They say a human’s best friend is hairy and four-legged. Dogs are loyal animals, and it breaks our hearts to see them lose the use of a paw.
Using a 3D printer, two students at the University of Augsburg have developed a prototype for a prosthetic dog leg.
Additive manufacturing makes it possible to gear the design of the artificial limb to individual animals. Production costs are low; and a start-up is the next logical step.