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A project at Southern Utah University has yielded a prosthetic limb for pets.

According to the university:

With the support of Bionic Pets and a generous donation from H/3 Foundation, three engineering students at Southern Utah University have designed prosthetic feet for a dog named Yeti, who was adopted from Best Friends Animal Society last year. The student team, including Najilah Jones, Morgan Hansen, and Cierra Salcido, began the process to help Yeti earlier this year.

The 3-D printed prosthetics cost between $1,000 and $3,000, KSL News Radio reports.

Watch a video about the project:




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