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Therapy dog gets its own prosthetic paw after helping people through rehab

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Therapy puppy gets a prosthetic leg

WCYB - An up-and-coming therapy dog is turning heads and stealing hearts.

The 11-week-old golden retriever is training to help people going through rehab, and she has a very special trait that's making her a unique fit for the job.

However, there's something different about Lily; she's missing a paw.

"I really wanted to get a pet that could work alongside me that could help my patients. She did seem like the perfect choice," explains occupational therapist Heather Mullin.

It was a complication during her birth and Mullin is hoping to turn it into something positive for her patients.

On Wednesday, technicians fitted her for her very own prosthetic paw.

Read more at WCYB.com.

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