Here's an amazing story that I thought I would pass on! –Kim
Kandu, the 2-legged Jack Russellby Ken & Melissa Rogers
Kandu's story began in October 2005 when his owners, believing that Kandu would never have a good quality of life, took him to a veterinarian to be euthanized. Very luckily he was rescued by the Evergreen Animal Protective League (EAPL) where his next life began. There are so many people that helped from the EAPL but special thanks to Robin, Betsy, Laura and Linda. You can read about everything they have done for Kandu HERE. And please check all of the other pets they have helped along the way.
Once Kandu made it to his new home, the fun began. Martin Kaufmann with Orthopets fabricated the initial design for Kandu's wheels and winter monoski. This truly turned Kandu's life around. He can now run with the other dogs, dash from room to room, roll up and down the driveway, and yes, he has even been in two parades in Steamboat Springs. Many, many thanks to Martin and Amy for their creativity and energy.
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More about Kandu:
- VIDEO: Kandu's Story on CBS News4
- VIDEO: Follow-up Story about Kandu
- Two-legged Dog with the Kandu Attitude
- Woman's World Magazine (PDF)
- Dog's Life Magazine (PDF)
- New Leash on Life (PDF)
©2007 Kandu and Ken Rogers
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