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'Miracle' puppy born with six legs






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There is a lot of bad news today, but a heart-warming story comes from the USA. A puppy was born with severe abnormalities. Doctors are hopeful that she will live a healthy life. Skipper the puppy was one of nine puppies. Eight were "normal" but Skipper was born with six legs and two tails. These are her most visible abnormalities. She also has two pelvises and two reproductive regions. Her vet said that all her organs are working "just fine".

Vets called Skipper's survival a "miracle". They wrote that: "She has survived longer than we suspect any other canine has....with her combination of congenital conditions." They added: "We think that she may have some things to overcome, but she is determined right now and thriving." Skipper has her own Facebook page. It says she is at the correct weight for her age and that she is following a path to a happy and healthy life.

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