Rutherford County Goat Receives Prosthetic Limbs - Articles

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Posted by: Jarod Word on Nov 26, 2018

A Rutherford County resident is jumping for joy after receiving prosthetic legs created just for her, The Daily News Journal reports. Lolli the goat lost her back legs and tips of her ears to frostbite when she was a newborn, forcing her to drag herself around her farm and leaving her defenseless against predators. After hearing about the non-profit Gentle Barn, Lolli’s owners contacted the organization for help. Gentle Barn was able to get the University of Tennessee Knoxville Large Animal Hospital to perform an operation to prepare her for, then fit Lolli with the new legs. She was cleared by the medical staff and released into the Gentle Barn pastures earlier this month.