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Special-needs pets

Lawrence residents who own pets with disabilities say their animals are worth the extra TLC. Most of the time, they add, their special-needs dogs and cats don’t seem to notice they’re any different from other pets. See some of these pets in action.

Izzy, a one and a half year old Australian Shepherd who has only three legs, leaps to catch a flying disc. Izzy's right front leg had to be amputated last summer after she was hit by a car. Her owners are Brooke and Mario Fontana, Lawrence.


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