3D printed animal prosthetics

DiveDesign & Bionic Pets: 3D Printing Custom Prosthetics for Dogs, Ducks, and More

New Jersey product development studio DiveDesign helps clients strategically build brands and products that will shape their industries, offering services such as industrial design, web development, engineering, design research and…

Russian Cats Walk Again with 3D Printed Titanium Prosthetic Paws

We’ve seen cats with 3D printed artificial knees, using 3D printed wheelchairs, and even 3D printed prosthetic legs for cats, but this is a first for me – a Russian…

Creature Comforts: 10 Ways 3D Printing Helped Animals This Year

Everyone loves a good animal story, and the 3D printing world has plenty of them. From animal prosthetics to implants to even robotic assistance for bees, 3D printing has helped…

Hornbill Proudly Displays His New 3D Printed Beak

The Jurong Bird Park in Jurong, Singapore is home to several hornbills, including a Great Pied Hornbill named Jary. His name means “helmeted warrior” in ancient Norse, and it’s a…

Tortoise Pals Bond Over Their 3D Printed Shells

Daisy is a 75-pound tortoise who was injured by a car. She survived the accident but was left with two holes in her shell, leaving her vulnerable to infection and…

3D Printing Helps Mr. Stubbs the Alligator Get a New Tail

What’s an alligator without a tail? Still an alligator, and potentially dangerous, but a lot more stubby – which is how Mr. Stubbs the alligator got his name. 10 years…

Run, Gumpy, Run: 3D Printed Feet for Gumpy the Seagull

3D printing is influencing the way so many innovators around the world create today. Whether you are a hacker, a hobbyist, a designer, engineer, or a surgeon, chances are you…

[Chicken] Debbie Harry Gets New Feet Thanks to 3D Printing

You may not have previously considered 3DPrint.com as your go-to to get all the latest celebrity gossip, but you might change your mind after reading this juicy tidbit that we’ve…

Peacock Receives 3D Printed Prosthetic Foot From Generous Reddit User

One of the best aspects of 3D printing is its ability to help animals all around the world. From prosthetics to walking aids, it’s proven to be an affordable and…

University’s 3D Printing Club Creates a 3D Printed Foot for a Local Dog

Tucker is a beautiful five-year-old Australian shepherd who has a lot of energy and loves people – a typical dog, in other words. One thing sets him apart from most…

Using 3D Printing Technology to Save the Animals in 2017

As we prepare to usher 2017 out and welcome 2018 in, we’ve been reflecting on all of the ways that 3D printing technology has been used to make a difference,…

3D Printed Mask Gives a Tiny Turtle a New Face

Many of the animals in zoos have important jobs that go beyond just hanging around and allowing themselves to be stared at by visitors. Several of them are members of…

Australia’s First 3D Printed Paw Helps Millie the Greyhound Run Again

While greyhounds can also be wonderful, affectionate pets, most people know them as the dogs that run fast. Greyhounds are, indeed, incredibly fast, but Millie, a young greyhound in Australia,…

3D Printing for Pet Products

3D printers can now be used to print a variety of pet products, toys and accessories. Name plates, hamster wheels, dog bones and bird perches are just a few of…

Nonprofit Pawsthetics Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Raise Funds for 3D Printed Animal Prosthetics

I’ll admit it, I’m a little (okay, a lot) obsessed with watching animal videos on social media; honestly, it’s one of the reasons I really love sites like Facebook and…

After a Pig Attack, A Lucky Duck is Back to Normal with a 3D Printed Bill

Blu is a pretty, blue-gray duck, a Swedish Blue mixed breed, living on a farm in Michigan. Mostly, he lives a peaceful life, but in January he became the unfortunate…

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Megan Finesilver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Speaker and Curriculum Developer, Colorado

Every educator knows that teaching is more than a full-time job. The hours dedicated to their work go far beyond the traditional 9-5, 40 hours a week framework, to say…

Seemore the Sea Turtle Gets a 3D Printed Shell Upgrade

The Mall of America is more than just the Taj Mahal Mall, known for its vastness, it is also home to public aquarium called Sea Life that houses Seemore the…

3D Printing Helps Lucky Dog Walk on All Four Legs

The Irish Retriever Rescue (IRR) is a collaboration between dog lovers in the UK and Ireland who are committed to rescuing abandoned, unwanted or abused golden retrievers. More than 100 dogs…

e-NABLE is Going to the Birds: 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg for a Secretary Bird in Germany

Usually when we write about worldwide volunteer network e-NABLE, we’re sharing an inspiring story about its 3D printed prosthetics and the children who receive them, or one of the many ways…

Volunteers Needed for the CAP Project: 3D Printed Prosthetics for Animals

Seeing an injured animal breaks my heart, and I know I’m not alone in that. Of course it’s hard to see an injured person, too, but there’s something about the…

3D Systems Details Process Behind 3D Printed Prosthetic Beak for Grecia the Toucan

Last year, the entire 3D printing community became enamored with Grecia, a toucan found in Costa Rica with half of its beak missing. After the toucan lost a large portion…

Creature Comfort & Care: Teenage Nonprofit Founder Saves Injured Animals With a 3D Printer

I consider myself lucky to have grown up in a family that taught me to do whatever I could to help animals in need. Taking in strays, sheltering injured birds,…

Shedd Aquarium: Hiss Majesty Has Growing Collection of 3D Printed Prosthetics for Missing Leg, Thanks to Design Team & Vets

Whenever someone asks exactly what it is 3D printing is doing that’s so important, I’m torn between which examples to share first. With impacts occurring in so many sectors, from…