dogs

UK Veterinarian Turns to 3D Printing to Fix a Tiny Dog’s Bent Leg

I have three dogs, all of whom are considered medium-sized in that they weigh roughly over 16 kg but less than 30 kg. When they run at you, especially my…

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…

3D Printed Model Lets Puppy Run Around Like Puppies Should

A puppy named Bento started off his life in a bit of a rocky way – on the wrong foot, you might call it. The pet store where he started…

Dog Recovering After Groundbreaking Surgery to Implant 3D Printed Skull Cap

Patches is a nine-year-old dachshund who, for years, had a small and apparently harmless bump on her head. Recently, however, that bump began growing until it became the size of…

Dog with Tumor to Benefit from 3D Printed Implant

Bliss, a two-year-old dog from Texas, wasn’t living such a blissful existence for a while. The pup was suffering from a rare skull tumor that gave her head a deformed…

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…

Calgary Photographer Uses 60-Camera Scanning System, Creates 3D Printed Replicas of Dogs

If you are a dog lover, then you know how special such pets can make nearly every part of your day, whether you have one or a whole pack of…

Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power…

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 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…

Exclusive Interview: Texas A&M Veterinarian Creates Entirely New Treatment to Save a Dog With a Gigabot 3D Printer

Most people can tell you a story about what made them finally decide to acquire a 3D printer or to start learning about the technology. For Dr. Michael Deveau, Radiation…

3D Printed Dog Nose is Helping to Enhance Electronic Scent-Detection Devices

My dogs go crazy when we bring Chinese food home, because they can smell the wontons my husband will eventually feed them. They won’t give him any peace until he…

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,…

Animal Avengers Do Good Again: Hanna the Labrador Retriever Receives 3D Printed, Bionic Tooth

Dental care can be a challenge for everyone, even with insurance. As premiums and co-pays increase–while benefits decrease—we’re often left with difficult choices and challenges, not to mention pain, difficulty…

This 3D Printed Leash Lock Might Just Be a Dog Walker’s Dream!

Most people with canine companions well know the ins and outs of walking the dog, and anything that makes that process more efficient is helpful. If the Dog Whisperer strategies haven’t helped…

3D Printing Dog Creates 3Key Kinetic Sculpture, a Deconstructed Typewriter

There is something satisfying about the ruckus caused by an old fashioned typewriter. The sound feels like progress and the act of writing is as close to dancing as it…

Make Your Dog Happier with a 3D Printed Automated Dog Treat Feeder

People who don’t own a pet probably don’t know this, but there is a constant battle of wills happening each day in a home that has a dog living in…

Kickstarter: 3D Print Your Dog in Miniature via Minichua

There are many 3D printing related Kickstarter campaigns to consider, but some just stand out of the pack.  One such example is the campaign to raise £28,000 (about $43,500 USD)…

Canine Paparazzi: Nikon Creates Personal Camera for Dogs with 3D Printed Smartcase

When I was a kid, I was (like many of us are, I’m sure) fascinated by the fact that dogs could only see in black and white. My family had…

Fusion Implants–and Their 3D Printed Dog Knee Replacements–Win New Funding

There are things that people tend to take for granted when it comes to our medical care. Medications are strictly controlled, doctors usually have multiple care options available to them….

Xavier University Gives Dog New 3D Printed Leg—Thanks To New MakerBot Innovation Center

The Xavier MakerBot Innovation Center, the opening of which it seems we just reported on yesterday, has finished a wonderful new project already—and it’s one of those heartwarming stories we…

Design for Clever 3D Printed Game That Teaches Dogs Valuable Skills Now Available on Cults3D

If you have a dog and a 3D printer, then perhaps you have experienced what I have. My dog is obsessed, not only by the printer itself, barking and growling…

3D Printing May Help Legless Puppy Become Mobile in “Legs for Nimble” GoFundMe Campaign

Mr. Pond, my dog, is a rescue, part Chihuahua, part something else; in a rare moment of stillness, he’s actually sitting on my lap right now as I write this article, but he’s…

3D Systems’ 3D Printed Titanium Implants Relieve Cruciate Ligament Conditions in Over 10,000 Dogs

We share so many of the ups and downs of life with our pets, who love us unconditionally. We share the joy of recreation and quiet solitude with our fur-covered…