Turbo The Two-Legged Chihuahua Has A Wheelchair Made Out Of Toys

This resilient little pup isn’t letting a birth defect hold him back! h/t Today

1. Meet Turbo, an adorable Chihuahua puppy who is missing his front two legs.

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2. Due to a birth defect, the legs in question are severely under developed.

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3. The couple who owned the litter brought Turbo to veterinarian Amy Birk, the hospital manager at The Downtown Veterinarian in Indianapolis.

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4. With Turbo’s best interests in mind, the couple insisted that they did not want the lively puppy to be put down.

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5. The immediate challenge became clear: dogs with disability aren’t typically fitted for carts until they’re at least 6 months old, due to their rapid growth. Turbo was only 4 months old, but in need of some help.

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6. So Birk and her team took matters into their own hands.

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7. And after some trial and error…

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8. …they cracked the code.

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9. Birk and her team managed to build a makeshift cart of their own out of wheels from a Fisher Price helicopter and pipes from a toy welding kit.

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10. Turbo is apparently gaining weight and is “on the right track healthwise.” In an interview with, Birk reports, “He’s got a lot of life in him.”

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11. Turbo <3

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