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This Cute Pup Has Only Half His Body, But He'll Win Over Your Whole Heart

So much to see and feel here.

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He was born with caudal regression syndrome, sacrocaudal dysgenesis, and what's believed to be spina bifida. According to his Facebook page, he was basically born with half a spine, no functional pelvis, and tiny contracted hind legs.

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He also has a condition called swimmer puppy syndrome. The condition basically spreads the legs out, flattens the chest, and leaves an animal unable to stand normally, putting a lot of pressure on internal organs.

Doctors for the rescue determined that Bonsai's biggest issue was his hind legs, so both were amputated in late June. The pup is reportedly recovering just fine.


But Bonsai still has a long way to go, and a PetCaring fundraising account has been set up to help cover his medical expenses.

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It's not clear how Bonsai goes to the bathroom or how many more medical procedures he'll need over his lifetime. But one thing is for certain: He can always count on plenty of attention.

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