Portrait of Donald


This, in essence, serves as a wheel chair for a dog, that is, a dog that does not have hind legs, uses this for mobility

Donald was a Veterinary Orthotics and Prosthetics Custom Brace and Artificial Limb Provider for dogs and other animals. His company’s name was kinetic paws through which he offered “Premium Hand Crafted Orthotics.”

His background was in human orthotic and prosthetic application, “I started a company providing the same type of aides and devices for animals.” This was due to his extreme passion and love for animals.

Donald worked with rehabilitation specialists and with veterinarians. The vets made sure that his devices were appropriate and that the applications would fitted properly.

Donald’s services were provided all over Southern California, hat is, he traveled all over Southern California to furnish Orthotics to different animals. However, he was headquartered in the Palmdale/Antelope Valley area and that was were he did most of his design and fabrication.

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Image Credits: Bat-Ami Gordin ©2017 all rights reserved. Credit if you use it, please.

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About zongrik

For those of you who do not know the handle "zongrik," that would be Bat-Ami Gordin. Most people call me "Tammy." Bat-Ami means "daughter of my nation" in Hebrew. It's a heavy name to carry around. I answer to either name. I also answer to "mama." Some Basic Things about me: Animal lover, mom, poet/writer, dramatic soprano, photographer, teacher/tutor, CERT/Technician and, oh yeah, aerospace engineer. I consider myself "The Astro-Poet." To learn more about the origins of the word "zongrik" see whats-a-zongrik?

Posted on October 17, 2017, in ABC wednesday, photography, Portraits, wordless wednesday and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. WOW! Would be great to see it in action too. Cheers

  2. That type of device is so needed. We had a dog that couldn’t use it’s hind legs

  3. I’ve read about this work with animals and it is so inspiring!

  4. Isn’t it wonderful to give animals a ‘second’ life after they suffer from disabillity?!

    Have a splendid, ♥-warming ABC-WEDNES-day / – week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)
    http://melodymusic.nl/21-o/

  5. What a rewarding job he has! You got a great photo of him.

  6. how cool is that? Thank you for linking up at NanaHood!

  7. Oh, I’m glad it’s not THAT Donald.

  8. What a excellent portrait and excellent write up about Donald and such an excellent job /business to have.

  9. Lovely photo and great invention ~ thanks ~ ^_^

    A ShutterBug Explores ~ aka (A Creative Harbor)

  10. This is really interesting.

  11. very cool, indeed
    ROG, ABCW

  12. Ahhh… and animal lover, bless him! I. like. him.

  13. Lovely man. A little dog near me has a pair of wheels and is quite the local character. Its wheels of course are a smaller size than those, must be more difficult with a big dog.

  14. handmadejewelryhaven

    I always think there is a special place in heaven for people that show such kindness to animals.
    Thank you for sharing!

    – Lisa

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