POSTED: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 11:00pm
UPDATED: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 11:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — An up-and-coming therapy dog is turning heads and stealing hearts.
The 11-week-old Golden Retriever is training to help people going through rehab, and she has a very special trait that's making her a unique fit for the job.
However, there's something different about Lily; she's missing a paw.
"I really wanted to get a pet that could work alongside me that could help my patients. She did seem like the perfect choice," explains occupational therapist Heather Mullin.
It was a complication during her birth and Mullin is hoping to turn it into something positive for her patients.
On Wednesday, technicians fitted her for her very own prosthetic paw.
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