Faith, A Dog Born With Two Front Legs, Has Learned To Walk On Two Hind Legs

Faith, A Dog Born With Two Front Legs, Has Learned To Walk On Two Hind Legs

Faith, a bipedal dog, was born on 22 September 2014, with three legs; two fully developed hind legs and a deformed front leg. Her deformed front leg was amputated when she was seven months old.

Jude Stringfellow, the owner of the dog, found her when her mother was trying to smother the deformed puppy. Jude’s son rescued the puppy and brought him home. Veterinarians and many people advised that Faith should be euthanized. 

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Faith, A Dog Born With Two Front Legs, Has Learned To Walk On Two Hind Legs

But Jude believed in herself and the dog. To teach him to hop, she started using a spoon with peanut butter as an incentive. Finally, her hard work paid off, and Faith began to walk on her own.

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 She was given a non-commission rank of E5 Sgt. at Ft. Lewis, Washington in June 2016. Faith visited more than 2300 wounded warriors in hospitals throughout the world. She was also seen by more than 2,000,000 active soldiers at bases, airports, and ceremonies. 

Faith, A Dog Born With Two Front Legs, Has Learned To Walk On Two Hind Legs

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Faith wore an ACU jacket and would get excited when it was pulled out of the closet, as she knew it meant that she was about to meet soldiers. 

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