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No longer a lame duck
18th November 2019

By Robert Ellis

A duck is walking more comfortably after a Tennessee vet crafted a pair of orthopaedic shoes from mats bought in a local hardware store.

Dr Matt Quillen said Jenny the duck was taken into the Rocky Top Veterinary Hospital by her owner, John Dixon, when he noticed her legs were turned inward when she walked – a condition known as bumblefoot.
“She was having a lot of pressure on those feet and developed some really large sores,” Matt told WCYB-TV.