05/06/2013 05:49 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Hope's Uni-Wheel: Yorkshire Terrier With 3 Legs Gets A Little Help (PHOTO)

We didn't think this Yorkshire terrier with a uni-wheel could be any cuter -- until we found out her name is Hope.

The pup may only have three legs, but she doesn't seem to have much trouble getting around with the help of a wheel, which is attached to a special doggie vest.

BuzzFeed's assertion is right; Hope is definitely "the cutest thing on one wheel."

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A Yorkshire Terrier named Hope shows off her uni-wheel attached to a doggie vest in Longmont, Colorado April 21, 2013. (Rick Wilking/Reuters)

Though animal prosthetics are not incredibly common, many pets have benefited from the assistance of artificial limbs recently.

Earlier this year, a Florida veterinarian and his son fashioned a makeshift wheelchair for a pig named Chris P. Bacon, who suffers from a congenital birth defect. Weeks later, in February, a golden retriever named Lily, born without a front paw, was fitted with an prosthetic paw to help her walk and train to become a therapy dog.



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