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Children with Disabilities

Good Acres is now supporting kids and teens with disabilities. Affected children and their families or caretakers can visit the sanctuary for free by appointment to share some love with our rescued animals. Especially our handicapped animals such as blind donkey ‘Pearl’, donkey Rosie with her severely deformed legs, and little goat boy ‘Kevin’ who wears a prosthetic leg can

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Kevin’s 1 Week Progress Report

Little Kevin has had his prosthetic leg now for one full week, wearing it for about one hour in the morning and again in the evening. These are training and physical therapy sessions for him which include stretching exercises for the contracted muscles around his hip. He faced a combination of several issues. an outward rotation of the lower leg

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A New Leg for Kevin

7 months old Kevin is showing off his prosthetic leg. He is now undergoing practice sessions twice daily to learn about putting weight on the new leg and relax his very contracted right hip area. As of right now, an extension had to be taped to the bottom of the prosthetic leg to allow the prosthetic to come in contact

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