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Family raising money for dog born with backward legs

(Source: GoFundMe) (Source: GoFundMe)

A California family is raising money for a dog with an unusual condition. The 9-month-old golden retriever doesn’t have use of her front legs.

Her name is Rexi, like the dinosaur T-Rex. 

“She can stand up and use her back legs fully, and then she scoots around on her chest kind of like a snail," owner James Cassidy told ABC News.  

After several doctor’s visits, the family doesn't have any answers on why Rexi's legs are backward. 

The couple has started a GoFundMe account. They’ve raised more than $15,000 dollars for her medical care. 

According to ABC News, the family is working with Kolman Prosthetics to create a cart and body suit so Rexi can run with comfort.

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