The Poopy Dance

Tripawd German Shepherd Wyatt Ray shows how three-legged dogs go potty after limb amputation.

Why do you think it is that one of the first questions people ask when their dog or cat is going to lose a leg is,

How is my dog / cat going to poop?

Well, lemme tell you folks, we got it all figured out. Here’s how:


We’re smarter than you think. Don’t you agree?

Author: wyattraydawg

I am Wyatt Ray Dawg, Tripawd Extraordinaire, and Leg-A-Cy to my hero, Jerry G. Dawg. My pawrents are Jim and Rene, creators of

9 thoughts on “The Poopy Dance”

  1. You’re welcome! It’s our public service announcement. I know, weird, but I think it’s fascinating to see how far back Wyatt puts his front right leg in order to balance while he’s pooping!

  2. Sassy never put her foot that far back amazing LOL. In fact hers were pretty much same place as before her amputation

    Michelle & Angel Sassy

  3. Wow who knew? It’s funny that Wyatt developed this stance all by himself. Sassy must have had some awesome balance to keep her paws in the same place.

  4. It’s a valid question! We get asked that ALL the time. We send clients to this blog and website to show them it will all be ok.

    Thanks for everything, even pictures of pooping! Someone, somewhere, is very relieved to see this! (No pun intended)

    Jenny Jones, PT, MS, DPT, CCRT

  5. Hi Jenny, thanks so much for reading and referring folks to Tripawds. Referrals from vet practices are the highest compliment we can receive. Yep, we just had to share that photo, everyone wants to know. What a relief eh? Heh heh. Keep up the great work, Sage is an amazing place!

  6. this is hilarious, eva doesn’t hide her butt that far hahahaha. what a cute baby. i love wyatt.

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