Amanda Geise is the founder of Panda Paws Rescue, a non-profit organization advocating for medically abused or disabled animals, in Washougal, Washington.. Stay informed! He’s a Boxer with two legs, but he’s still a Boxer.”. For more than a decade, Amanda Giese has operated Panda Paws Rescue out of her home, raising her family to share her passion for saving animals. Sassafras Lowrey Dr. Brandon at Animal Care Clinic in Vancouver, Washington removed his rear legs by doing a double amputation. He knows that next time Duncan may not come back to life, so he doesn’t take one moment for granted. After Duncan’s back legs were removed, Giese and Walters began looking for a very special home to adopt him into. I note that there presently are no scheduled programs announced for 2019 and I am sincerely hoping that there WILL be a continuation of the "Amanda" programs and that they will begin soon.  |  WATCH: A HAPPY HOMECOMING FOR DUNCAN, A TWO-LEGGED DOG WHO CONTINUES TO BEAT THE ODDS UPDATE: Two-legged boxer Duncan Lou Who was found Saturday afternoon in a rock quarry in Fremont County. In true Duncan fashion, the dog had survived against all the odds. “Somewhere between 30 and 40 people showed up,” Walters said. So obviously now Duncan does not use a wheel chair. Amanda is the founder of the Panda Paws Rescue organization. Panda Paws Rescue, a non-profit animal resuce founded by Amanda Giese, is working to end homelessness, abuse and neglect of all animals. "Amanda to the Rescue" premieres at 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 on Animal Planet. (Photo courtesy @duncanlouwho on Instagram). He does not need one and nor does he like it. And then the search was on to find Duncan, a 4-year-old pup that was born with a deformity that fused his back legs. © 2019 Belvoir Media Group. Find Out Which Nuts Are Safe — And Which Aren’t. Duncan loves to supplement his diet with peanut butter. By reaching his third birthday this July, Duncan has already outlived what many predicted. Duncan has found his person, "The Dad" and they are attached at the hip. The two-legged dog’s organs are cramped and compromised in his rib cage. He has already lived longer than was projected when he came to the rescue three years ago with a hind-leg condition that could have been fatal. Apple did not fall far from the tree, both of the children help Amanda rescue animal. Duncan and Walters are a bonded pair. It features Amanda and her children as they go about caring for abandoned dogs. His Instagram account and email inbox are full of comments from people who are channelling some of his resilience to overcome obstacles in their own lives. He was born with his rear legs fused in an X shape. One of the things that the Vet told us when we took Duncan in to get his legs amputated was that he would be considered hospice. “He’s literally one of a kind,” he explains. Instead of rushing to Walters when he entered the house, Duncan just leaned back and fell over. We all were like what just happened and he just walked around like it was nothing. 377K likes. Everything was all set - until he met the couple who runs the rescue, Gary Walters and his wife, Amanda. Walters says that was the beginning of a special bond he didn’t expect. Panda Paws Rescue is a registered 501c3 nonprofit rescue specializing in major medical, special needs & hospice care. What happened to him? According to reports in numerous websites, Amanda finished her veterinary medical school before devoting time to the rescue of differently abled animals. Amanda Giese will continue her mission of rescuing unwanted canines when Animal Planet's Amanda to the Rescue returns in the fall.. Duncan had adapted by learning to walk on only his front legs. When Walters and Giese posted an online plea for help in finding Duncan this weekend, social media went nuts. ‘Patient Zero’ Lost Most of His Fingers to COVID-19 Caught on Ski Trip Last Year. Due to his unique physiology and a metabolic disorder, Duncan burns twice as many calories as other dogs. The energetic dog is constantly adapting to make the most of his body. “We only get to spend a very little amount of time with him, so let’s enjoy it while we can.”. Read: Baby Goat Learns to Walk Again After Losing His Hind Legs to Frostbite. They got him a doggie wheelchair, but he hated the contraption, so they donated it to another dog in need. As for her height, the details of her measurement is yet to be available, but she is a few inches shorter than her partner, Jeffrey Roy. 142.4k Followers, 143 Following, 1,301 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Duncan Lou Who - Official Page (@duncanlouwho) “I don’t think we would have made it” without the reinforcements, Walters said. His full name is Duncan Lou Who, and thanks to a viral video, he is the most famous member of Panda Paws, their in-home rescue for special-needs dogs in Washington. The rescue agreed right away, and so Duncan flew with his rescuers to Washington in hopes of finding a better life. Amanda Giese wants to help those afflicted with cancer feel comfortable with their hair loss. (Photo courtesy @duncanlouwho on Instagram). To Walters, it looked like something out of a cartoon, but it definitely wasn’t funny. Amanda is a fictional character in the television series Highlander: The Series and Highlander: The Raven, portrayed by actress Elizabeth Gracen.She is one of the Immortals, immune to old age and death except by taking the head off.Some Immortals play The Game, seeking each other out for a duel to the death, for which the survivor is rewarded with a Quickening. He took off walking. Alongside Amanda are her two kids, Jade and Beast, and her partner Gary. That dog is such a survivor.”, Watch: Baby Born With 4 Legs and 2 Spines Receives Life-Changing Operation. The TV and internet sensation was thrown from his master’s truck during a brutal road crash in Idaho. Dude, you're gonna be in a movie. "Amanda to the Rescue," a new Animal Planet series, spotlights the work of Amanda Giese, second from left, and her family. Amanda to the Rescue (l to r) Beast, Amanda, Jade and Gary with their dogs. What New Dog Parents Need to Know About ‘Board and Train’, Can Dogs Eat Nuts? Walters and Giese are constantly assessing and tweaking Duncan’s diet to keep him at his ideal weight. The popular series is in its second season, having premiered back on October 28 th, 2018. "Jade, our daughter, called him and he perked up and ran to her.". As his human family assessed the damage, Duncan disappeared. Why Do People Turn to Conspiracy Theories During Times of Uncertainty. As we mentioned before, Amanda Giese does not have cancer. Walters’ 2002 Ford Excursion flipped several times, ejecting Duncan. Very few dogs Duncan’s size can replicate his post-amputation success. If we can teach the next generation how to properly care for animals and eliminate pet overpopulation, neglect, and abuse, then my job is done.” AMANDA TO THE RESCUE has received numerous honors this year. He says Duncan has taught him a lot about resilience, determination, and patience. “He took a breath, and his tail started wagging.”.  |, Dr. Ernie Ward All rights reserved. (Photo courtesy @duncanlouwho on Instagram). In true Duncan fashion, the dog had survived against all the odds. After the surgery, Duncan didn’t seem to notice anything amiss. Many of Duncan’s fans don’t realize that although Giese is the public face of Panda Paws, the dog is actually a real daddy’s boy. Panda Paws Rescue, Washougal, Washington. This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If he’s too heavy, it’s too hard on him from a joint and muscle and bone standpoint,” Walters explains. Then the dog ran off. “I don’t know how. About Amanda To The Rescue. “He did a hell of a job,” Walters told InsideEdition.com Tuesday. He was dehydrated, a little beat up and his paw pads were damaged, but he was otherwise OK. “He’s totally fine,” Walters said. Although he weighs 24 pounds, he must eat as much as a 60-pound dog. I can live like this and … This is crazy. Duncan was born with a medical condition that made his rear legs unusable and were therefore amputated, relieving the stress and pain of dragging them around. The founder of Panda Paws Rescue has a unique haircut and prefers to go bald. Amanda has two children Beast Giese and Jade Giese from her previous marriage. See more of Duncan in action on his website and Instagram. Amanda to the Rescue With a joy and passion larger than life, Amanda Giese treats hopeless animals in her Washington state home, primarily focusing on dogs that others have given up on. He’d always known this day would come, but that didn’t mean he was ready to say goodbye. A video of his first, frolicking trip to the beach has been viewed more than 6.8 million times on YouTube. Amanda studied medical school but dropped out to pursue her career in pet-rescue work. In addition to helping humans, Duncan is also helping his fellow dogs by changing the public perception of differently abled pets for the better. “They were fused underneath him in an X shape, and the options were to euthanize him or amputate the legs,” Walters explains. Cops helped look for the dog, and his story was shared by East Idaho News. Meet Duncan Lou, A Boxer Who Thrives with Only Front Legs Panda Paws Rescue, the group that saved him, takes the most difficult rescue and adoption cases. At Giese’s direction, Walter put Duncan on the ground and watched as she performed CPR on the dog. Along with her kids, Jade and Beast, the family helps animals in need get a second chance. Get tips and exclusive deals. He learned to walk, run and climb stairs using only his front legs. Here, we gathered all the details about Amanda Giese’s age, profession, salary, net worth, affairs, and so on. Read: Gabe Adams, 17, Doesn't Let Having No Legs or Arms Keep Him Dancing His Heart Out. Usually the first of the Panda Paws Rescue pack to welcome the humans home, the two-legged dog was unusually quiet. Amanda Giese, a reality star who has a special bond with the animals, also has a show named after her on Animal Planet, “Amanda To The Rescue;” which focuses primarily on numerous large-scale rescue missions that Amanda herself carries out throughout the nation, dealing with the rescue and preservation of animals with unique medical requirements. Duncan has been cast in a movie. But what happened Friday night is something Duncan and his family won’t soon forget. "Amanda to the Rescue" on the Animal Planet network is likely the most compassionate, straightforward, no-frills-just-fact presentation of canine rescue scenarios currently (2018) on TV. Vets said the only hope for the dog was amputating his conjoined legs. Amanda, to the rescue baldness, is a statement and a choice. Walters appreciates how Duncan has changed the world — and changed him. Amanda Giese Cancer Update. She will ask you to rescue her husband, Joshua, who is currently in the Servant Allocation Center in the inner city. Duncan the famous two-legged boxer is now even more famous. Now He’s Back on the Slopes. Heather Marcoux They were born two years apart, Beast is currently 18 years old (Born 2002) and Jade is 16 years old (Born 2004). “I am definitely his person, and he is definitely my dog, without question,” Walters explains, adding that Duncan’s celebrity status hasn’t changed him, but the dog’s personality has. Aug 8th 2016. Walters and Giese, who operate Panda Paws, a rescue service for abandoned, abused or neglected animals, took Duncan in as a puppy. The video star survives despite all odds, not letting having only two legs slow him down. Rescue Amanda's husband, Joshua is a quest in Fallout 2. “That’s the one thing people don’t understand about Duncan — he’s a handful. At one point, they thought they’d found the perfect family for Duncan, but when his potential adopters came to visit, everyone got the feeling that Duncan was already with his forever family. Though "Amanda to the Rescue" will be centered around Giese and the pets at the shelter, Walters, Duncan and the rest of the family -- be they human or animal -- will appear on the show. Duncan can walk upright like a four-legged dog. “I ran over and picked him up, and he was still alive, but then he just kind of arched his back again and just peed everywhere and died in my arms,” Walters recalls. A lot of the rescues we have this season really push the envelope on the types of rescues we’ve showcased previously. Duncan is a part of the Panda Paws family, and is only one example of the type of animal rescue that Amanda and her … Amanda Giese treats seemingly hopeless animals in need of a second chance, primarily focusing on dogs that others have given up on. The teen slammed on the brakes, swerved, but nonetheless clipped the behemoth mammal standing in the dark in the middle of the road. When you see Duncan is like look, I'm having a great life. Beast, Walters’ 15-year-old son, was behind the wheel, thanks to his new learner’s permit. Thanks to an “exoskeleton” of reinforced bumpers and roll bars, the family was safe despite the vehicle being totaled. “If he’s too light, that’s unhealthy for him from a metabolic standpoint. Amanda Giese and her boyfriend turned fiance Jeffree Roy. Gary Walters and his partner, Amanda Giese, pulled into their driveway in March of 2015 expecting the customary excited greeting from their Boxer, Duncan. “I do this because it truly is my passion, it's what I was born to do,” says Geise. Amanda Giese is pictured on Rockaway Beach, Ore., during the filming of her new show, "Amanda to the Rescue," earlier this year. What surgery did he have? After a few agonizing moments, life returned to Duncan’s body. Duncan was found with a congenital defect that caused his back legs to be fused together, making them unusable. Before he had even arrived at the rescue, Duncan had a family who wanted to adopt him. “They were twisting his spine, and eventually they would have twisted his spine enough that it would have severed something and then he would have been in horrendous pain.”. The animal rescuer is the freshest face in the Animal Planet docu-series, Amanda To The Rescue.Nothing in the show is scripted, everything that follows is spot-on, focusing on Amanda’s journey to California shelters. Besides, Giese is a reality TV star and runs her show ‘Amanda To The Rescue. The family’s two other dogs were not hurt. On Saturday, 14 hours after the crash, a man spotted Duncan running near a quarry and phoned Giese, whose number was listed on a missing flier posted on the Panda Paws website. 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Amanda Giese says a second season of Animal Planet's "Amanda to the Rescue" gives her more chances to educate viewers about special-needs animals.  |. The exact cause of his collapse that night is unknown, but likely related to the way his body is formed. She doesn’t care what others think, and as a result, shaves her head as often as she can. We are an all-breed rescue! Some Say No. The dog had traveled three miles from the crash site, and was about 300 feet off a main road, Walters said. Amanda is a woman who lives in the eastern corner of the Vault City courtyard. People near the crash site helped look for the dog. (Photo Courtesy of Kenny Allen) “Duncan was curled up under a bush," Walters said. According to Walters, most double hind-leg amputees will never walk upright with the ease Duncan does. Giese suffered broken ribs, a concussion and bumps and bruises. Amanda Giese is well known for her work on the Animal Planet Documentary-show, Amanda, to the Rescue. 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