HPD K9 officer T-Rex learning how to walk on 3 legs after surgery

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A popular Houston Police canine had one of his legs amputated in an effort to stop the spread of bone cancer.

Texas A&M veterinarians operated on T-Rex Friday. The surgery will allow the five-year-old Belgian Malinois to enjoy life for another five to six years.

T-Rex is learning to walk on three legs and is already figuring out his balance when he goes outside.

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A big Foti High Five to the HPD K-9 officers who have helped take down thousands of suspects.

T-Rex assured his fans on Twitter that this wasn't the end of his career or his happy home life with his handler.

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