Dude, seriously? Aren't you worried about your dog or even the plethora of flammable chemicals you're throwing sparks at? There's a fine line between kludging and wanton disregard for safety, this is definitely the latter.
This little guy had a life-threatening illness and needed his leg amputated. Luckily, the doctors at Washington State University's veterinarian school came up with a plan that even a 12-year-old tortoise's HMO covered.