Greg Manteufel is keeping a positive attitude despite nearly losing his life when he contracted a rare blood infection from a dog lick in June.
Greg Manteufel is surprisingly upbeat after losing nearly all his limbs and part of his nose. Parts of his arms and legs were amputated after doctors say he contracted a bacteria from a dog's lick. Earlier this summer, Manteufel told Inside Edition from his hospital bed that he had.
He thought it was the flu, but a Wisconsin man actually had a Man's legs, hands amputated after a dog's lick: 'He still loves his dog'.
Lancet. 1970 Mar 21;1(7647):615. Dog licks man. Verrier L. PMID: 4190562; [ Indexed for MEDLINE]. MeSH terms. Animals; Dogs*; Humans; Saliva*; Wound.