Here Is Video Of A Disabled Puppy Learning To Walk Set To The 'Rocky' Theme. Prepare To Lose Your Sh*t.

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07.29.13 9 Comments

Meet Mick. He’s a boxer puppy afflicted with something called Swimmer Puppy Syndrome, a condition caused by a weakness of the adductor muscles that pull the legs together. The disease causes dogs to not have the ability to stand firmly on their legs, so the legs tend to splay out to the sides. In short, dogs like Mick cannot not sit, stand or walk.

Okay, here’s a box of tissue. I’m just going to leave the room now.

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Brett has been a New York Times contributing writer, a national affairs reporter for Yahoo! News, and a writer/editor at Gawker Media. Brett has also written for Esquire, Yahoo! Sports, Deadspin, Complex, Gourmet, Hazlitt, Animal, Gambit, and Dealbreaker.

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