Mick was born with Swimmer Puppy Syndrome, a rare disease that makes it impossible for him to use his legs to walk, stand or even sit because all four legs splay to the side. When he was six weeks old Mick was taken in by The Mia Foundation, an organization that was developed to give animals born with birth defects a fighting chance.

Watch the amazing story of how Mick learned how to walk for the first time: