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Video of a Dog With Paralyzed Back Legs Chasing His Ball

This Adorable Dog Won't Let Paralysis Keep Him From Playing Fetch, and It's So Sweet

Sometimes inspiration to grab life by the horns comes from the most unexpected places, and this video of a pup playing fetch despite his hind legs being paralyzed is no exception. Recently, a Twitter user named Nick, who declares himself "the world's best dog dad," shared a video of his pupper chasing a football with the caption, "My dog's back legs were paralyzed last month but I don't think he knows yet so don't tell him."

There's no denying the spirit of perseverance is alive and well in the clip, and it appears others agree. So far, the heartwarming video has amassed nearly 80,000 favorites and more than 17,000 retweets since it was shared on June 17, proving that motivation can take many forms.

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