Dwarf Dog MikeyGus Will Melt Your Heart

Dwarf Dog MikeyGus Will Melt Your Heart

SAMANTHA CARKUFF: MikeyGus feels like he is my best buddy. He is part of the family. COMM: MikeyGus lives with the Carkuff family and his two parents Spartacus and Temperance,
and he is just like any other puppy, except that he was born with dwarfism. COMM: MikeyGus appeared to be a normal puppy until a vet visited the family when he was
just 10 weeks old and noticed some abnormalities. COMM: Six weeks later, he was officially diagnosed with dwarfism. AMY CARKUFF: Spartacus and Temperance treat MikeyGus pretty much like they would any other
dog. Temperance does tend to be a little more motherly towards MikeyGus, Spartacus is a
little more indifferent. AMY CARKUFF: When they play, and MikeyGus is playing with them, they are a lot more careful. COMM: His condition caused his growth to be stunted, which stopped this puppy from being
able to walk at just six months old. But owners Amy and Heath worked to rehabilitate him until
he was able to walk again. AMY CARKUFF: MikeyGus has taught me a lot about determination, ambition and not giving up. SAMANTHA CARKUFF: MikeyGus is always very
cuddly and lovely. I don’t know who could not love MikeyGus.
AMY CARKUFF: My favourite thing about MikeyGus is that he is just absolutely loving, loves to play. AMY CARKUFF: He never gives up, he thinks he is like everybody else. COMM: It’s likely that this form of dwarfism was caused by a defect in his pituitary gland
which amongst other symptoms can mean a decreased life expectancy. However, to be sure it wasn’t
a genetic issue, they have also stopped breeding with MikeyGus’ parents. Despite this, the
family are embracing all the time they have with their unusual, but loving pet. SAMANTHA CARKUFF: MikeyGus thinks he is a normal dog and his disability doesn’t stop
him from walking and running.

Comments (100)

  1. Poor Mikeygus, looks hard for his joints

  2. He's soooooooo friggin cute!!!?

  3. Wait… the Kaka family?! Did I get hear that?!

  4. Shocking but he is lucky to have you people god bless you

  5. Thats just too cute.

    I will not be surprised if someone would pay a fortune for him.

  6. When Tyrone lannister was a stark

  7. OMG the way he walks is so cuuuteee

  8. Hes not diffrent has so cute and hes like a mini cutness overload bodyguard dog

  9. People seem to be uneducated about what a good breeder is and the german shepherd breed. Around 11% of gsd's are carriers of the gene which also means you can genetically test your breeding stock before you breed them to see if they have the gene or not, and it only takes one parent. Good breeders know the importance of genetic testing because not only are gsd's prone to dwarfism they have a multitude of health issues that should be ruled out like hip and elbow dysplasia. But instead of doing the right thing and genetically testing their dogs, they breed them anyways and make a poor dog suffer it's whole life because the owners didn't buy good breeding stock, didn't educate themselves on the risk of breeding gsd and on top of that didn't do any genetic testing. Im sorry but this is not the definition of a good breeder because good breeders breed dogs in order to better the breed not make it worse.

  10. They are the best I have two German shepherds they are so gentle . And your Mike he so gorgeous

  11. It's weird seeing a small German sheppard

  12. You should get him a corgi to play with. That would be the most adorable thing ever

  13. I wanna give him a big hug ! He is so cuuuuutteeee

  14. Who ever dislike this vid u need help

  15. troppo forte e' persino commovente mi placciono moltissimo irene

  16. i would not get the most beautiful dog..i would not get the most expencive dog just to impress..i would get the most happy and healthy dog with any condision it has..cuz they are important..and they are dogs too

  17. 9/30/18: 158 DISLIKES!!!!How is t possible?

  18. It’s like a corgi with German Shepherd

  19. Poor little dog but less the dog loves life and he wasn’t put down

  20. I’m a special needs person who is humbled by this precious little special needs puppy… ?…and I think to myself… what a wonderful world… ? thank you for sharing?

  21. Oh my God…lovely dog

  22. I want one so bad, I took the time to read articles and info about them for the past 3 months ? hope I get one for my 15th birthday! I'm planning on naming my puppy Morty, you know, like from Rick and Morty. But that might change. I specifically like males, but no hate to females

  23. For a while i thought it was a breed from: dachshund + hound

  24. Sorry for laughing ?????.

  25. There is a certain Corgi breed called a Cardigan that looks like this . Look it up . I don t think he's a dwarf , but a mix

  26. Now i Wanna see quasi and this dog in one

  27. i don't see anything wrong with this dog at all uwu

  28. OMG HE'S SO CUTE! What a strong little pupper. 🙂

  29. He kinda look like a ferret ._. or a korgi but he is adorable and he is amazing

  30. He's so cute!! What a good boy!

  31. Save first human then animal,million,million people dying by others people stop that

  32. I have a German Shepard his name is Bosco and he is just bigger than that dog

  33. I never knew that was possible. A dwarf dog. I want one?.

  34. Anyone knowing how the little one is now? His legs remind my of my own dogs who had to have surgery done….

  35. hes so cute I have a corgi

  36. His anatomy kinda reminds me of a dragon. Coolest dog I've seen in a while.

  37. HES SOO CUTE IM GONNA DIE!!!!!!! ?

  38. This dog looks like my favorite breed of dog which is a corgi, but with German Shepherd fur ❤️

  39. the dog that was always the cutest lil puppy ever

  40. he attacc
    he protecc
    but most importantly
    he short legg

  41. Early life and career:

    Rummell was born in Paris, Ohio, USA.

  42. All Poopeaterivores should magically be zapped into this level of retardation!

  43. So cute and tiny ??????????????

  44. Now tell that's not the most adorable thing you've in seen in your life and i'll rip your head off

  45. Guys, the Dachshund mod for German Shepherds looks insane.

  46. Is that Kevin hart

  47. He is just damn perfect 🙂

  48. Hes so smoll I want one

  49. Quasi {the short spine syndrome GSD} and Mikey are suffering these deformities because of looks and arched back❤️

  50. Who would dare dislike this

  51. Forever a puppy! Take that dad!

  52. Why the fu-

    Why the fluff does this video have 176 dislike!?!?

  53. He just a corgi as a German Shepard!

  54. I swear every dog on this earth is here for a purpose.

  55. my heart melted….pls call 911

  56. he is such a best boi

  57. Dwarf mamba ıt's you?

  58. I love the fact that he barks like a full size shepherd.

  59. My dog is a midget


  61. Tyrion Lannister needs this dog

  62. thats the cutest thing ive ever seen

  63. Who knew German shepherds with dwarfism look like corgis

  64. I hope the people don't live in that trailer. It doesn't look like it's in good shape.

  65. Thought that good doggo was a German Shepherd corgi mix, he’s still absolutely adorable.

  66. Now I want to cut my gsd's legs to make it look like that

  67. He’s trying his best

  68. He looks kind of like a cat, or does he not?

    Just me?… ok…

  69. Did she say that he lives with the Caca family?

  70. This does bring a smile to my face.

  71. If bears and tigers had dwarfinsm

  72. Awww his little legs

  73. lol his ear is turned backwards


  75. For the people who dislikes this video , will get punched in their face bc the dog is SOOO CUTE AND ADORABLE and I just WISH I had Mikeygus

  76. I wish people won’t try to change normal German Shepherds to dwarf ones
    Because it will greatly diminish the capabilities of a normal German Shepherd because in my opinion we should just let dog on what they are now and not forcefully breed just to make them “cute” because in my opinion the best dog is one that has “functionality” meaning dog with normal features that are not far from their wolf ancestors

  77. How can this dog look so young yet so old?

  78. I love him he is so adorable❤️❤️

  79. It's crazy how dogs can help eachother

  80. Those puppers are so cute


  82. Don’t touch me I’m soft????

  83. Yeah he's cute and all but whatever you do don't breed him
    I don't want people to ruin sheepherds too

  84. Why don't people adopt dogs with dwarfism and other disabilities? I actually think they are one of the cutest things ever.

  85. Omg omg omg omg that dog is soooooooooooooooooooo cute!!!! ???

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