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Dog Who Walks Upright Like A Human After Losing His Leg In An Accident Becomes TikTok Sensation

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A dog missing a leg usually isn't cause for celebration—if anything, it usually makes everybody in the room sad.

That is, unless you are 6-year-old Dexter.

Dexter isn't an ordinary dog.

After losing one of his front legs, the pup learned how to get around by walking upright on his hind legs as if he were a human.

You can see Dexter in action here:

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A dog that can walk on two legs? Yes, this really happened! #dexterdogouray #funnydogsvideo #dogmomlife

Dexter was hit by a truck in 2016, which caused the loss of his right-front leg. His other front leg required pins to stabilize it.

Due to the lack of one front limb and surgical recovery pain in the other, Dexter gradually began shifting his weight to his hind legs until he learned how to balance and walk on them.

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Dexter was lucky to survive his first trip to the vet immediately after the accident, according to his owners.

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oh no I hope I don't fall... #dexterdogouray #dontfall #hopeidontfall #fall #humor #joke

Dexter also attracts quite a bit of attention when out in public.

Kentee Pasek, his owner, said:

"People are not sure what to make of him the first time they see him. It shocks them. Once they take in what they have seen and actually watched a dog walk upright they are so super happy."

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Dexter is also a really friendly pup, according to Pasek.

"Dexter is a super fun, family-oriented dog. He is very goofy, funny, happy and positive. He loves people and will say hi to just about anyone."

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Dexter's unusual mode of walking certainly brought a smile to the internet's face.

Though we're unsure how we'd react if we saw it in real time.