Dogs and kids are a match made in heaven. Both have so much to benefit from each other’s company, so it’s not surprising that they always seem to gravitate towards one another. Footage from a Tennessee woman’s security camera shows how her neighbor’s boy sneaks into her open garage, just to hug her dog. The reason he did it is absolutely heart-wrenching.
After seeing that the boy’s visits are a recurring event and not a one-time thing, Hollie Breau decided to get to the bottom of the mystery and uncover the identity of the young boy. The woman posted a Facebook post in her neighborhood’s Facebook group. The post read: “Attn Neighbors! Anyone know who this sweet little boy is? Every now and then when he rides his bike he will quickly come and love on my dog or play fetch real quick, but always leaves quick like he doesn’t know if he should be here! I’d like to tell him he’s welcome to stay and play, she loves the attention!”
The comments on her post built up pretty fast, and amidst all the warm replies, Hollie managed to find the one with the answer she’s been looking for. It was the boy’s mother who wrote: “Last night, when I first saw it I torn as a momma, being happy and upset because he knows he shouldn’t be on someone’s property.” The boy’s mother then continued and uncovered the reason her boy needed the pooch’s attention so badly.
It turns out that the boy’s dog, Bella, recently died after being on his side ever since he was 2-years-old. The boy was desperate for attention from a four-footer which Hollie’s dog, dutchess was more than happy to provide him with.
Watch the footage showing how the boy sneaks to hug the dog here:
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