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Daily Cute: “A Boy and His Dog” Is the Best Thing You’ll Watch All Day

Daily Cute: “A Boy and His Dog” Is the Best Thing You’ll Watch All Day

Some things are just between a boy and his dog. Such is the case for Owen and his Anatolian Shepard named Haatchi, stars of the short film “A Boy and His Dog.”

Upon meeting, the two immediately developed a strong bond that has helped them cope with their disabilities together: Owen has Schwartz-Jampel syndrome, which causes his muscles to be tensed and cramped, and Haatchi lost one of his legs in a train accident in 2012. When Owen’s parents decided to adopt Haatchi, they had no idea how much he would change their lives. Now, Owen and Haatchi are more confident and happy in their everyday lives, and prove that a little bit a love can go a long way.

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11:46AM PST on Mar 2, 2014

What a blessing these two ended up together.

1:48PM PST on Feb 25, 2014

Cool

12:43PM PST on Feb 24, 2014

A moving story from the start. I hope the medical world can find a medicine to relax Owen's muscles so he isn't in pain.

1:15AM PST on Feb 24, 2014

Some particular stories like this evoke strong emotions but all those that find an animal waiting for us when we back to home know what our non-human family members are important. Their's always happy to see you, always willing to love you in their own way.
In the difficult moments that I passed, my little babies, with their feathers or fur, had given me the strength to go on.
We are the "dominant species" due to the reason, but we should learn from the animals to "dominate with the heart."

11:09PM PST on Feb 23, 2014

Heartwarming- thank you

9:04PM PST on Feb 22, 2014

Not ashamed to say I cried...with sadness and joy.

8:50PM PST on Feb 22, 2014

What a great gift the two of them have.

12:25PM PST on Feb 22, 2014

Thank goodness for my handkerchief. I needed it. What a beautiful story of beautiful love of gentle souls.

8:21AM PST on Feb 22, 2014

Wonderful. Be blessed.

9:08PM PST on Feb 21, 2014

Lovely story. Thanks.

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