Home Video Captures Sweet Toddler Comforting Scared Dog During Thunderstorm.

Storms can be especially unsettling for animals because they don’t understand the source of all the loud noises.

If you have a dog or cat, you’ve probably seen them run for cover when thunder booms outside. While we all wish we could simply tell them everything will be OK, one little boy knew exactly how to make his furry best friend feel better.

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In an adorable video uploaded to Twitter, we see a golden retriever hiding in his family’s laundry room. A thunderstorm is raging outside, and the poor thing is clearly terrified.

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Thankfully, he isn’t alone! His tiny human is right beside him, soothing him with hugs, pets, and reassuring babbles. It’s enough to melt anyone’s heart!

“This shows a loving home this child is being raised in,” one viewer wrote. “We need more love and compassion in this world! Imagine that!”

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Everyone needs a shoulder to cry on from time to time — even our furry friends! We’re so glad these cuties have each other to lean on. It’s obvious they share a very special bond.

Watch their sweet interaction in the video below, and share this story to melt more hearts.

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