There is something special about the bond between a boy and his dog.
For a 10-year-old named Tyler, that bond left him heartbroken when Bruiser, his canine bestie, went missing. Devastated, Tyler’s family took action in every way they could, posting flyers with rewards, sharing updates on Facebook, and even putting out clothes and towels in case Bruiser caught their scent. After two months, just as the family started losing hope, a miracle turned their luck right back around!
On March 4, Tyler’s mom, Jamie Bandy, got the phone call they had been waiting for: Bruiser had been found!
As it happened, Bruiser was picked up by someone on their way to Highlands County, Florida. A few months later, he ended up with Animal Services. Animal Services’ worker Teri Dosil thought the dog looked familiar and began poring through Facebook posts until, finally, there it was — a post about Bruiser.
Soon, they were able to connect with the pup’s family. They quickly returned him back to his home, where he received the homecoming of every dog’s dreams.
Tyler’s parents surprised him with Bruiser’s arrival, and the instant the 10-year-old walked through the door, his emotional reaction gave us all the clearest example of what pure, unconditional love looks like.
Check out the unforgettable moment in the video below, and don’t forget to share the love with your friends.
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