Last Updated on August 10, 2023 by Pets Feed
There is no doubt that dogs are the most faithful friends humans have, but the story of this dog who waits for her human father to return from the hospital has taken her fidelity to another level.
It all started when Katie Snyder took her dog, named Leia, to live with her father for a time, in April. It was only supposed to be temporary, since the idea was for Leia to spend some time on vacation at the home of her human grandparents.
Faithful dog waits for her father to return from the hospital
Leia loves spending time with Katie’s parents, she wants them just for herself, so it was her perfect idea to relax for a while. In addition, she likes calm and, in this way, she could rest a little from hers, two of her dog brothers who are somewhat restless, it was her perfect plan.
Leia is not just any domestic animal; she has a unique way of expressing her affection and she always finds a way to convey her feelings.
Katie told The Dodo:
“Leia is not your typical cuddly dog; she is very independent and laid back. Leia loves all of her humans in her own way. She’s either lying next to you during movie night or sitting outside the bathroom door waiting for you to finish.”
Katie could observe every day that her pet was having a great time at her parents’ house and that she was enjoying all that time, what she never imagined was how special the bond between Leia and her father had become during this time. weather.
This union was in evidence for all when the bond of this duo was put to the test by a difficult difficult situation that was lived at home, where Leia showed her feelings.
As Katie’s parents celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, the elderly man had some health complications, he sadly suffers from cancer and had to be admitted to the hospital.
Katie’s mother accompanied her husband to the hospital, but she had to return home due to strict mandatory isolation measures, due to Covid-19. When Katie’s mother returned home alone, it was clear that she was not the only one in distress, as Leia was at the door waiting anxiously.
The surprising thing is that she stood by the front door with her head bowed, waiting patiently for her father to return.
The heartwarming scene shocked Katie’s mother, who immediately decided to take a photo of the heartbroken dog and text it to Katie.
“When she sent me that photo, I immediately burst into tears. She absolutely killed me. I was able to see how much [Leia] truly loved my dad and that she was missing him.”
The next day when Katie’s father was back home, both he and Leia were happy to be back together. Without a doubt, this showed the great affection they had for each other and that their bond is very special.
After seeing how much the absence of her father affected Leia, Katie decided to organize everything so that she would stay with him permanently.
“When it comes to loyalty, she is the true definition of a dog. “
Now, at home there are already two girls who are watching over Dad’s health, and surely, he is happy with the care received.
“My mom has gotten used to having another female kiss him on the cheek.”
For now, Katie’s father and Leia will continue to share their great bond of loyalty for a long time.
Images: Katie Snyder
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