Is it truthful to name the bond between a five-year-old Oregon boy nicknamed Little Buddy and a dress-alike Australian Labradoodle named Reagan a love story?
“It is a love story,” mentioned canine proprietor Sandi Swiridoff. “Reagan confirmed Buddy a lot love, and Buddy confirmed Reagan that love in return.”
Swiridoff’s daughter, Kari Lewis, is Little Buddy’s adoptive mom: “It is a story of affection and the facility of what love can do,” she mentioned.
Little Buddy initially got here into Lewis’ household as a foster baby. Reagan, she mentioned, helped ease the boy’s manner: “Bringing him into our dwelling by way of foster care is a, like, scary state of affairs for a kid, and so to have a canine to cling to and really feel unconditional love for him can be a present.“
And sitting down side-by-side with Reagan for a sort of joint interview, Little Buddy agreed: “I like Reagan. Now we have numerous enjoyable collectively.“
And so they’re not the one ones to share the enjoyable; the twosome have some 450,000 followers on Instagram … and their story can also be advised in a e book known as “Reagandoodle and Little Buddy,” with the proceeds dedicated to serving to kids in foster care.
Lewis mentioned, “I believe having these reminiscences, and Little Buddy attending to see simply how cherished he was and the way a lot enjoyable he had as a baby is a present that retains on giving.“
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