Bella Burton, who is from Woburn, Massachusetts, has a rare genetic condition and was diagnosed when she was around two years old. The girl now 11-years old always had a challenge when running, riding bikes, and even walking.
Bella leaned on her good friend a 2-year-old Great Dane where they met at a local organization about a year ago. WCVB reported that she has stopped using her wheelchair and crutches so she can enjoy playing with the other kids, her age.
Source: “Bella and George” via Facebook
Bella weighs around 44-pounds and is a 43-inch-tall body. She always leans on to the dog George, whose weight is 131-pounds. He keeps her steady as she holds on to the harness attached to dogs back, which is below her shoulder.
The service dog helps Bella navigate her elementary school’s halls and get to her 5th-grade class on time. ABC reported, during class or lunchtime, he would rest at her feet.
During the past month news agency have been reporting Bella and George friendship which had started a year ago. This dog is truly a woman’s best friend who has gone viral.
Bella said to WCVB, “I owned a wheelchair, Canadian made crutches and normal crutches, and once George came into my life, I dropped everything and leaned on him.”
George’s support allows Bella to sled in the winter and rides her bike. She can even jog along the beach. This dog is undoubtedly great support for little Bella.
Rachel Burton, who is Bella mom, said, “She can’t remember her little one enjoying her time and running around. Amazing!”
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