Forget diamonds, a girl’s best friend is her dog and this beautiful story proves just why.
Bella Burton, 11, suffers from Marquio Syndrome, a degenerative metabolic disease that affects just 3000 people worldwide.
Since she was just 2-years-old, Bella has had to have crutches and wheelchairs to get around, however that all changed this year when Great Dane George came to stay.
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Bella weighs only 43 pounds, and George, her specially trained service dog, weighs 131, so she can rest her weight on him just like a crutch.
The special bond the pair share has melted hearts around the world, with George giving Bella the ultimate gift of both friendship and freedom.
Watch their special story below: