Lennox Goebel, an 11-year-old boy from Nashville, Tennessee, loves his neighbor’s dog so much that when he heard that he had to temporarily move away, his heart was broken.
The dog’s owner, a musician, had to go on a tour and decided to leave his German Shepherd/Husky mix pet to her mom in California. On the day the dog left for his flight, Lennox, along with his mom, woke up early to say goodbye. And as the car drove away, the little boy started shedding some tears.
A year apart
At first, the Goebel family thought that the dog, Bogart, would be away for only a couple of months. But as the dog’s owner got more gig, Bogart had to stay away longer. Lennox got even sadder and started praying every night that the dog would come back.
Although the family has their own dog, a Bichon Frise-Shih Tzu mix, named Happy, Lennox considered the neighbor’s pup as his dog best friend. Not that he doesn’t love Happy, but he was just closer to Bogart. They have developed a very special bond through the years.
One day, after coming home from school, Lennox was told that he had a surprise waiting for him in their backyard. He didn’t know that Bogart was back home. When the boy opened the door, he was stunned by the presence of his best friend.
Lennox said later on that he didn’t know what to do. The first thing that popped into his mind was to hug his pal. But then, his emotions overwhelmed him. The boy knelt down and tears started to flow down his cheeks.
He hugged his furry friend who lied down on the ground. he was also furiously wagging his tail. Obviously happy to be back in his buddy’s arms. This went on for a few moments as Lennox couldn’t stop hugging Bogart. The dog would spin and lick his face at the same time.
Hopefully, the two will never be apart ever again.
Source: Ellen Tift via Youtube