Soul mates: A young boy and his dog show true meaning of love

Soul mates: A young boy and his dog show true meaning of love
Owen Howkins and his dog Haatchi's story has gone international. Photo courtesy of YouTube.

True soul mates - A little boy with a rare condition...an abandoned dog with three legs. When they met, it was a match made in heaven and brought them both out of their shells. Here's the story of 7-year-old Owen Howkins and Haatchi - a dog left tied to train tracks (and lost a leg).  Owen has  Schwartz-Jampel syndrome, a disease that leaves his muscles constantly tense. The film was made by students at the University of Hertfordshire.

For a look at another champion in search of a soul mate, read Rocky's story.

Read about Chicago's fight against puppy mill dogs.

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