Dog Befriends Boy With Down Syndrome, Gently Refuses to NOT Play

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Sometimes, a video will melt your heart. This one certainly fits the bill.

A dog named Himalaya just plain refused to give up on a toddler who doesn't want to play. Gently, but persistently, the canine urged the little guy to have fun!

Hernan, from Buenos Aires, has Down Syndrome, which, according to comments posted by his mom Ana, causes him to shy away from physical contact.

But Himalaya sweetly and kindly pushes forward with the plan to play, and Hernan eventually concedes, giving what looks like a hug at the 3:15 mark.

Watch below if you have a few minutes, it will make your day:

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