We didn't think it would ever get more emotional than a formerly blind dog seeing its family for the first time. But...
The following video featured a dog named Seco in Passo Fundo, Brazil.
He accompanied his owner to a local hospital for what the man believed would be a routine visit, only for him to be told he has melanoma and needs immediate surgery.
Hours turned into days - and Seco didn't budge. He refused to leave the parking lot, as staff members brought the puppy food and water until he was finally reunited with his owner eight days later.
Watch the heartwarming reunion below:
Do you need a moment or three?
We understand. Once you recover, check out these other examples of dog's acting as Man's Best (Occasionally Annoying) Friend:
This is why most owners keep their dogs on a leash. And this is why most dogs do not want to be on a leash.