Marion Dwyer’s daughter, 17-month-old Jennie, has grown up with their deaf and visually-impaired Great Dane Echo, and the pair has formed an unbreakable bond, InsideEdition.com reports.
“In the morning the first thing she says is, 'Doggie,' and in the evening she puts the dog in the bed,” Dwyer said. “I didn’t expect them to be that inseparable. She gets upset if she doesn’t get to walk the dog. She even holds his leash if she is in the stroller. They are always near each other.”
Marion adopted Echo after the dog’s first owner contemplated putting her down because of her disabilities. She thinks it's sad that so many dogs with special needs don’t get adopted.
Jennie is learning signs to communicate with Echo after seeing her family signing to the 3-year-old dog.
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