Footage shows pets’ heartwarming bond with 78-year-old neighbor in Wisconsin [Video]
Dogs best friend! Footage shows pets’ heartwarming bond with 78-year-old neighbor as they play games together over backyard fence
- Amanda Lin from Janesville, Wisconsin made a video of her dogs and neighbor
- Her elderly neighbor, Joe, 78, throws treats over the fence for dogs Lex and Kent
- With over two million views, users call Joe the dogs ‘adopted grandpa’
A dog owner has portrayed her dogs’ growing bond with their elderly neighbor in adorable images.
Police officer Amanda Lin, of Janesville, Wisconsin, posted a video to TikTok collecting several touching moments between her two dogs and her 78-year-old neighbor Joe.
Miss Lin said, ‘My boyfriend has lived next door to Joe for 8 years. I moved in with the dogs a year and a half ago and they loved Joe from the start.”
The footage begins with Joe in the snow giving the two dogs, Lex, a Basset Hound, Pitbull, and Husky mix, and Kent, Doberman, Pitbull, and Rottweiler mix, a loving pat on the head.
Elderly neighbor Joe gives the two dogs, Lex, left and Kent, right, lots of love and affection even in the snowy weather at his home in Janesville, Wisconsin
Joe, 78, has been neighbors to the dogs for a year and a half and has loved each other ‘from the start’, and the video features clips taken from that period
Amanda Lin’s video has garnered no less than two million views and nearly 360,000 likes on TikTok
Another clip of Joe throwing two candies in different directions simultaneously sees the two dogs jumping up to grab their treats in the air.
Then you can see the dogs running along their side of the fence next to Joe as he drives a wheelbarrow into his yard.
Other scenes show the dog chasing treats as he tosses them into the yard and greets him at the gate for more punches.
He also throws the dog treats from his side of the fence to theirs
TikTok users call Joe the dogs ‘adopted grandpa’, and that he is ‘one in a million’
Playtime: Joe throws treats at the couple, Lex and Kent, at the same time, causing them both to jump in the air for their food
To go! The dogs jump up at the same time while Joe throws the treats at them at the same time
Miss Lin’s video has a whopping two million views and nearly 360,000 likes on TikTok.
One viewer commented: ‘Joe 100% doesn’t have a dog, but still puts treats and kibble on the shopping list.’
Another joked, “Why are JOE’s dogs on your side of the fence?”
The duo are wearing matching personalized Halloween ties
The dark-haired dog, left, is two-year-old Lex, a mix of Pitbull, Husky, and Basset Hound, while the brown dog, five-year-old Kent, right, is a mix of Boxer, American Bully, and Boxer
Someone added: ‘The dogs adopted him, he is now their grandfather.’
Someone said, “That’s the highlight of that man’s day,” to which Ms. Lin, who posted the video, replied, “Boys’ day highlight too!”
The dogs, two-year-old Lex and five-year-old Kent, were adopted as puppies by Miss Lin.