Wednesday, October 2, 2013

HEART-WARMING MOMENT DOG COAXED RELUCTANT DOWN'S SYNDROME BOY WHO SHUNS HUMAN CONTACT TO PLAY WITH HIM


A video has been posted online showing the heart-warming moment a gentle dog befriended a young boy with Down's Syndrome and persuades the child to play.

Down's Syndrome is a genetic condition that typically causes some level of learning disability and a characteristic range of physical features.

Herman's mother wrote on YouTube: 'Hernan, five, from La Plata, Buenos Aires, is a bit withdrawn and flees from physical contact. He does not like be touched, but Himalaya [the Dog] insisted so patiently, and he starts to play with the dog. Watch the video below...