This. This will make your heart do a somersault and then go run a bath filled with happiness.

Seriously. If you like animals and if you like glorious reunions with soldiers who have been away on tours of duty, then this just goes ahead and smooshes the two things together.

And it’s awesome. (You might remember we ran a similar video focusing on soldier reunions with their human families, which you can also watch here).

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