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People Logo By kellibendertimeinc of People | Slide 1 of 11: From a pint-size therapy dog to a pregnant pig, we are honoring man's best friends, who come in all shapes and sizes.Boy's Best FriendThanks to support from "best friend" Wendy the service dog, 10-year-old Hunter VanBrocklin is walking again following a hip surgery to help with his cerebral palsy. The fifth-grader uses the Great Dane for balance while getting around, which provides him with a new sense of independence.

From a pint-size therapy dog to a pregnant pig, we are honoring man's best friends, who come in all shapes and sizes.

Boy's Best Friend

Thanks to support from "best friend" Wendy the service dog, 10-year-old Hunter VanBrocklin is walking again following a hip surgery to help with his cerebral palsy. The fifth-grader uses the Great Dane for balance while getting around, which provides him with a new sense of independence.

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