Every Night, Loving Dad Tucks In Rescue Pup He Didn’t Want

Dads are notorious for saying they do not want a dog. Then, when they actually get to know a dog, they fall in love. Many of them won’t admit it, but they were wrong about not wanting a furry friend in the first place.

For one particular father, he had a specific reason for not wanting a dog. He recently lost a four-legged family member, and he insisted that he did not want another. His daughter, Alice Garrido Gallardo, knew the truth, though. She knew that deep down, her dad still wanted a dog to love, but he would never admit it on his own. So, he just needed a little push.

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Man’s Best Friend

A stray pup named Jean Gray lived most of her life all alone. When she crossed paths with a kind stranger, they decided to help her find a home. They introduced her to Gallardo, who they knew was a huge animal lover. Gallardo would have loved to adopt Jean Gray herself, but she knew someone that would love her even more. Her dad.

Gallardo’s dad was uninterested in adopting the dog when he first heard about her. He acted as if he had no interest in even meeting her. But Gallardo knew better.

Dog Destroying Couch
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“We had lost our old dog and he did not want another one anytime soon. He was still grieving, ”Gallardo said.

Gallardo knew Jean Gray could cheer her dad up if he just gave her a chance. So, she organized a time for the two to meet each other. As expected, it was like love at first sight. He fell in love with Jean Gray the moment he met her.

An Unbreakable Bond

Jean Gray and her dad have grown closer every day since he adopted her. They truly are the perfect story of a rescue dog and the dad who said he did not want another dog. In fact, the two of them even have a special bedtime routine now.

Dad and Dog Bedtime Routine
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Gallardo posted a video on TikTok of her dad putting Jean Gray to bed at night. It’s one of the most adorable videos you’ll ever see. First, he tucks her in with a blanket, making sure the blanket is tight and comfortable around her. Then, he gives her a pillow to rest her head. Before saying goodnight, he leaves a stuffed animal beside her for comfort. The video is set to the song “When She Loved Me” from Toy Story 2which makes it even more heartwarming.

Losing a dog is incredibly hard, but it does not mean you’ll never love another dog. There are so many dogs out there in need of a home, just like Jean Gray. It takes some time to know when you’re ready to adopt another dog. But if you choose a rescue dog, you’ll feel happy knowing you’ve saved another animal’s life.

Watch the Beautiful Video Here:

@alicegrglSe fue de “yo no quiero otro perro” a esto demasiado rápido 😂🤍 #perrito #pet #petlover #dog #dogsoftiktok # xyzbca ♬ when she loved me cover by katelyn lapid – LYN

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