Few relationships are as special as those shared with animals, and this story portrays the tight bond between a man and his Pit Bull.
It all started when Rick, a homeless man, realized that his beloved pooch had accidentally fallen into a river---and a dirty one, at that. He wasted no time jumping in right behind her to save her, risking his own life.
Although Rick managed to save his dog, he ended up getting a terrible infection as a result of being in the river's dirty water. Once he realized that the infection was not getting better on its own, he knew that he had to admit himself to the hospital, so he dropped off his dog, Karma, at Villalobos Rescue Center. This would put his mind at ease, knowing that the caretakers there would give her everything she needed to stay safe, healthy, and well nourished. What he didn't expect, however, was for the rescue to begin making arrangements for her to get adopted after he didn't return in two weeks. Thankfully, though, he did make it out in time.
These photos portray the unshakeable bond between this man and his dog. You can clearly see how happy they both are upon being reunited at last.