While there are some who believe that dogs are unable to recognize their old friends, this story goes a long way towards disproving that notion. Kaitlyn Hawkins and her fur baby Maui were out and about in a bustling marketplace one day. The puppy took off in a dead sprint towards another dog out of nowhere. This isn’t too far out of the ordinary, right?
After all, what puppy doesn’t love to chase after other dogs? This is understandable in most instances. Maui had a much deeper purpose in mind, however. She saw a dog who looked just like her. The two Golden Retrievers clearly had some sort of deeper connection. The other dog is named Juniper and both of their owners realized that something major was taking place right away.
Once the owners started to talk things over, they knew that the dogs were siblings. As it turns out, the pups had been in the same litter back in Russia. We cannot believe that they managed to reunite at a crowded market. Did you know that his location receives at least 15 million unique visitors each year? A Pike Place vendor happened to witness the reunion and captured the moment on film.
She called this event “the coolest thing” and we are more than inclined to agree. The dogs even had matching tattoos that confirmed their special bond and this video is putting us squarely in our feels. The parents did not want the reunion to end. They let the dogs spend half an hour playing with each other at this marketplace.
How could you possibly break them back up? The couples even took the time to exchange phone numbers, so that they could set up future play dates with the pups. If you would like to check out the chance encounter that took place between these two dogs, be sure to take a closer look at the clip below. Juniper and Maui are just too cute for words!
Did you enjoy this video as much as we did? If so, take a moment to share it with your closest friends and loved ones. Anyone who has ever been separated from the ones that they love most for an extended period of time is sure to relate to this one! We hope that these doggy sisters are given the chance to hang out more often in the future.
O.M.G.!!!!I witnessed the coolest thing today! I was at my booth at Pike Place Market and two couples (who didn't know each other) were walking towards each other with identical dogs. Suddenly, the dogs ran towards each other and went totally crazy. I went over to watch because it was so adorable, and as I stood there soaking up the love, the couples figured out that the dogs are siblings and came over on the same plane to be adopted from Russia a year ago! The dogs recognized each other! They even had identifying tattoos that confirmed it. This joyful reunion went on for over a half an hour, in fact they were still at it when I left the market.(I heard the couples exchanging phone numbers, so now they can have play dates, which made me very happy)(p.s. The response to this video has been incredible! Thank you to everyone who has reached out, including reporters, tv stations, blogs, rescues, websites, etc. I was approached by a couple of licensing companies and just signed the licensing rights to the video over to one of them. (I tell ya, this has been crazy!) So for licensing inquiries please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. I love how this story has touched so many people!)
Posted by Pam Corwin on Saturday, February 10, 2018