The other day, Myriam Rangel was visiting a food market near her home in Tepic, Mexico, when a moving scene began to unfold before her eyes.
Here’s a brief glimpse into the love bond between two friendly dogs.
Passing the market, Wrangell noticed that one of the dogs had lost a hind leg, in a seemingly futile attempt to scratch with the non-existent appendage. The movements are subtle and the intent is not very obvious.
But it soon became clear that Langer was not alone in seeing and understanding.
Just under Wrangell’s gaze, the three-legged dog’s four-legged companion came to him—starting to scratch the elusive itch for him.
This is a pure act of kindness:
Wrangell made a habit of feeding homeless dogs in her community, initially thinking the puppies were strays or abandoned pets. But after posting the above video online, several locals familiar with the dogs commented that they do have an owner – perhaps a supplier at the market where they accompany their work.
But while some questions remain about the origins of dogs, this snapshot of their connection still says a lot.
“[Dogs] It’s love,” Wrangell wrote in her video. “It’s a small example. “