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Woman Adopts A Pitbull, And The Dog Can’t Stop Hugging Her

Pitbulls are known to be good-natured, extremely loyal, intelligent, and very courageous guard dogs with an undiluted focus. These dogs make a great house pet if they are trained and socialized during their early phase, when they are puppies, by a proper trainer. These dogs also serve as a huge support system for someone going through a rough patch in life when even humans can’t help them.


This story is about a  student named Kayla Filoon who volunteers as a dog walker at an animal shelter in Philadelphia. She saw Russ and their hearts immediately clicked. She knew she needed to rescue the poor dog who clearly needed medical aid. “He came in as a stray, and he was really beat up,” Filoon explained. “He was missing fur on his tail and ears. He was also terribly skinny.” The 20-year-old woman explained, “He was just sitting there calmly, staring at me… And I thought… I need to take him now.”

Filoon was aware of what happens when animals don’t get adopted in an animal shelter for quite some time. She did not want the same fate for this doggo! This animal shelter had already put down 15 animals recently. She said, “Any dog had a chance of being put down, especially the ones who were sicker, and Russ was definitely one of them,”

Then, the next day, Kayla headed and took care of the adoption papers. She relays a very cute incident, saying “One night I’m sitting there on the chair, doing my homework, and he’s trying to find ways to cuddle with me,” There bond is so beautiful that even their picture went viral on social media and melted so many hearts! In Kayla’s words, “He’s such a love bug, honestly.”

Scroll down to find wholesome pictures of Russ the pit bull and his owner Kayla, in which they share a very pure and precious bond!

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Meet Russ, the Pitbull!

Poor thing! Who wouldn’t want such an amazing doggo?!

Hmm, let me help you too, hooman!


There’s no need to do your homework alone when I’m here with you, Kayla.

Russ enjoying all the love and care he’s getting!


The happiness on their faces is evident when they are treated well and being taken care of.

He’s a super friendly dog


And clearly an awesome companion!

Aww, those innocent eyes!


Are you sleepy lil one?

Such a cute picture!


If this picture doesn’t inspire us to adopt a doggo from our local shelter, we don’t know what will. Clearly, this bond is unbreakable and they seem to be enjoying each other’s company quite well. Seems like they are inseparable and we stan this bond!

It’s bath time!


Russ now has very long hair.

Someone’s having a lot of fun!


Wet shower nose boops. SO FRKN ADORABLE!

I wuv you, hooman!


Looks like someone is very thankful for being saved. Bless you, Kayla.

Fun Fact: Pitbulls are actually very sensitive!


They require constant affection and attention from their owners. And tbh, who would even deny such a good boy?!

“He’s such a love bug, honestly.” Filoon says.

Well, you got that right, Kayla! We can see how amazing he really is!

So let’s end our article here in the hope that this story has inspired you to adopt or rescue animals in need. Animals depend on us because we are their friends, family, and everything! We may have a huge social circle with lots of friends but our pets only have us so we need to make sure that they are not only given food but provided with the love and attention that they need, and deserve. Let us know in the comments section below, what you think about pets!


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