The University of Hertfordshire put together this touching short film, titled A Boy And His Dog, that has gone viral with over half a million views.
The heartwarming video showcases seven year old Owen Howkins who has an extremely rare and painful disease called Schwartz-Jamel syndrome.
Owen gets through the painful days with the help of his three legged dog Haatchi. The bond the two share is powerful.
“The film won the ITV Award for Documentary at Visions Festival 2013, and has been nominated for a RTS Student Award, and shortlisted for Screentest Fest Award for Documentary.”