When Conner Handy from Medina, Ohio heard how upset his grandmother’s friend was when she lost her two Chihuahuas in a fire, he had an idea. Maybe she needed his dog Heino.
The Handy family has three other dogs, Heino’s parents, Macy and Padro, and his sister, Riley, but Heino was the dog that slept with Conner every night.
Conner’s father, Chris, waited a few days to be sure that Conner was willing to give up his pet, but when Conner insisted, a meeting was set up between Conner and Janice Pierce whose apartment had been destroyed along with her dogs.
Heino even looks like her lost Timmy.
“I just cannot believe a little boy would just give up his pet,” Pierce said. “You raised a wonderful boy,” she told Chris Handy. The story