Widowed grandfather sobs over surprise gift of puppy (video, photos)

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Grieving Grandpa Brought to Tears by New Puppy

Davy Vanhaesendonck's grandfather, Francois Vermeir, lost his wife of 63 years on July 26th, 2014. She passed away after a "short but intense disease." Davy explains that his grandfather also lost his beloved dog -- and unfortunately, both loses came within four terrible months of each other.

11 PHOTOS
Grandpa's dog
See Gallery
Widowed grandfather sobs over surprise gift of puppy (video, photos)
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE
SHOW CAPTION +
HIDE CAPTION


Davy and his family decided to surprise their beloved grandfather with a puppy, hoping it would "give him energy and the courage to continue his life." He described the surprise as a "moment filled with emotions!" -- and after watching the video, we're sure you'll agree.

Francois Vermeir sobs as he asks "is it for me?" As he clutches his new pet (named Snoopy), Davy says "you're not alone anymore, grandpa. That's a friend for you."

... We'll give you a moment to find some tissues.

More to see:
Baby giggles to her dogs' names in her sleep
Man pulls off unusual inverted proposal
Adorable animal friendships that will surprise you
Kim Kardashian to release book of selfies
Read Full Story

People are Reading