Owner of dog that fainted during joyful reunion speaks out about viral video
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - A schnauzer was so excited to see a young woman in western Pennsylvania that it passed out in a video that has millions of views on YouTube.
"We got her whenever I was still living at home, so she remembers me from when she was a puppy," Rebecca Svetina said.
The 9-year-old schnauzer Casey is doing fine after seeing Svetina for the first time in two years.
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Svetina and her husband, Miha, have been living in Slovenia and just returned home to have a wedding reception at the home of Rebecca's parents in Murrysville.
"She doesn't bark, she squeaks just like a continuous squeak," Miha Svetina said.
Miha Svetina was recording the reunion with his phone to show his relatives overseas how excited Casey always gets when Rebecca returns home, but this time, something happened that never happened before – Casey passed out from all the excitement.
"We never expected her to pass out, but luckily she's fine," Rebecca Svetina said.
"I think our hearts stopped a little bit as well until she came back and started running around, and we knew everything would be OK," Miha Svetina said.
The couple posted the video on YouTube and never expected what happened next.
"The next day, we woke up to a crazy day. The views went sky high," Miha Svetina said.
"We were trying to plan this wedding reception and we didn't know what to do when all of these views came in from YouTube," Rebecca Svetina said.
Calls came in from reporters from around the world.
"It's so genuine. It's so cute. There are so many things going on in the world. People are actually excited when they see something so nice and dogs are just awesome," Miha Svetina said.
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