Service dog gets her own yearbook photo next to owner and it's adorable

Service Dogs Graduating
Service Dogs Graduating

It's not often you find man's best friend featured in class pictures, but there's an adorable canine in a Louisiana middle school's yearbook -- and the story behind it will melt your heart.

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Seph Ware is a 7th grader at Good Hope Middle School who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder that weakens muscles and makes it hard to do everyday tasks. And that's where Presley, Seph's service dog, comes in.

For the past four years she has been with Seph every step of the way. She rarely leaves his side and even goes to class with him.

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So when it came time for yearbook photos, Presley got one as well -- and it's just too adorable for words.

Seph and Presley's endearing story has already touched hearts across the internet.

"This is a wonderful way to honor both the child and the service dog! Way to go Good Hope!!!" a commenter wrote on Facebook.

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"My best friend was my golden retriever from age 8 to a few months ago, when he passed after my 18th birthday," a Reddit user commented. "This is very fitting for such a loving breed. :)"

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