Watch this dad’s reaction to getting a new puppy after losing the family dog a year before

A father in Hamilton, Ontario, had an emotional reaction to the newest addition to his family.

Roslyn Witter's parents lost their 15-year-old dog last year, and her dad had been finding the house very lonely. So the new arrival was welcomed with open arms.

“My dad fell in love with this puppy instantly," Witter said. "They’re going to have a very special bond.”

Watch this dad's heartfelt reaction when his family gifts him a fluffy puppy.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Dad gets emotional when family surprises him with new puppy