Formerly Abused Dog Is Scared Of Everyone Except Her 11-Month-Old Best Friend

BFFs

BFFs

Pictured here is little Archie, the 11-month-old son of Elizabeth Spence and her husband, and his best friend, Nora, a formerly abused dog.

Nora certainly isn't the first animal that the family has taken in, but what is quite remarkable about the situation is just how well that Nora and Archie get along....

Nervous and Skittish

Nervous and Skittish

Owing to the dog's horrendous past, the Spence's found that, upon taking the eight-year-old English pointer in, she was particular nervous and skittish around everybody, including them. When it came to Archie, however, there were no such problems.



A Pile of Kids And Animals

A Pile of Kids And Animals

Right from the start, it was evident that Archie was able to let Nora see that not all humans are bad, and the two quickly became inseparable as the dog slowly began to trust humans again.

“At any time of day you’re likely to find a pile of kids, cats and/or dogs lying about the house somewhere,” Spence told The Dodo.

Heavy Sleepers!

Heavy Sleepers!

When they aren't up and active as in this photo, Spence said both baby and dog are so comfortable together that, when they're taking naps (which is often) she can move and position them any way she pleases, and they don't wake up!



Cheering Him On

Cheering Him On

...But they look pretty comfortable here, don't they? It would be a little cruel to move them ...not that they'd know!

“If Archie is having a bath, Nora is lying on the bath mat waiting for him to get out," Spence told The Dodo.

"If I’m nursing him she wants up on my lap, too. If he’s going through my cupboards throwing all the dishes on the floor, she’ll be there cheering him on.”