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This 11-Year-Old Blind Dog And His Seeing-Eye Puppy Are The Most ‘Pawfect Pair’

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What would you do if your dog went blind? That’s the question that the Stipe family faced when their beloved family dog, Charlie, had his eyes removed as a result of glaucoma. Their revolutionary idea was to get Charlie his own seeing-eye puppy, Maverick. Take a look inside the incredibly cute world of Charlie and Maverick.

The Pawfect Pair

The Stipes have found the perfect companion for their 11-year-old canine Charlie. Although they had originally purchased the four-month-old puppy, Maverick, as a pet for their newborn son, he quickly grew attached to Charlie. Although Charlie can’t technically see his new buddy, that never stops him from looking on the bright side. With Maverick by his side, it seems like Charlie has a new lease on life. The doggie parents always post adorable pics of the “pawfect pair” on their Instagram account ‘Charlie and Maverick‘ (@charlieandmav), and quickly gained some 178,000 followers in less than two months!


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Little Mav #tbt #dogsofinstagram #goldensofinstagram #doggos #charlieandmav #bestfriends #goodboys

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Air Buds

Maverick is much more than just Charlie’s cuddle buddy. He also helps Charlie to go on walks, and he actually holds Charlie’s leash for him. The two doggos enjoy their walking time together so much that Maverick refuses to go on his walks alone anymore. When the Stipes uploaded a heart-warming photo of the pups’ walk onto Instagram, it received over 32,000 likes!


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House divided

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Friends Furever

Maverick and Charlie are surely enjoying each other’s company. You can even spot the two companions on live TV, as they’re constantly reported on by the media. They were even featured on the Today Show. In fact, an Instagram photo of the pups watching a news story about themselves got a whopping 30,389 likes. The inspiring dog duo spends roughly 24/7 hours together and we’re loving every minute of it. Looks like Charlie and Mav will truly be “friends furever!”

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