Doggy cuddle! Moment neighbour’s pooch rushes to hug shop manager when he turns up for work as CCTV camera captures their adorable friendship
- Marvin Velasquez is seen arriving for work at his paint store, Tocache Colors
- His neighbour’s dog Rambo runs up to greet him and the pair share a cuddle
- Heartwarming encounter went viral on TikTok where it’s been viewed 4.7m times
- The footage was recorded in the city of Tacna, southern Peru
This is the heartwarming moment a shopkeeper gets a friendly welcome to work by his neighbour’s dog.
Marvin Velasquez shared footage of himself taking a few minutes before the start of his day to cuddle Rambo in the street.
The clip was recorded in Tacna, a city in southern Peru.
In the video, Marvin is seen arriving to open up his paint store, Tocache Colors, for a day of trading.
But before he can get his keys in the door, pooch Rambo appears from behind Marvin and walks up to him expectantly.
As if greeting an old friend, the shopkeeper takes out his headphones and bends down to give the dog a tight cuddle.
Marvin Velasquez is arriving to open up his paint store, Tocache Colors, in Tacna, a city in southern Peru. Rambo, his neighbour’s dog, appears from behind
Marvin posted the touching moment on social media with the caption: ‘And how do you start your work week? With the best hugs.’
The pair have struck up a beautiful friendship, and videos on Marvin’s social media show him and Rambo dancing and playing together outside his store.
‘Rambo is my neighbor, and I knew him well for almost a year when I was working in another paint store further away, until I opened my store near where he lives and gave him food every day, and since then, we became good friends,’ said Marvin.
As if greeting an old friend, the shopkeeper takes out his headphones and bends down to give the dog a tight cuddle
The pair have struck up a beautiful friendship, and videos on Marvin’s social media show him and Rambo dancing and playing together outside his store
The video has been viewed over 4.7million times on TikTok since it was posted on March 7, with hundreds of viewers on the pair’s heartwarming friendship.
Abigail Fonseca commented: ‘With that hug the happiest day begins.’
Jorge said: ‘The dog whispers in your ear… “today will be an excellent day for you human”.’
Felipe Nuñez added: ‘That’s the best start to the week.’
Gloria Luz Campos said: ‘What a lucky pet. You’re a great human being.’