Deaf girl teaches puppy sign language, discovers a whole new kind of love

Julia and her new puppy, Walter, were both born deaf. A video shared by the Pasadena Humane Society in California shows the special bond between the two. You can see Julia teaching Walter sign language, showing him signs for "sit" and "water."

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“They’re the same,” said Julia’s mom. “When I first held Julia, since she couldn’t really hear my voice, she would smell my neck. And when I first held Walter, he did almost the same exact thing.”

She says it was fate that he became a part of their family.

“I remember just looking at him, and I just knew that he was meant to be ours,” she said.

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Walter and his little girl Julia share an incredible bond

Meet PHS alum Walter and his little girl Julia. They share an incredible bond. Both were born deaf. Julia and Walter play together. Walter helps Julia with her homework and Julia teaches Walter sign language. Walter is Julia’s best friend.

Posted by Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA on Tuesday, June 28, 2016