As she leans against her German shepherd puppy, eyes drifting closed, Emily Martin looks like contentment personified. And Dajmon seems perfectly happy to let this tiny human use him as a pillow.
But their relationship is far more than a girl and her dog.
As a 2-year-old with very little feeling and movement in her limbs, Emily will learn to rely on Dajmon to help her stand and maybe even walk. And when nerve pain rips her from sleep in the middle of the night, Dajmon will be there to comfort her.