When soldiers leave for basic training or long deployments, their dogs remain faithfully behind, gazing out windows and cocking their heads whenever they hear a sound that even hints their owners have returned home.
We’ve brought you lots of videos documenting these happy reunions, but most of the dogs are somewhat standard in size. For a soldier in peak physical shape, it’s not hard to catch a Golden retriever that’s stampeding toward them, or even a little kid. But Jason Floyd really had to dig in his heels when he returned home after a three-month stint in basic training.
Imagine what it’s like when an 18-month-old pup this size has you in his crosshairs:
Check out the full reunion in the video below, and don’t forget to share to thank Jason for his service!