‘He’s really friendly, he’s like another member of the family, not like the image of an aggressive dog at all, and he has a protective instinct,’ she said.
‘I’ve never been worried about him being around my daughter, they have playtime together and they absolutely love it.‘Hammer is like a big brother to Olivia. He’s always there for her.’Vanessa, 22, who lives with husband Jordan DeSouza in Swindon, Wiltshire, set the clip to James Arthur’s ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’.
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She added that she never expected the post to go viral, saying: ‘I post on Instagram every other day but this one took off.
‘My husband was cleaning up the place and not letting Hammer go near Olivia so she was crying and getting all cranky, then finally when we let them play and they got really close and started cuddling.
‘People loved seeing the way they have bonded together.’The PDSA vetinary charity says Rottweilers are ‘loyal dogs, naturally protective and can fit in well with family life if well trained and kept occupied’.
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