VIDEO: Family gives mourning grandpa a puppy to keep him from getting lonely

Pets offer a lot of support and unconditional love, which is why we adore them so much.

A video swirling around the internet is showing the true power of lending a paw to those in need.

Almost 2 million people have watched the tear-jerking moment on camera since it was posted about a week ago.

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In the video, a family documents a surprise for their grandfather who recently suffered through losing his wife.

According to the family, the couple had spent 63 years together but their time was cut short after a quick, powerful disease took his wife's life. To make matters worse, they recently lost their dog, too.

To keep him from being lonely, they adopted a puppy to keep him company and give him some TLC to get through the rough time.

Watch the grandpa's sweet reaction to the heartfelt surprise:

This of course isn't the only adorable surprise-puppy moment captured on camera. A few other well-known videos have shown similar scenarios. 

If you haven't seen them yet, be sure to take a look!


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