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Terminally ill girl wishes for a letter from your dog

Posted at 11:28 AM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 13:31:57-05

A terminally ill little girl living in Wisconsin has a sweet and simple request: she would love a letter from your dog.

Seven-year-old Emma Mertens is fighting a rare and inoperable brain tumor. A GoFundMe account has been set-up to help cover her medical costs, but on the page, you'll also find an outpouring of support from dogs across the world.

Here's a quick sample:

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Emma's family issued the request, saying their little girl finds comfort in dogs.

She's received messages of support from dogs and their owners across the nation.

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Here's how you can send a send a message of your own.

Emma Mertens

P.O. Box 230
Hartland, WI