My grandmother used to say, “Sometimes you are the hydrant and sometimes you are the dog.” But I don’t think she, or really anyone, could have imagined that the dog and hydrant could ever become the best of buddies.
When one Brazilian man was out in the city one day, he never thought he would meet a new friend. But when a dog decided to quite rudely “introduce” himself, the two would be forever “marked” as dear friends.
Heinze Sanchez was out in Rio De Janeiro on his phone one morning when a stray dog “introduced” himself.
Last week, 27-year-old Heinze Sanchez was sitting on a street in Brazil’s Rio De Janeiro at 7AM. He was playing around on his phone when he felt a warm sensation on his back.
When he turned around, he saw a white dog lifting his leg and urinating on him.
Incensed by the sudden shower, Sanchez rose to his feet and charged at the dog. He tried to kick the dog, but it was too fast, and it managed to get away unharmed.
Sanchez’s morning was ruined, but he couldn’t stop thinking about the dog.
Sanchez watched the dog for several moments before he took off his ruined shirt and went back home.
The whole exchange was captured on security cam footage and it quickly went viral.
But that was not the end of the story. Sanchez could not get the dog out of his mind—there was just something about the little pup. So the next day he decided to do something about it.
“I woke up this morning and went after the little dog who peed on my back. I tried to find out who owned it and I knew it was street,” Sanchez wrote according to The Daily Mail.
Sanchez went out looking for the little dog — and when they next met they instantly bonded.
Sanchez, it turned out, became quite taken with the cute little dog.
“I looked for him around the neighborhood, asking if he had an owner,” Sanchez said according to the Daily Mail.
But the dog was a stray and had no owner that Sanchez could find. However, he quickly found the dog walking the neighborhood alone.
“When I found the dog, I called him,” Sanchez said according to the Daily Mail.
The dog instantly recognized Sanchez, and, while wagging his tail, came bounding over to him.
Sanchez played with the dog for a bit and realized that, despite their rough start, they had a good relationship.
Sanchez could not ignore the bond they shared and decided to adopt the stray pup.
“I then decided to take him home,” Sanchez said according to The Daily Mail. “He came with me. He’s quite docile, stays close to me, cries when I have to leave home. He made a bit of a mess in my neighbor’s home, but he’s a good dog.”
Sanchez named the dog Enzo.
“I gave him that name because I always said that when I had a child his name would be Enzo,” Sanchez said according to The Daily Mail. “And now, he’s with me, fed and clean.”
Life is often funny, and sometimes the most incredible relationships begin in the weirdest ways. So, the next time someone makes a poor first impression, don’t be mad — it might be the start of a beautiful friendship.