Soon after finding out she was pregnant with baby Finn, Paige Knudtson adopted a 2-year-old boxer named Brutus from a local rescue centre.
Having grown up with boxers, Knudtson knew how gentle they could be, what she didn’t anticipate was what a big part of her baby’s life the dog would become.
“Brutus is just a big teddy bear,” Knudtson told The Dodo. “He loves attention and loves to snuggle with people.”
The two adore each other and spend every moment together — watching TV, playing outside, eating, and napping.
“Brutus often curls up wherever Finn is sitting and follows him from room to room in our house,” Knudtson said.
“If Finn is sick, Brutus knows it and just stays right by Finn’s side or lays his head on Finn’s chest.”
You see, the boy has his big best four-legged friend forever sleeping on the floor in his room.
The nanny cam shows that Finn is not ready to part with his boxer Brutus. Like, not even for 8 hours.
In the adorable footage, Finn is seen grabbing his blanket in the middle of night, climbing out of bed, and joining Brutus on a floor mat to sleep together.
While Brutus barely moves, Finn is trying to make himself comfy even if it takes using his furry friend as a pillow.
His mom Paige, from Richmond, Virginia, said that “whether it be in the dog bed, Finn’s bed, or the floor, the two always sleep together,” and my heart is melting.
“Finn just started sleeping in his ‘big boy bed’ a little over a month ago and that is when Brutus began crawling up and sleeping in Finn’s bed every night,”
“It was as if he laid next to him to prevent him from rolling out of bed,” Knudtson said.
The nighttime camera captured the adorable moment Finn sneaked out of bed to join Brutus on the floor mat.
After mom found Finn all curled up next to the family boxer dog Brutus, she was intrigued to find out how it happened and set up a camera.
The hilarious footage below showed Finn clambering all over Brutus for over 5 minutes while the 4-year-old barely moved.