Boy, 12, who lost a leg to cancer adopts a three-legged dog and their sweet friendship wins over the internet

The story of a boy with one leg who adopted a three-legged dog is warming hearts across the nation.

Cancer survivor Quinn had his right leg and hip amputated at age 10.

The first thing he said when he woke up from surgery was ‘I want a dog with three legs’.

Two years later, he’s finally found the furry best friend of his dreams, at the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento and a heartwarming video him and his dog Logan has garnered over a million views online.

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Quinn and his new dog Logan are happy to have found each other last month

Quinn and his new dog Logan are happy to have found each other last month

Quinn feeds his new best friend a treat. Logan the dog was found as a stray with a broken leg, which had to be amputated

Quinn feeds his new best friend a treat. Logan the dog was found as a stray with a broken leg, which had to be amputated

Rescue dog Logan is an adorable brindle pitbull mix, found as a stray puppy with a broken leg that had to be amputated.

The two bonded immediately when they met at the shelter.

‘When I saw him and the dog together the immediate reaction was a welling of tears, there were a lot of tears yesterday, joyful tears,’ Gina Knepp, with Front Street Animal Shelter, told FOX40

Quinn had surgery at age 10 to remove his right leg and hip due to cancer. Two years later, he has fully recovered

Quinn had surgery at age 10 to remove his right leg and hip due to cancer. Two years later, he has fully recovered

Quinn's first words on waking up from surgery were 'I want a dog with three legs'

Quinn’s first words on waking up from surgery were ‘I want a dog with three legs’

The pair are now inseparable after Quinn adopted Logan from the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento

The pair are now inseparable after Quinn adopted Logan from the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento

A video of Quinn and Logan's joyful adoption story has garnered over a million views

A video of Quinn and Logan’s joyful adoption story has garnered over a million views

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