ABC's "World News Tonight With David Muir" shared the incredible story of the 2015 AKC Award For Canine Excellence winner George, a Great Dane, and his owner, 11-year-old Bella Burton, in a Jan. 4 broadcast.
Bella, who suffers from the genetic disorder Morquio syndrome, received George to help her with mobility. Her family says that he has helped her gain a newfound independence.
George received recognition for winning the award at the 2015 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Dec. 13-14 in Orlando, Florida.
Watch ABC's coverage here: