The large plush toy had originally belonged to Habs' owner, Jacqueline Estey, but was claimed by the pup not long after he joined her family three years ago. Since then, Habs and his favorite plaything are pretty much never apart.
"Habs has always been inseparable from the bear. He likes to bring the bear all around the house," Estey told The Dodo. "If you pick it up, he’ll follow you around until you put it back down for him."
Recently, however, something happened to threaten the joined-at-the-hip thing he and his bear had going. The toy badly needed a washing — but throughout the bear's soapy ordeal, dear Habs never left his side.
Here's how Estey found him: