As soon as Hawk arrived at Skydog Sanctuary in Oregon, he clearly started to relax. When the pair was let out of the trailer into their sun-filled barn, Chief couldn't help himself — he started running and jumping with joy.
As for Hawk, he seems utterly relieved to be at a safe place with his best friend. "He is much calmer and more settled and not limping as badly," Staples said.
Hawk will get an X-ray and have a treatment plan formulated to get him up and running again. And Chief will be by him through the whole process.
"Chief never leaves his side," Staples said, "and touches him with his nose every five seconds to make sure he is OK."