Video: Child With Autism Meets His Service Dog

Kai has always had trouble making friends.

After watching this video of him and his new service dog, Tornado, you wouldn’t believe it for a second. Tears formed and happiness ensued. Way to go, Tornado; you’re a hero.

Meet the Author: Thomas Mulcahy

Thomas can't remember a time when his household didn't have a four-legged member of the family. When our Giant Schnauzer isn't digging around for rodents to play with, she's patiently waiting for food to drop to the floor or barking at the mailman. Thomas now swears by Schnauzers as being the best breed ever—they don't shed and they're the smartest and most entertaining dogs he's ever met. Plus the Giants make great wrestling partners.

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