Make-A-Wish Gives Puppy to 5-Year-Old Battling Life-Threatening Heart Condition

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida gifted a puppy to a 5-year-old in Boca Raton, Florida, who has been battling a life-threatening heart issue, according to local news reports.

Footage filmed by Make-A-Wish Florida shows the girl, identified by local news as Chloe Corness, receiving a Cavapoo puppy.

“After a long battle with congenital heart disease and overcoming open heart surgery Chloe wanted a new best friend to play with and keep her company,” wrote Make-A-Wish Florida on the video post. “Chloe has decided to name her new dog Cooper.” Credit: Make-A-Wish Southern Florida via Storyful