English Pointer Nora was so badly treated that she was left a quivering wreck and had to be taken to a dog shelter, reports The Sun.
There, she was rescued by Canadian mum Elizabeth Spence but the new family pet struggled to fit in.
But as soon as Elizabeth gave birth to her son, Archie, the pair developed an incredible bond, with the baby becoming the only person Nora wasn’t scared of.
The pair are so at ease with each other’s company that they are often snapped sleeping side-by-side or playing together.
And sometimes, even the family cats get involved as they all snuggle up together on the bed.
Mum-of-three Elizabeth says she thinks the unlikely pairing is down to Archie’s chilled personality.
“Archie is an extremely laid-back, happy, good-natured baby and all the animals seem to really respond to that, particularly Nora,” she told pet website, Dodo.
“She came from an abusive background and is …
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