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Nora The Former Abused Dog, Finds Comfort With Unexpected Friend

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    Archie and Nora the Dog

    The English Pointer was adopted into a loving forever home recently, yet still suffered sever trauma from her previous abusive home. 

    But things turned for the better when Archie came around.

    Dogs are often known to protect babies, but in Nora's case it was the opposite. 

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    Baby Archie and Nora relaxing as Elizabeth Spencer overlooks

    Little baby Archie is giving Nora the comfort and protection she needs. 

    Nora was most likely drawn to Archie because, like most puppies and babies, they are innocent and enduring. 

    When mother Elizabeth Spencer saw how calm and relaxed Nora was around Archie she started to witness their bond and how it was growing.

    She did what any mother would do....

    She documented everything

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    Nora and Archie cuddling up to some teddy bears

    Elizabeth mostly photographs Nora and Archie during their naps. 

    The two are usually cuddling with their backs against each other and with a toy. This just proves that Nora is a big softy.

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    Nora and Archie cuddling up with dolls and stuffed animals
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    Sleeping and cuddling Nora dog and Archie baby cuddling with the cat and stuffed animals

    Although coming from an abusive and traumatic past, she is sweet and gentle that even the family's cat doesn't mind being the replacement toy and snuggle.

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    Archie passed out as two dogs join him for a nap

    The family's other rescued dog also likes to join in for an afternoon nap. 

    Elizabeth does stress that although her dogs are soft and gentle with baby Archie, she does not leave them alone and nap time is always supervised. 

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    Archie and Nora looking out the front door in wonder and amazement.

    Nora and Archie became best friend instantly and their bond only grows. 

    Along with their naps they enjoy looking outside at the scenery, for hours.

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    Nora cuddling with Archie on the bed.

    At first, Elizabeth wanted to only document the relationship that had formed between Nora and Archie. However, now she hope to bring more awareness to rescue dogs and how an older/ larger dog with a troubled past, can still be a wonderful friend for small children. 


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