Meet This Adorable Dog Who Gives Out Free Hugs in NYC

by Jeanine Asencio 3:31 PM, February 27, 2017

Aired February 28, 2017

It’s no secret that New Yorkers face a lot of stress day-to-day, but thanks to Louboutina, a 5-year-old golden retriever who loves giving out free hugs to passersby, they have a reason to smile more. (Cue the “awwws!”)

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Louboutina’s dad Cesar Fernandez-Chavez says she started hugging folks about two years ago. “I never trained her to do that,” says Fernandez-Chavez. “Our walks are very short in distance, but long in time due to all the PDA!”

See the cuteness for yourself when she gives Rach a hug in the video above!

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