Meet Norbert the High-Five Doggy Who Makes People Smile

“Good things always come in small packages” and Norbert is no exception.

This ball of fur might be only 3 pounds only but he has a heart way bigger than that.

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He was adopted in the year of 2009, when he was 4 months old by his guardian Julie.

This adorable dog is a mix breed of Chihuahua, Cairn Terrier, and Lhasa Apso. He definitely one of a kind. As a puppy he was dark brown but over the years his color has changed to creamish grey.

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With his adorable looks, Norbert is touching hearts.

His guardian noticed that Norbert possessed a unique quality of calming people around him. Wherever he went, people would be drawn by his aura and automatically smiled. Thus Julie trained him for a year to become a therapy dog and he passed the therapy dog licensing test.

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So what does being a therapy dog involve for him? Emotional comfort and happiness to anyone who needs it. Currently he is a volunteer at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles according to
He also provides help to special need kids, the elderly, burn victims and more.

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But that’s just not all that he does. He is a full-time philanthropist who supports many charity events too.

According to this adorable dog’s life purpose is to make others smile. I once thought I couldn’t do anything important because I’m so little, but I’ve learned you don’t have to be big to make a BIG difference in the world.”

Norbert is an expert at giving high fives that lighten up people’s mood!

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With his many projects Norbert is making the world a happier place one high – five at a time.

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