Hampshire Boy Stars In New Book

Thursday, January 30th 2014 08:28

The story of how a stray dog changed the life of a Hampshire boy is going to print.

Owen is the star of the new book 'Hatchi and Little B'.

He suffers from a rare disease called Scwhwatrz Jampel Syndrome, he is wheelchair and he used to be reluctant to leave the house.

Now, that's all changed and Dad Will Howkins says he noticed a difference in Owen almost immediately:

''Within about two weeks of getting Hatchi he was actively trying to drag me out of the house to take Hatchi for a walk. 

''It was something different for other people to look at as opposed to Owen. 

He was gaining confidence from talking to people about the dog and he loved it.''

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