It can be pretty exciting when we finally get to meet those we look up to, and one dog got to experience exactly that during a family trip to a Disney park. Ace, who is currently training to be a service dog with Guide Dogs of America, was on an outing with the family who is training him when he came face to face with his dog idol — Pluto.
Everyone reacts differently when meeting their heroes, and this dog’s reaction was pretty much perfect. Ace the service dog was on a training outing that day, but forgot for a few minutes when he lost his cool over seeing Pluto. After all, it’s not every day you get to meet your heroes! After a few minutes though, he quickly remembered what he was supposed to be doing.
“What you didn’t see after the 14-15 seconds video where he settled in a down was his down/stay for a few minutes while Pluto tried to break his stay,” Sandy Steinblums, Ace’s current mom, wrote on a Facebook post.
Pluto has been delighting children for decades, and his dog admirer helps people every day, so it’s pretty cool to see them side by side.
Ace still has 6 to 9 months of training left before he will become an official guide dog.