Santa Claus Brings Lonely Grandma a Dog for Christmas After She Asks for a Companion

A lonely grandmother from Michigan who wrote to Santa Claus asking for a Chihuahua couldn't believe her eyes when Father Christmas came to her home with a pooch in tow.

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Ann Upton, 84, thought she would have to spend Christmas all alone this year since her three sons wouldn't be around. 

But after she wrote a letter to Santa asking for a dog to keep her company, her Christmas wish came true, thanks to a considerate postal worker.

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Postal worker Nila Dubas received the letter and wanted to make sure Ann had her wish fulfilled.

Fur-Ever Fosters was contacted and had the perfect companion for the grandmother, an eight-year-old dog named Lady Bug.

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Ann welcomed Santa into her home, where he surprised her with the elderly dog, who was in need of a forever home. 

Clare, the founder of Fur-Ever Fosters, tells Inside Edition that her programs helps senior dogs and senior citizens find each other and she hopes that other shelters adopt the same type of program. 

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