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A Canadian Hotel Returned Someone's Lost Stuffed Animal In The Most Adorable Way

Man's best friend made a couple more friends.

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Annelies Vredeveldt is a legal psychologist from the Netherlands, and she shamelessly brings her stuffed puppy, named Boris, wherever she goes.

She says Boris helps her sleep at night.

Annelies got him a few years ago when she became an active member of the Dutch Animal Protection Society. "I always bring him when I'm traveling," she told BuzzFeed Canada. "I find it difficult to fall asleep without him!"
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Annelies got him a few years ago when she became an active member of the Dutch Animal Protection Society. "I always bring him when I'm traveling," she told BuzzFeed Canada. "I find it difficult to fall asleep without him!"

Recently, while she was in British Columbia for work, Boris went missing. Annelies "turned [her] room upside down" trying to find him.

The hotel where she stayed asked its housekeeping staff, but there were no leads on the missing stuffed animal. Annelies left for the Netherlands and accepted the fact that he was gone forever.

Two weeks later, Boris showed up in a package at her doorstep with a letter attached from the B.C. hotel...

It reads: "Dear Dr. Vredeveldt, I wanted to once again apologize for the delay in finding your stuffed dog. We ensured that he enjoyed Canada Day here at the Empress in Victoria and all the staff enjoyed having him on our country's special day."
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It reads:

"Dear Dr. Vredeveldt,

I wanted to once again apologize for the delay in finding your stuffed dog. We ensured that he enjoyed Canada Day here at the Empress in Victoria and all the staff enjoyed having him on our country's special day."

...along with a series of photos documenting Boris's adventures in Canada.

"When I opened [the package] a whole bunch of photos fell out."
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"When I opened [the package] a whole bunch of photos fell out."

The staff made sure Boris got to see all the local sights.

And was even taken out on the hotel's ritzy restaurant and lounge Veranda.

Boris had to spend Canada Day in the country and away from his family, but the hotel ensured Annelies that he had the best hospitality and time.

"My fiancé and I looked at the photos and just started laughing."

"We thought it was so funny and so sweet," she added.
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"We thought it was so funny and so sweet," she added.

Annelies is so grateful to have her "travel buddy" back, but she's mostly impressed by the kindness and humour of the hotel staff.

She's posted these photos to Imgur with the simple caption "My God I love Canadians."

😊, Canada.

SORRY — Veranda is in fact part of the hotel. A previous version misidentified the location.