Raynes Park teen bursts into tears of joy after being surprised with therapy pup

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'Is he really mine?': Fifteen-year-old girl with epilepsy bursts into tears of joy when her family surprise her with her own therapy dog Summer Shott, from Raynes Park, London, was surprised with chihuahua puppy  Girl burst into tears at surprise reveal, then sobbed when presented with Rocky Summer has hemiplegia which causes anxiety, which Rocky will help her with

By Dianne Apen-sadler For Mailonline

Published: 11:53 BST, 22 May 2019 | Updated: 11:53 BST, 22 May 2019

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A teenager with epilepsy burst into tears of happiness after her family surprised her with her own therapy dog. 

Summer Shott, from Raynes Park, south west London, was told the fantastic news in an 'anonymous' note.

The note, which was actually from her mother Cherie Johnson, detailed some of the problems she was having at school before asking her to open a secret flap.

Inside, it revealed Summer was getting a new best buddy - at which point she exclaimed 'you’ve given me a dog?' and started sobbing.

Summer Shott, from Raynes Park, south west London, burst into tears after her mother surprised her with her own therapy dog

The teenager has anxiety and Cherie Johnson decided to buy the dog as a surprise for her 16th birthday

Summer Shott, from Raynes Park, south west London, burst into tears after her mother surprised her with her own therapy dog. The teenager has anxiety and Cherie Johnson decided to buy the dog as a surprise for her 16th birthday

The 15-year-old girl cried even more when she met Rocky the chihuahua pup, pictured together

The 15-year-old girl cried even more when she met Rocky the chihuahua pup, pictured together

The pure shock and delight on Summer's face was luckily caught on camera by her mother.

A later clip shows Summer crying even more as she is presented with a chihuahua puppy called Buddy.

Ms Johnson said: 'I knew Summer would be ecstatic but her reaction was absolutely magical.

'I'm so proud of her instant reaction to protect him, she thought her crying would scare him and that was the biggest concern for her, not being in his face and getting excited.

'It was all about making him feel safe. I'm allergic to anything with hair

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