By Adry Torres For Dailymail.com
Published: 22:40 BST, 17 September 2019 | Updated: 22:40 BST, 17 September 2019
A visit from a man's best friend was exactly what doctors prescribed for an elderly man who is battling a heart condition at a hospital in southern Brazil.
Bia was finally allowed inside the Santa Teresa Hospital room where an 84-year-old patient, known as José, has been staying for prolonged period of time.
A video recorded by the man's family showed the dog had really missed her owner as she cuddled up to him while he was lying in bed last Friday.