A survivor of the New Zealand White Island volcano disaster shares the heartwarming moment she was reunited with her dog and how he helped her heal from the tragedy.
Stephanie Browitt and her dog Arlo were featured on the Humans in Melbourne Facebook page where she detailed how much her four-legged friend helped her during her lengthy recovery.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Alongside the image, Ms Browitt recalls the 2019 tragedy which claimed the lives of her younger sister Krystal and father Paul, 'leaving just me, my mum and our gorgeous dog Arlo.'
'My sister Krystal and I got him together only 6 months before we went on the cruise to New Zealand, so he was just a puppy when it all happened' she told the Humans in Melbourne.
'We were only supposed to be gone for two weeks so we put him in a kennel, but two weeks turned into much longer.'
New Zealand White Island survivor Stephanie Browitt and her dog Arlo have appeared on the Humans in Melbourne Facebook page
After six months in hospital Ms Browitt reunited with Arlo on his first birthday
Her mother Marie Browitt (left) was the only member of the family to stay on the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship when the tragedy struck
Despite spending three weeks in a coma and six weeks at