Saskatoon Boy Gifted French Bulldog ‘Jelly Bean’ by Make-a-Wish – Saskatoon | The Canadian News

A Saskatoon boy’s wish for a dog came true on Saturday.

Nine-year-old Noah Agarand received a French bulldog puppy thanks to Make-a-Wish Saskatchewan.

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A local paramedic and Saskatchewan Rush’s mascot Bruiser were on hand to present Agarand with a photo of her new puppy, Jelly Bean.

Agarand was also given plenty of other treats and enough dog food to last a while.

Agarand was born with Adrenoleukodystophy (ALD), a condition that affects her brain.

He was at Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minnesota from January to July receiving treatment.

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His parents were excited to see him so overjoyed.

“We are delighted to see it like this. He was bouncing and couldn’t contain the energy. It’s just magical, ”said her father, Torey Agarand.

“I was almost crying from his reaction. You don’t get that reaction very often from Noah, ”said Noah’s mother, Melissa Agarand.

Noah’s parents said that he seemed even more excited than he did on Christmas Day.

The Saskatchewan Make-a-Wish Foundation is currently working to make the dreams of more than 250 children across the province come true, with the ultimate vision of fulfilling the wishes of all eligible children.

Jelly Bean is expected to arrive in a few weeks.

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Regional manager Allyson Toye said 2020 was a difficult year for Make-a-Wish chapters across Canada, with the entire foundation facing a $ 12 million shortfall.

Agarand received a photo of the cub for the time being.

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