HOUSTON (CBSLA.com) — A simple photo of an aging dog has sparked a chord around the world after going viral.
The photograph shows a dog named Max in a park with his owners and was taken by a local television station in Houston.READ MORE: 'That Was The Worst Thing Imaginable' Shares Vanessa Bryant On Deaths Of Kobe, Daughter Gianna
But the image has touched people far beyond city limits.
You see, Max is in his golden years at 16 years old and is blind.READ MORE: Man In His 20s Dies Hours After Being Shot In Long Beach; Motive Unknown
But his owners give him a ride in a stroller so he can still enjoy the outdoors.
On Thursday, more than a million people have seen the picture online. Max even gets fan mail.
His owners say the reaction has restored their faith that people are looking for good in everyone.MORE NEWS: What To Expect As 'Supercharge' Storm Moves Into SoCal
And some say, the photo offers a lesson about compassion for the elderly.