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Terminally ill girl wishes for a letter from your dog

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Feb 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 10:41:15-05

A sweet and simple request is coming from a terminally ill little girl living in Wisconsin, she would love a letter from your dog.

7-year-old Emma Mertens is fighting a rare and inoperable brain tumor. A GoFundMe account has been set-up to help cover her medical costs. Also on that page, you'll find an outpouring of support from dogs across the world.

Here's a quick sample:

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Emma's family issued the request, saying their little girl finds comfort in dogs.

Look at all these messages coming from people right here in western New York. Thank you all for sending your love!

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Here's how you can send a send a message of your own.

Emma Mertens
P.O. Box 230
Hartland, WI