Homeless Puppy Finds Warmth in Manger with Baby Jesus at Nativity Scene

Dogs have a sense about people and love. Sometimes they know exactly where they belong. Whether people want to admit it or not, whether it takes multiple attempts…pet’s know too, home is where the heart is.

It was a cold and rainy December afternoon in the town of Criciúma, located in Santa Catarina, Brazil. Families strolled through the town square, the Praca Nereu Ramos, enjoying the anticipation of Christmas.

Local resident Kiko Della Giustina was among the faces who paused for a moment to take in the city’s crèche. The lovely nativity scene was decorated with deep red poinsettia plants, which surrounded the ceramic Mary and Joseph and drew the eye toward baby Jesus lying in the manger.

Giustina will likely never forget the moment he gazed upon the wooden manger and saw a small puppy, curled up right alongside baby Jesus. The dog seemingly had nowhere else to go, fitting for



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