Before you watch this video, be sure to grab your tissues.

In this short film titled "The Present", a young boy receives a new puppy as a gift.

But this isn't just any puppy; the dog is missing one of his front legs.

I won't spoil the whole story for you, but the film shows the first meeting between a reluctant boy and his new furry friend.

The Present from Jacob Frey on Vimeo.

The film was created by Jacob Frey and Markus Kranzler in 2014. According to the Vimeo page, the film has won more than 50 awards around the globe, including Canada, the U.S., Italy and Portugal.

After graduating from Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany, he recently worked as an animator on the feature animated film "Zootopia."