As the video begins, Berger can be heard calling out for Murphy. Concerned that Murphy might not remember her and that her military attire might confuse the dog, she anxiously awaits his response.
When Murphy appears from the house, he briefly pauses to look around before darting in the opposite direction. Undeterred, the owner kneels down and calls out to Murphy, attempting to entice him back.
Despite her efforts, Murphy returns but instead starts barking at the woman. While visibly disheartened by his reaction, she persists in her efforts to reconnect with her pet.
After a hesitant approach, Murphy eventually sits beside her. Realizing that the dog simply needs a little time to adjust, she gently strokes Murphy, who soon warms up to her. The woman’s joy is palpable as Murphy finally recognizes her and showers her with affection