01:18PM, Tuesday 28 July 2015
A dog that helped a family come to terms with a tragedy will be honoured at Legoland Windsor Resort.
Sully, a one-year-old Sprocker Spaniel, has been declared the winner of the theme park's Best Furry Friend search following a Facebook poll and a Lego model will now be made of him.
The puppy helped eight-year-old Ella Harvey and her family get active after dad Gavin lost both his legs on a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
He was a Sergeant in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and was injured in a routine manoeuvre in 2009.
The Harvey family, who are from Salisbury, got Sully when he was just 12-weeks-old in a bid to get them active together as a family.
Ella said: "I'm really excited and I can’t wait for Sully to see himself in Lego.
“Sully is my best furry friend because he makes me happy and helps me feel calm when I’m worried.
“He is great for cuddling when we feel sad.”
The family, and Sully, will visit Legoland in August to see Lego Sully.
The model will be in the new Lego Friends Heartlake City area at the resort.
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