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An earnest and hardworking Labradoodle named Ariel surprised her family by appearing in the St. Patrick Catholic School yearbook.

Ariel is a service dog for Hadley Jo, a student at the school in Louisville, KY, WHAS-TV reports. Hadley Jo has epilepsy, which sometimes causes her to have seizures, and Ariel accompanies her to school each day.

Hadley Jo’s mother, Heather Lange, said she was thrilled to see Ariel’s photograph next to her daughter’s in the yearbook.

“That was pretty unique and pretty special to pick up our yearbook and see our service dog featured with our daughter,” she said, according to WHAS. “It’s very heartwarming and touching, that you see this inclusiveness where not everybody looks the same.”

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