Big Yellow, a dog that became famous for being so loyal and helpful to his owner Ma’nao, a local shoe shiner in Magou Village, China. Ma is a widower without children and has been living alone with his dogs for the past 40 years. His loyal dog kept him company all through the years. ‘Big Yellow’ is what the local called her, she was born from another Ma’s dog two years ago.
At age of 6 Ma suffered Polio that causing him not to walk. Without having enough money to buy a decent wheelchair, Ma made a makeshift wheelchair for himself. Though the wheelchair helps Ma, however it is hard for him to maneuver on his own. Fortunately, his friend Big Yellow is always there to push him to and from work every day.
The loyal and helpful dog stays on his owner no matter what. There were some days that Ma is unable to feed himself and so as food for Big Yellow is difficult to find.
While Ma eats insufficient meal, Big Yellow strolls and visits local restaurants who know the dog well. Big Yellow receives leftover meat scraps and other food from the kind locals and returns to his owner’s stall to keep him company.
After the amazing story of Ma and Big Yellow went viral in China, the local government provided Ma with a subsidized income he should have been receiving for the past 20 years. The government also provided Ma with a real wheelchair. Ma however, having a hard time to get in and out from his new wheelchair but his loyal and faithful dog always on his side to help him out. Thanks to the income provided from the government, it will surely help Ma and Big Yellow from hunger.