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        09-13-2012, 08:42 PM
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    A Dog's Loyalty...

    Dog Has Been Watching Over His Owner's Grave for Six Years - PawNation

    This just made my day.
         
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        09-14-2012, 04:09 PM
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    I read that article this morning and was just summarizing for my dog loving colleague here at work. It gave me chills! What a mystery on how the dog found the gravesite in the first place. And then to stay there for 6 years. Kind of heartwrenching really.
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        09-14-2012, 04:22 PM
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    How sad. My two dogs are VERY attached to me--I am their pack leader. My 5yo Husky mix, "Rose" has EXTREME separation anxiety. When we took our DD back to Law school in January, she and my DH drove the truck with Rose, and I drove her car with my other dog, "Pyg." They said that Rose didn't see me get in the car and was panicking until we stopped at a rest area 3 hours later. Even then, she was very anxious until we were reunited.
    It pains me bc I thought she was as attached to the rest of the family. My eldest DD tells me that if she's at the house and I am not, both dogs look daggers at her, and ask "Where did you put her?!?!?"
    I am happy for my great relationship, with all of our routines and their "doggie jobs"--out for morning (other animal) feedings/evening feedings, into another bedroom to get a visiting daughter out of bed by "licking her face off", taking winter naps together on the bed, and sleeping on the floor of my bedroom for night-time "guard duty." They also play with the ponies, who very rarely make hoof-to-dog contact. I KNOW that my dogs have a great life, but it pains me to read that that dogs life appears to be over.
         
        09-15-2012, 08:17 AM
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    I saw that story the other day, amazing and touching
         
        09-15-2012, 10:41 AM
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    It always amazes me how dogs give all their love to you without asking anything in return.

    I've read a similar story about the dog in Japan. He met his owner at the train station every day until one day the guy had a stroke on a way home and passed away. The dog kept coming to the station every day to meet him for years after that. Eventually he got so old he had problems walking, so the station workers made a house for him just to stay there till he died.
         
        09-17-2012, 12:45 PM
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    Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
    It always amazes me how dogs give all their love to you without asking anything in return.

    I've read a similar story about the dog in Japan. He met his owner at the train station every day until one day the guy had a stroke on a way home and passed away. The dog kept coming to the station every day to meet him for years after that. Eventually he got so old he had problems walking, so the station workers made a house for him just to stay there till he died.
    That's Hachiko isn't it? I saw the movie and cried from start to end :)
         
        09-17-2012, 01:32 PM
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    That's Hachiko isn't it? I saw the movie and cried from start to end :)
    Yes. I have a book that is dedicated to the dogs like this one. Most are hard to read as they bring tears to my eyes.
         

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