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Faithful Dog Refuses to Leave His Owner's Graveside for Six Years

Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, death, dogs, sadness )

- 2076 days ago -
For six years, a dog named Capitán has stayed by his owner's graveside in Villa Carlos Paz Cordoba, Argentina. Every day at 6pm, he lays by Miguel Guzmán's headstone, on faithful vigil.

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Past Member (0)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 12:42 am
"The dog's remarkable story of loyalty began on March 24, 2006, when Miguel, who was CapitŠn's owner, passed away. As soon as CapitŠn realized Miguel was no longer at home, he left to search for him and miraculously managed to find Miguel's grave in the nearby cemetery. Since then, the dog has stayed by his deceased owner's side and refuses to return home.

Miguel had brought CapitŠn, a German Shepherd mix, home as a surprise for his son DamiŠn in 2005. His wife Veronica told La Voz that when CapitŠn disappeared just after her husbandís death, she and her son searched for him, but were unable to find him. They thought he may have died or been adopted by another family."

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 1:27 am
Even in death, true and unselfish love, is not broken. The connection always remains.

Danuta W (1249)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 2:04 am

Leslene Dunn (84)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 2:19 am
Noted - this is utterly heartbreaking, like the movie Hatchiko (which I wouldn't watch). This poor animal. No human give give the utter devotion and uncondition love that an animal gives. I hope someone feeds him and looks after him.

P A (117)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 2:40 am
Tears down my face - what an utterly wonderful and emotive story! God bless the dear dog Capitan!

Elize Labuschagne (181)
Friday September 14, 2012, 6:05 am
A dog is definitely a man's best friend !!!

Past Member (0)
Friday September 14, 2012, 11:32 am

SANDRA R (144)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 6:49 am
Agree with Elize. Thank you Michael.
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