A Cocker Spaniel named Flash is a living example of dog loyalty. Flash refused to leave its owners coffin and was seen repeatedly pawing it during a mass funeral for Italy earthquake victims.


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On the 24th of August an earthquake tragically hit central Italy and nearly 300 people died. Andrea Cossu was one of them. The 45 year-old was on vacation in Pescara del Tronto village when a building collapsed and killed him.

Flash couldn’t say goodbye and kept within a short reach of his master’s casket. Andrea’s wife described the two as ‘inseparable’ but the dog’s heartbreaking act of devotion speaks more than words ever could.

More info: telegraph.co.uk (h/t: thedodo)

A Cocker Spaniel named Flash is a living example of dog loyalty

Flash refused to leave its owners coffin and was seen repeatedly pawing it during a mass funeral for Italy earthquake victims

The two were described as ‘inseparable’ but the dog’s heartbreaking act of devotion speaks more than words ever could