Meet one dog and you will fall in love with these animals forever. They encourage us to get out and explore the world, they help us find joy in simple things, like riding in a car, and they are always willing to snuggle. What I'm trying to say is, dogs are the best.

So in order to thank them for making us happy, we at Bored Panda have put together a new collection of wholesome dog posts. Whether it's a pup chilling in a flower basin or a diligent K9 "protecting" its hooman's baby, these pictures perfectly portray the pure nature of dogs, and we are lucky to have every single one of them.

Continue scrolling to enjoy the list and check out more of the same here and here.

#1

Pit Bulls Are Always Gonna Be My Favorite

Pit Bulls Are Always Gonna Be My Favorite

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Xd Karma for da robbers

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This Dog Saved All Her Puppies From A Fire And Put Them All In One Of The Fire Trucks On The Scene

This Dog Saved All Her Puppies From A Fire And Put Them All In One Of The Fire Trucks On The Scene

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

Mothers love <3<3<3

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No wonder dogs are so great to us. Marissa Sunny, CPDT-KA and senior dog lifesaving specialist at Best Friends Animal Society, told Bored Panda that "dogs typically see their owners as family and their best friends! They grow extremely attached to people in their lives and will remember them even years later."

If you end up on a dog's good person list, it will definitely show you; dogs typically express affection by soliciting attention, "giving kisses", and actively trying to spend time with you," Sunny explained.

#3

Rescue Dog Drags Its Blanket Over To A Homeless Dog So They Can Share It On A Chilly Night

Rescue Dog Drags Its Blanket Over To A Homeless Dog So They Can Share It On A Chilly Night

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Jo87
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1 month ago

This deserves to be higher

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#4

This Is Zeus

This Is Zeus

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Lauren Caswell
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1 month ago

Go team doggo! Faith in humanity getting a refill

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#5

Wholesome Af

Wholesome Af

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Pernille Dyre
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1 month ago

Onions again...

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Science confirms that spending time with our canine companions does wonders for our wellbeing.

For example, a comprehensive review of studies published between 1950 and 2019 discovered that dog owners had a lower risk of death—studies suggest that dog owners have lower blood pressure levels and improved responses to stress.

Interestingly, people who had experienced previous coronary events had an even higher level of risk reduction for death.

#6

The Owner In This Shop Allows Stray Dogs To Come In When It Is Dark So That They Can Spend The Nights Safely .. He Put Blankets To Cover The Cold Tiles So Everyone Has A Comfortable Bed .. Such Initiatives Must Be Shared!

The Owner In This Shop Allows Stray Dogs To Come In When It Is Dark So That They Can Spend The Nights Safely .. He Put Blankets To Cover The Cold Tiles So Everyone Has A Comfortable Bed .. Such Initiatives Must Be Shared!

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TheGirlFromTheNorth
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1 month ago

Faith in humanity restored

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#7

Retired Nasa Astronaut, Leland Melvin’s Official Portrait

Retired Nasa Astronaut, Leland Melvin’s Official Portrait

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ume reid
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1 month ago

perfect..

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#8

My Son Was Waiting For The School Bus, When I Walked By And Saw This

My Son Was Waiting For The School Bus, When I Walked By And Saw This

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Shelli PL
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1 month ago

I just can’t with this cuteness

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Also, dogs make us a lot more sociable. Think about it, aren't people with canines more approachable? There's always a conversation starter wagging its tail next to them!

Researchers have found that about 40 percent of dog owners have an easier time making friends—these animals really help us to get to know strangers and form new relationships.

#9

I Got My Pup A Matching Chair So He Would Stop Stealing Mine. Needless To Say, He’s Very Pleased

I Got My Pup A Matching Chair So He Would Stop Stealing Mine. Needless To Say, He’s Very Pleased

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1 month ago

Just look at that grin!

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#10

My Son Always Texts To Say He's On His Way Home. So I Open The Door, Letting His 17 Year Old Cat, And 16 Year Old Doggo Know That He's On His Way. This Is Them Waiting For Him. Thought It Was Adorable, And Wanted To Share

My Son Always Texts To Say He's On His Way Home. So I Open The Door, Letting His 17 Year Old Cat, And 16 Year Old Doggo Know That He's On His Way. This Is Them Waiting For Him. Thought It Was Adorable, And Wanted To Share

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

Awww thats so adorable

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#11

This Will Always Be One Of My Favorite Photos Of All Time

This Will Always Be One Of My Favorite Photos Of All Time

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

HIS FACE 😂😂😂😭🌝

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With all of the unconditional love we receive from dogs, it's only fair we do everything in our power to make them feel content too. "For dogs to live a happy, fulfilling life, it is important that their families make sure all their needs are being met, not just the basic ones," Sunny highlighted.

"Dogs have emotional needs that can be filled by spending time with you and getting attention. They also have mental and intellectual needs that can be met by going on walks and playing games. It is important to look at your dog as a full creature with a developed mind to meet all its emotional, physical, and health needs."

To learn more about how to take care of your pup, visit Best Friends.

#12

The Goodest Of Girls

The Goodest Of Girls

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Aski Markup
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1 month ago

Well that outlet never looked dodgy, did it? Good doggy though.

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#13

Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

Thats truly amazing

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#14

Their Dog Hasn’t Eaten Well Since They Brought Their Baby Home

Their Dog Hasn’t Eaten Well Since They Brought Their Baby Home

Their dog hasn’t eaten well since they brought their baby home - dog kept taking food into the living room and leaving it there. Someone suggested the dog might be worried the baby isn’t visibly eating, so is “feeding” the baby. They tried giving the baby a bowl of food at the same time. It worked!

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Lauren Caswell
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1 month ago

Oh that is heartbreakingly sweet!

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#15

Everyone's Welcome In This Pack

Everyone's Welcome In This Pack

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Friday
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1 month ago

Family ❤️

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#16

Wholesome As Heck

Wholesome As Heck

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 month ago

handsome boi!

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#17

Yes... We Are Family

Yes... We Are Family

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

THE BUNDLE OF KITTENS- I CANT 😭

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#18

Two Years And Tons Of Walks Later, Shiloh Has Reached Her Target Weight!!

Two Years And Tons Of Walks Later, Shiloh Has Reached Her Target Weight!!

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Shelli PL
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1 month ago (edited)

Yay, Shiloh! You look fabulous!! Nice job, human.

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#19

Cow Posing With Their Buddy

Cow Posing With Their Buddy

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Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 month ago

True love.

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#20

Dad Who Didn't Want A Dog Now Tucks Him In For Nap Time

Dad Who Didn't Want A Dog Now Tucks Him In For Nap Time

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

THIS IS THE CUTEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN OMG

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#21

When A President Loves His Dog

When A President Loves His Dog

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1 month ago

RIP, Bo🌹

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#22

Just An Old Dog And His Little Buddy

Just An Old Dog And His Little Buddy

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Lauren Caswell
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1 month ago

Letting it use the paws for rest! Oh gosh how did we get so lucky to have doggies in our lives!

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#23

My Senior(Ish) Dog Can't Swim By Himself Anymore So I Carry Him While He Takes A Dip

My Senior(Ish) Dog Can't Swim By Himself Anymore So I Carry Him While He Takes A Dip

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Kristy Nelson
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1 month ago

❤❤❤

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#24

Ham Saved My Life Yesterday. He Hurt His Paw But I’m Alive Because Of His Bravery. Thank You, Ham. You Are My Best Friend

Ham Saved My Life Yesterday. He Hurt His Paw But I’m Alive Because Of His Bravery. Thank You, Ham. You Are My Best Friend

I was working on my house where I fell and was critically injured. He ran to me and started howling and crying; he tried to drag me and ripped his foot Oppenheimer. Luckily he got my neighbors attention. I should be dead, but he saved me.

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Smutná_elfka
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1 month ago

Oppenheimer? Dang autocorrect!

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#25

After 9 Years Of Being My Best Friend, He Gets To Be My Best Man

After 9 Years Of Being My Best Friend, He Gets To Be My Best Man

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1 month ago

And he can't make a nasty toast!

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#26

Best Surprise Ever

Best Surprise Ever

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Refugee Pups
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1 month ago

The humans are also matching! Too cute

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#27

Spotted This Cutie At The Grocery Store

Spotted This Cutie At The Grocery Store

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

Sweet dog, but breeders must be stopped from creating dogs who live with pain.

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#28

Just A Short-Spined Dog Enjoying Life. His Name Is Quasimodo. Even If You’re Different, You Can Still Enjoy Life

Just A Short-Spined Dog Enjoying Life. His Name Is Quasimodo. Even If You’re Different, You Can Still Enjoy Life

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Lucas
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1 month ago

Poor sweet dog. So glad he is loved and cared for.

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#29

Find This

Find This

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

My dog never listens to me. If they're listening to your dad it means hes good!

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#30

And I Never Thought That 17 Years Later, My Best Friend Would Live To Meet My First Child

And I Never Thought That 17 Years Later, My Best Friend Would Live To Meet My First Child

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1 month ago

I love this. Hugs.

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#31

Running Through The Lavender

Running Through The Lavender

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

Gorgeous photo. It looks like something from a National Geographics

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#32

My Son Has Noticed How Old Our Dog Is Getting, So He Tries To Comfort Her With His Stuffed Toy Sloth. She Loves It

My Son Has Noticed How Old Our Dog Is Getting, So He Tries To Comfort Her With His Stuffed Toy Sloth. She Loves It

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Dog obviously loves her toy :)

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#33

Derpy Boi Cooling Off

Derpy Boi Cooling Off

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Pernille Dyre
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1 month ago

Too much... too cute.. 😆😆😆

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#34

Just A Boy And His New Dog

Just A Boy And His New Dog

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Shelli PL
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1 month ago

Best friends for life!

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#35

This Little Dachshund Went From 56 Pounds Down To A Petite 9 Pounds!

This Little Dachshund Went From 56 Pounds Down To A Petite 9 Pounds!

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Lauren Caswell
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1 month ago

Well done! I see a treadmill helped the wee legs! And a blurry tail ❤

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#36

A German Shepherd Called Capitán Has Slept Next To The Grave Of His Owner Every Night At 6pm For 6 Years (2006-2012)

A German Shepherd Called Capitán Has Slept Next To The Grave Of His Owner Every Night At 6pm For 6 Years (2006-2012)

His owner, Miguel Guzmán died in 2006. Capitán, the dog, disappeared while the family attended the fueral services. A week later reatives of Guzmán were visiting the cemetery when they were astounded to find the dog next to the owner's grave.
The cemetery director says that the dog comes around each night at 6pm, and has done so for the past 6 years!

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Friday
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1 month ago

Some bonds can never be broken

Isabella Dawes [STUDENT]
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1 month ago

true. Its actually kinda crazy that a dog can remember about his owner. its too cute😔

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

This reminds my of the true story Hachiko, a dog who waited at the train station for his owner for over 9 years

Kay blue
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1 month ago

Greyfriar's Bobby did something similar in Edinburgh, but many many years ago.

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Pernille Dyre
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1 month ago

I hate onions...

Luna Lovegood!
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1 month ago

Sorry, I know this is off topic, but that's a german shepherd? it's white!

Demi Zwaan
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1 month ago

It's not. The photo doesn't belong to the story (if the story is even real).

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Miss Frankfurter
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1 month ago

There was the picture of Bush 1's Assist Dog who would not leave laying beside his casket. They know.

Samantha Power
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1 month ago

That is incredible loyalty

Josh Tall
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1 month ago

I'm not crying....You're crying!!!

Linda HS
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1 month ago

As I said before...we don't deserve pets! 🥰

Unknown User
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1 month ago

im not crying my eyes are just sweating

Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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1 month ago

Ahhh, this is heartbreaking. This reminds me of Greyfrairs Bobby, a Skye Terrier, who refused to leave his master's grave for around fourteen years. His master is buried in Greyfrairs Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland and people often leave little dog toys on the grave in honour of little Bobby. There is also a sweet statue of Bobby close to the graveyard and right outside of a pub of the same name. So many tourists and visitors have touched the nose on the Bobby statue that it has worn to burnished gold colour.

beavis
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1 month ago

Yeah I live near there and its gold and shiny

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Random Person
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1 month ago

AAAHHHH NO O : ( 😢😭😭😭

Holes2Heaven
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1 month ago

Aww, he's heart broken. Maybe find him a new daddy?

Holes2Heaven
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1 month ago

LOL like I'm gonna read through all those comments to see what you wrote

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Raven Sheridan
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1 month ago

They miss us, just as much as we miss them, when they're gone. ❤

Paizleypie
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1 month ago

I'm crying.

Susan Green
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1 month ago

So am I.

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Cristina Speluzzi
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1 month ago

This is the real CAPITAN, who lived and died in 2018, after 11 years of accompaniying his human, in Cordoba, a province in Argentina. He was taken care of by the people of the cemetery and a group of veterinarians. He suffered from a kidney failure The Director of the place told the journalists that Capitan accompanied him everyday until dusk, "when he goes to his masters grave and lays there until the following day". And it was there that he passed. RMIXZRMDRZ...4ad862.jpg RMIXZRMDRZBSHL7QVZSR2UL23Y-609ec794ad862.jpg

Christy Smith
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1 month ago

God, that's devastating.

Gina
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1 month ago

If his owner knew❤️

ERIN W.
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1 month ago

Oh how SWEET and SAD at the same time! DOG/LOYALTY seem to go hand-in-hand especially in this case!

DancingPig
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1 month ago

That's so sad

ERIN W.
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1 month ago

INDEED!

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just a hamilfan (hufflepuff)
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1 month ago

darn ninjas cutting onions

angry doge
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1 week ago

its like that one dog in gta 5 that visits his owners grave

Lucia ZG
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1 month ago

So sweet

Lucia ZG
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1 month ago

This made me cry sad and happy tears 🥲

Diane Johnson
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1 month ago

I'm waiting for you.

June Galloway
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1 month ago

OMG how touching, Tears in my eyes. I would hope someone takes care of this loyal dog. my heart breaks for him.

Judith Wilson
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1 month ago

somebody should at least put a blanket on the stone - even if this is not the actual accompanying picture.

CincyReds
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1 month ago

Oh my, this is so sad, I know all dogs are loyal, but when it comes to a German Shepherds, the bond is beyond tight,

labaguette🥖️‍🥖️‍
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1 month ago

Notcryingnotcryingnotcrying

Jeanie Roundy
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1 month ago

Can I cry more???

Vasana Phong
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1 month ago

So sad, this breaks my heart , I hope the family took him home

Legen ( wait for it ) dary
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1 month ago

If this is not true love, then I don't know what is it.

K1tt3n
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1 month ago

Awww...poor heartbroken pooch😞

Ron Santos
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1 month ago

Don’t mind me. I’m just cutting some onions.

Peter Bear
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1 month ago

The loyalty of a dog is a sacred thing.

Mazer
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1 month ago

Damn, this one got me!!

Suzanne Haigh
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1 month ago

Hope they were feeding him

Cristina Speluzzi
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1 month ago

They were. Please, read what I wrote. I live in Argentina and this dog's story was very famous.

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Teri Campisi
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1 month ago

Ya got me crying again people! When they meet agsin it will be wonderful!

Jean Thompson
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1 month ago

Oh, the love. I'm sobbing!

Elizabeth Guagenti
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1 month ago

Incredibly intelligent sensitive

Hollysmom
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1 month ago

Tears

TexasWoman
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1 month ago

Sure was a daddy’s boy

Mónica Elisabeth Sacco
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1 month ago

Heartbreaking.

Dennis Jennings
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1 month ago

This pic breaks my heart BUT it just proves that love like this transcends ALL!

Kim Lorton
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1 month ago

If we all only we humans, treated love like this!

Sue Rogers
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1 month ago

So sad.

Shellia Ventura
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1 month ago

This just breaks my heart!

Loraine D.G. MacGinness
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1 month ago

Oh so sad.

sharron lynn parsons
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1 month ago

Amazing pet is mourning, I wonder if he has anyone, he needs some love and understanding !!!

Cristina Speluzzi
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1 month ago

The Director of the Cemetery and a group of veterinarians took good care if him. That is until 6 o'clock, when he went to his human's grave and stayed there 'till the following morning. Until his death in 2018.

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Z Alexi
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1 month ago

How turbo-charged is this foto? Tantalizing...captivating...

EJN
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1 month ago

The dog must have loved his human so very much!

Gail Cloutier
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1 month ago

Hopefully his heart will heal.

Cristina Speluzzi
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1 month ago

He passed in 2018

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Susanna Scott
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1 month ago

My heart

Susan Egan
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1 month ago

When our first dog died his best friend, our neighbors dog, would come and lay on his grave. He even went into our house (he'd never, ever done this) looking for him. My dad was sitting in his chair scratching the dogs head when he realized it wasn't our dog.

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Meami
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1 month ago

I'm not crying. You're crying.

Sharon Vaughn
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1 month ago

Like Greyfriar's Bobby.

Uketa Colbert
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1 month ago

🙏🏽🙏🏽❤️

Roberto Durante
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1 month ago

unconditional love

Dennis Jennings
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1 month ago

Breaks my heart. Says a great deal about the owners LOVE.

Amanda Hartley
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1 month ago

Heartbreaking

Thomas Turnbull
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1 month ago

So sad for this poor dog to lose the love of his life.

Josey Griffin
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1 month ago

That’s so sad.

23AClark
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1 month ago

😘😘❤❤❤😢😢

Beverley Saindon
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1 month ago

He’s a lost soul now...I just can’t...😭😭

rachel carter
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1 month ago

Heart breaking about the owner but reminds me of that movie with the dog and his owner whom he went with and waited at the train station for even after the owner died

Garth Horsfield
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1 month ago

Oh my heart!

Lisa Bateman
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1 month ago

Anyone smell onions?

Bernardita Valdés
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1 month ago

Oh man no doggo deserves this :(

Holly Allen
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1 month ago

Dang onions

Michael Sanders
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1 month ago

06…6pm…6 years. 666 😳

Softsquatch
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1 month ago

maybe he's still alive

Cristina Speluzzi
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1 month ago

He passed in 2018 from kidney failure. Also he was very old.

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#37

The Before And After Of Playing In The Snow

The Before And After Of Playing In The Snow

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Kirsten Kerkhof
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1 month ago

Wiped out.

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#38

Husbands And Dads Be Like

Husbands And Dads Be Like

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Dorothy Parker
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1 month ago

So much mutual adoration.

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#39

Frens

Frens

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Friday
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1 month ago

Duck face

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#40

3,750 77 Dogs Deserve The Best!

3,750 77 Dogs Deserve The Best!

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Catlady6000
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1 month ago

Soo....just exactly what did he do at spa day?

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#41

Little Dog Doesn’t Like Snow, Bro Human Lays Down Plywood For Her In The Winter So She Can Always Have A Grassy Spot To Potty

Little Dog Doesn’t Like Snow, Bro Human Lays Down Plywood For Her In The Winter So She Can Always Have A Grassy Spot To Potty

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

Shes so smol!!!

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#42

Even After 10 Years, Some Things Never Change

Even After 10 Years, Some Things Never Change

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1 month ago

How adorable!

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#43

When It's Bath Time But Your Doggy Doesn't Like His Ears Getting Wet

When It's Bath Time But Your Doggy Doesn't Like His Ears Getting Wet

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Lauren Caswell
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1 month ago

A bravery hat ❤

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#44

I Woof You, Mom

I Woof You, Mom

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#45

This Free Kisses Pup Window!

This Free Kisses Pup Window!

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M. L. Dew
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1 month ago

Woo hoo... a portable kissing booth :)

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#46

Stairway To Heaven

Stairway To Heaven

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1 month ago

puppy puppy puppy puppy puppy puppy puppy puppy puppy puppy puppy

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#47

Angel Dog

Angel Dog

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Friday
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1 month ago

The Goodest Girl 😇

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#48

Our Dog And A Baby Squirrel Just Hanging Out

Our Dog And A Baby Squirrel Just Hanging Out

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

What a gentle beast

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#49

I Just Want To Be This Happy

I Just Want To Be This Happy

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Lynx Noir
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1 month ago

The face of glory 😁

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#50

Balcony

Balcony

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Eva the Egg
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1 month ago

✨ Fancy ✨

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