Not every dog story is a happy one. Not every bit of doggy news you find on the internet displays a miracle. There is an old saying: “Why do we need Hell? In order to truly appreciate Heaven…”
Sometimes tragedy can’t be averted. Sometimes, despite all the good intentions and well meaning, despite the bravery and valor, despite all better angels, death can’t be turned away.
This story, mind you of a rather shocking nature, is a reminder to all of us of our own mortality. A sorrowful bit of news that wrestles the breath from our lungs and leaves us speechless.
This sad three-year-old Shiba Inu, Nara, had slipped and fallen. Swept up by the river, the officers rushed to fish her out of the water but were sadly too late. It had been days!
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