A loyal dog in China has waited on a bridge for four days after watching its owner committing sui-cide, according to reports.Heart-bre-aking images show the faithful pet sitting on the pavement of Yangtze Bridge in Wuhan, where its owner reportedly took their life.
Its devotion has touched the hearts of thousands of people after pictures of the pooch were uploaded to social media.The photos were initially taken by a resident, known by his surname Xu, after he saw the pet dog waiting on the bridge, according to Chutian Metropolis Newspaper.
Mr Xu, who intended to adopt the dog, tried to pick up the pet canine on Friday. But the animal ran away.Du Fan, director of Wuhan Small Animal Protection Association, saw Mr Xu’s post and started to look for the animal with local volunteers.
Mr Du told the press that the dog followed its owner to the Yangtze Bridge on the evening of May 30.’We asked the bridge officers to check what exactly happened. It was really dark, [we] couldn’t see much on the surveillance footage,’ Mr Du told Pear Video on Sunday.
‘[We saw that] the person jumped straight away.’Mr Du said that his volunteers are now trying to track down the faithful animal’s whereabouts. He also pledged anyone to come forward if they had seen the animal.
‘We still hope to find a new owner for the dog,’ Mr Du said.’We think it’s too sad for such a loyal dog to stray on the streets.’
The organisation told MailOnline on Tuesday that the pet dog is still missing as local volunteers and residents continue the search.The pooch’s devotion has brought thousands of people to tears on Chinese social media.One commenter wrote: ‘Omg this makes me teared up. Guys, please cherish your life and remember there are a lot people who love you.’
Another wrote: ‘Hope they can find the dog soon so it doesn’t have to stray anymore. Find a good family who would treat it well!’
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