This Devoted Dog Has Been Guarding His Human’s Grave For Over 6 Years

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Capitán, an adorable German Shepherd, is the very definition of loyalty. After the death of his human, Argentinian Manuel Guzman, the canine ran away from home. After a week of frantic searching, Guzman’s family found him lying next to his best friend’s grave, reports Dog Heirs.

 

Source: La Voz del Interior

 

Veronica Guzman, Guzman’s widow, told The Sun newspaper:

 

We had never taken him to the cemetery so it is a mystery how he managed to find the place.

 

Source: La Voz del Interior

 

Since Manuel’s death, his family has visited his grave every Sunday. And every Sunday, there is Capitán. The faithful canine does come home with them sometimes, but always returns to the cemetery to be next to his departed human by nightfall.

 

The people who work at the graveyard are used to seeing Capitán strolling through the headstones, tail wagging. Director Hector Baccega has even seen employees regularly feeding him. Unsurprisingly, everybody loves the heartwarming hound:

 

During the day he sometimes has a walk around the cemetery, but always rushes back to the grave. And every day, at six o’clock sharp, he lies down on top of the grave and stays there all night.

 

Source: La Voz del Interior

 

Of course, the Guzmans would love to have their steadfast companion safely at home with them, but they can also see that Capitán is determined to stay by Manuel’s side, come what may.

 

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