This Little Abandoned Dog Just Died ‘Of A Broken Heart’

ADVERTISING

Abandoned at Bucaramanga Airport in Colombia, a little 2-year-old dog called Nube Viajera (travelling cloud in Spanish) died of grief, according to an article in The Daily Mail. The canine was at the airport for 4 weeks and eventually stopped eating, despite the efforts of staff and locals to save her.

 

Source: CEN

 

For a month, Nube Viajera wandered the terminal, searching in vain for a family who would never come back for her. After her death, veterinarians examined her and explained that, essentially, she had died of a 'broken heart'; depressed after being abandoned, she lost her appetite and finally became too weak and ill to survive. Alejandro Sotomonte Nino, a vet at the Colombian Animal Protection Foundation, said:

 

Her health deteriorated rapidly in just 48 hours and, despite us giving her food and an IV drip, she was deeply depressed and did not survive.  

 

Source: CEN

 

A terrible death that shows the love and loyalty a dog can have for their human.

 

Source: CEN

 

H/t: The Daily Mail

 

* * *

 

At Holidog, we aim to improve the lives of your furry friends. Enjoy your holidays with peace of mind, knowing your pet is in great hands (find a petsitter near you) and spoil them with our monthly subscription box filled with yummy treats and toys (get your free box here). You can count on us!

 

ADVERTISING