There's nothing worse than when your dog gets sick. And if the word "cancer" is uttered, well, it's simply devastating. Sadly, this was the fate for one doggo, who was looking at spending his final days in the animal shelter, until one amazing man came along...
Keep scrolling to learn more about this bittersweet story that truly highlights how unconditional love can make all the difference.
It's safe to say that dogs are one of the world's most popular pets.
They are truly man's best pals.
In fact, it's basically what unites the internet.
But when they get sick...The pain is unimaginable.
Devastatingly, this has been the case for an adorable doggo in Argentina, named Thanos.
As his condition worsened, his owners could no longer cope.
But rehoming him wasn't easy...
It looked like Thanos would have to spend his final weeks in an animal shelter...Until he met 21-year-old Luciano.
It was love at first sight.
Luciano was determined to fill Thanos' final days with unconditional love.Portal Amigo Cao.
At first, Luciano refused to accept that there wasn't more that could be done to save Thanos.
via: TwitterSo, in a bid to save his life, he took the pooch to the vet in the hope that they could potentially operate. "I found it hard to adapt to the idea of how little time we will spend together," he explained.
Sadly, he didn't get the news he was hoping for...
Nothing else could be done for Thanos.This left Luciano to simply try to make the most out of what limited time Thanos had left.
And that's exactly what he did...
Thanos seemed "happier than ever."Despite having only just been adopted by Luciano recently, Thanos truly seemed to fall in love with his new companion.
He was even "snuggling and playing" like any other dog.
via: TwitterHis terminal illness didn't get in the way.
But of course, Luciano knew Thanos could pass away any day.Making his love for his new canine pal all the more painful.
But he gave him the best possible farewell gift.
via: FacebookFew people would adopt a terminally ill dog, making Luciano's act of kindness all the more special.