When it comes to choosing the ideal pet, a dog is always the first that comes to mind.
Man’s best friend is the ultimate faithful companion, so when unfortunate events happen, it can be devastating.
One woman’s obituary has gone viral and thousands have rallied together to offer their condolences.
These lovable and loyal companions make the perfect household pets, and it also helps that they’re so damn cute.
Many dogs are abandoned and are left to be stray all around the world.
It is estimated that there are around seventy million stray dogs here in America currently.
A lot of stray dogs are picked up by the local councils and are kept in shelters or pounds until they are rehomed.
Many of these dogs are euthanized if they cannot get rehomed quickly enough.
We’ve all heard the saying “adopt don’t shop.”
She adopted her golden retriever, Charlie, 7 years before his unfortunate death earlier this month.
She was young, single, and had just moved to a new city where she hardly knew anyone, so he quickly became her best friend.
Sallie met her now-husband, David Hammett, after she adopted Charlie and she knew he was the one because Charlie loved him as much as she did.
And just a few weeks ago, he lost his battle to lymphoma.
But they honored the golden retriever in the best way possible, with a heartwarming obituary that has recently gone viral.
“Charlie James Gregory-Hammett crossed the rainbow bridge Sunday, September 13 peacefully in the arms of his mom,” she wrote at the start.
“Charlie loved the beach, car rides, bananas, and socks. Charlie always loved going to his Grandma and Grandpa’s house, where he could get treats, chase squirrels, and pee everywhere cousin Captain peed. Charlie went tailgating, camping, hiking, and fishing. He lived the very best life.”
“He was always there to greet her with some kisses and a firm grip on her arm. He was her constant companion. There through heartache, moves, grief, and joy.”
“He was good at a lot of things, but he was best at unconditional love. He taught everyone he met about loving people, and always seeing the good in everyone.”
“His last days were so happy and will be cherished forever. We will think of him every time we open the peanut butter. We will miss him every time we see a sock on the floor or pass a stick on a walk. We will carry him with us everywhere.”
The couple also asked that people give some extra bit of love to their pets that day in honor of Charlie. And that’s why a lot of them were sharing stories of their dogs so the could remind Sallie and David that they were not alone in their grief.
Rest In Peace, Charlie.
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