Man Floats With 19 Year Old Elderly Dog Every Day To Ease His Pain

You may remember seeing the photo several years ago. There’s a person with long, graying hair floating together with his |along with his"> together with his Shepherd mix sleeping in his arms and with his head on the man’s chest.

Here’s the story behind that photo.

John Unger adopted Schoep as a puppy. 19 years later, the elderly dog was affected by arthritis and hip dysplasia. Unger realized that taking the pressure off of Schoep’s joints by floating with him was the simplest way he knew to supply his beloved fur child with pain relief.


A friend of Unger’s took a photograph of the 2 of them, and it quickly made its way round the world.

Once that photo became viral, their story made the news. Donations started pouring in from round the world, which allowed Unger to pursue other methods of pain management that gave him another year together with his beloved Schoep.


Even though Schoep is gone now, the love behind that photo are often felt round the world.
             
Be sure to spread that love by sharing this video together with your friends and family!

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