Loyal Dog Ran Away From Home To His Dead Master’s Grave, Has Stayed By Its Side For Six Years

Loyal Dog Ran Away From Home To His Dead Master’s Grave, Has Stayed By Its Side For Six Years
World
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

A faithful German shepherd has refused to leave its owner’s side, even six years after his death. The dog, named Captain, ran away from home after the death of his master, Argentinian Miguel Guzman in 2006.

When Mr. Guzman’s family went to pay their respects after his death, they found the loyal dog sitting by his grave.

Guzman had purchased Captain for his son in 2005, and suddenly died in March of the next year.

When the family returned home from the funeral, the dog was gone.

“We searched for him but he had vanished,” said Guzman’s widow, Veronica. “We thought he must have got run over and died.

“The following Sunday we went to the cemetery and Damian recognised his pet. Capitan came up to us, barking and wailing, as if he were crying.

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

“We went back the next Sunday, and he was there again. This time, he followed us home and spent a bit of time with us, but then went back to the cemetery before it started getting dark.

“I don’t think he wanted to leave Miguel on his own at night.”

The cemetery’s director Hector Baccega remembers the day he first saw the dog.

“He turned up here one day, all on his own, and started wandering all around the cemetery until he eventually found the tomb of his master.

“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 stays there all night.”

The cemetery staff now feeds and takescare of Captain.

Elite.

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Julian Sonny

From the sandy beaches of Hawaii, to the streets of New York: Julian has seen it all. His lifetime of travels has given him a broad scope of knowledge and an eclectic taste unlike any other in the tri-state area. Julian has often been compared to cultural icon, The Rock, because of his unequivocal work ethic and warrior-like stature.

More In World

World Alexia LaFata

Over 160 Children Have Died While Building ‘Terror Tunnels’ For Hamas

Since the start of Operation Protective Edge, 31 tunnels leading into Israel have been discovered — and a 2012 paper blames Hamas and relentless child labor for their creation. A paper in the Journal of Palestine Studies reports that Hamas is responsible for 160 children dying while digging “terror tunnels” under Gaza. Author Nicholas Pelham monitored police […]

Also On Elite

Envision

Nothing Says America Quite Like The 40 Worst Photos Ever Taken At Walmart

With Independence Day creeping up on us, it’s important to tap into our American roots. Pull out the beers, fire up the grill and go to a real American place, like Walmart. Places like this are how America really made a name for itself. It is truly the most patriotic place where you might find yourself. […]

World

Couple Married For 72 Years Has Some Amazing Advice For Young Couples

A couple whose marriage has been going strong for 72 years offers us young folk some excellent wisdom for keeping a successful relationship. Doris and Francis Vanderslice got married in 1942. The two met in junior high school, where Doris remembers saying “mmm mmmm!” as Francis walked into the room, she told WESH news in Florida. […]

Sports

Derek Jeter Receives The Send-Off He Deserves At The MLB All-Star Game (Video)

Though MLB’s All-Star Game once again brought together stars from every corner of the league, baseball’s mid-summer classic was largely about one man. With this season marking the end of a brilliant 20-year career for Derek Jeter, the New York Yankees shortstop was set to make his last All-Star curtain call last night. When the […]

Videos

Coolio Is Teaming Up With PornHub, And Thankfully, It’s Not A Sex Tape

The rap legend is making a comeback with a new music video filled with garden hoses, twerking, wet t-shirts, a weird hat with reindeer antlers on it and talent provided by PornHub. PornHub will provide hot women for “Take it to the Hub” — that’s the name of the song —  in exchange for Coolio […]

World

People In Syria Are So Desperate For Water, They’re Making Pools Out Of Bomb Craters

There’s hardly any water left in the Syrian city-turned-apocalyptic-disaster-area called Aleppo so kids have been turning the craters left by bombs into swimming pools. This video, shot by the Agence France-Presse, shows a group of kids explaining that they know the water is dirty, but need the refreshment because it’s too hot to sleep and […]