A loyal pet dog in
Heart-breaking images show the faithful animal sitting on the sidewalk of Yangtze Bridge in Wuhan of Hubei province where its owner reportedly took their life.
A local resident who intended to adopt the dog tried to pick up the pet canine on Friday. But the animal ran away.
A loyal pet dog in China has waited on a bridge for four days after watching its owner jump into a river, Chinese media report. The pictures released by Chinese media show the loyal pet
Local volunteers said that they were looking for the pet dog in the hopes to find a new home for the loyal animal.
Du Fan, director of Wuhan Small Animal Protection Association, told the press that the dog followed its owner to the Yangtze Bridge on the evening of June 1.
‘We asked the bridge officers to check what exactly happened. It was really dark, [we] couldn’t see much on the surveillance footage,’ Mr Du told
‘[We saw that] the person jumped straight away.’
The devoted pet was said to have waited by the bridge for four days until being picked up by a local resident who wished to adopt the poor animal.
But the canine ran away when the resident tried to put the pet inside their car.
Mr Du said that his volunteers are now trying to track down the faithful animal’s whereabouts. He also pledged anyone to come forward if they had seen the animal.
‘We still hope to find a new owner for the dog,’ Mr Du said.
‘We think it’s too sad for such a loyal dog to stray on the streets.’
MailOnline has contacted the organisation for further updates.
Du Fan, director of Wuhan Small Animal Protection Association, told the press that the dog followed its owner to the Yangtze Bridge in the city of Wuhan on the evening of June 1
The news comes as a deceased COVID-19 victim’s loyal dog who waited for his owner inside the lobby of a Wuhan hospital for over three months was recently given to a dog shelter.
The seven-year-old male mongrel – given the name Xiao Bao (Little Treasure) – arrived at Wuhan Taikang Hospital with his elderly owner at the height of the
Sadly the pensioner succumbed to the virus after just five days, but Xiao Bao refused to leave according to hospital cleaner Zhu Youzhen, 65.
Xiao Bao was treated by vets and has also been sterilised as he prepares to be re-homed.
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The seven-year-old male mongrel – given the name Xiao Bao (Little Treasure) – arrived at Wuhan Taikang Hospital in Central China ‘s Hubei Province with his elderly owner
On 13th April, after Wuhan lifted its lockdown restrictions and the hospital supermarket reopened, he was cared for by shopkeeper Wu Cuifen