15-Year-Old Dog Dying of Cancer Lived Long Enough to Witness Master’s Wedding


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Dogs are truly man’s (or woman’s) best friends – and this has been proven in countless stories of dogs’ loyalty towards their masters. Just recently, another dog has proven just that.

Charlie Bear is a 15-year-old black Labrador mix who, despite suffering from regular seizures due to his brain cancer, managed to live long enough to be in his master’s wedding.

Photo credit: Jennifer Dziuvenis / via Facebook - jendzphotography

Photo credit: Jennifer Dziuvenis / via Facebook – jendzphotography

Charlie met bride Kelly O’Connell when he was but 12 weeks old. He was abandoned in a grocery cart and was adopted by the then 19-year-old veterinary student.

I wasn’t looking for a dog. I was 19, still living with my parents and going to college. It was the worst time in my life to even attempt to get a dog,” Kelly said told BuzzFeed News. “He came in, and I was like, ‘Yup. I’m taking this puppy home.’

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