Owner Swims a Paralyzed Dog 20 Years Old So He Can Sleep


Numerous stories on the internet have shown how deeply owner people love pets. A sweet senior dog who was bought when she was eight months old is now twenty years old. Owner John Unger of Wisconsin, United States, took care of a stray dog by the name of Schoep. He was in his late 80s and didn’t seem to be getting any better. Owner Ungus was bracing for the worst. John and Shop have lived together in the same house for the last 19 years. Unger just learned that his dog was immobilized due to severe arthritis.

Hannah Stenhouse Hudson

John was shocked when the vet proposed killing the dog, but he objected and decided to rescue Schoep. John cared for the gorgeous dog throughout his last years with all of his heart, took care of him, clung to him, and didn’t want to let go. John was at his side all the while. Unger started swimming with the dog to ease joint pain.

image 133
Hannah Stenhouse Hudson

Swimming helps Schoep because it eliminates strain on his muscles and joints. The dog periodically slept off in the owner’s arms because of how calm it was. All of it is documented in a moving picture of John and his dog Schoep that John’s friend Hannah took.

image 134
Hannah Stenhouse Hudson

When he entered the water, Unger said, “He didn’t swim every time; all he wanted to do was grab my shoulder and hug me with his foot.” “On one occasion, he even dozed off unexpectedly.” Unfortunately, Schoep is already dead. The dog was in a poor shape when John first met him. The dog, on the other hand, was always aware of its owner.

John promised to take care of him and treat him well, and he honored his promise. Even during these tough times, John insisted that he always go with him to his favorite activities and continued to take care of him. Please pray for Schoep in heaven and let us know what you think about this heartwarming friendship tale.