Skip to comments.Couple Adopts Camp Pendleton Dog That Was With Their Son When He Was Killed In Afghanistan
Posted on 06/08/2014 8:28:30 AM PDT by BenLurkinEdited on 06/08/2014 8:31:07 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
A Texas couple has adopted a bomb-sniffing dog that was with their Marine son when he was killed in Afghanistan.
The parents of Staff Sgt. Christopher Diaz adopted Dino after the 6-year-old Belgian malinois was discharged from active duty in an emotional ceremony at Camp Pendleton Saturday.
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Bless them. Sweet puppy.
I lost a son two years ago and am now taking care of his dog for him. I hope that Dino’s presence is as comforting to this young man’s parents as Butch’s has been to me. Good thing he’s a big sturdy Rottweiler mix, I hug him pretty hard sometimes.
OK that brought tears to my eyes. The thing is Dino knows that two people are related to his beloved master. They can smell it. It will bring comfort to all of them.
Condolences. Good about your connection with your son’s dog, Butch.
If you ever need a cyber-hug, I’m here, too! :)
I know how comforting that is. When my daddy passed, I took in his little 3 lb. Chihuahua. Very sweet and lady like, unlike the stereotype for her breed. She was with me another 6 years until she passed away too at the ripe old age of 14. She was always my last connection with my Daddy. I miss both of them now, but am grateful we had each other for those six years.
Awww...wish I could give you a big hug.
Such a sweet dog and such a beautiful family..heard this story last night on our local news..had tears in my eyes
“I lost a son two years ago and am now taking care of his dog for him. I hope that Dinos presence is as comforting to this young mans parents as Butchs has been to me. Good thing hes a big sturdy Rottweiler mix, I hug him pretty hard sometimes.”
Thank you for taking care of his dog. Our rescue has saved many dogs who owner passed away and no one in the family can or will take care of the dog.
So sorry for your loss.
great big cyber hug to you
Thank you for posting. The dog is beautiful. I am partial to shepherds and their kin.
The parents will have no regrets adopting this dog. None.
Today our rescue just saved a dog from a family whose owner passed away. She was rewarded by being chained to a water heater since for four years. We are checking whether she will have full use of her legs.