Schoep the Dog

Schoep the dog, who gained national attention after a photo of him and his owner, John Unger, went viral. Schoep was 20 years old and was a lovable shepherd mix, who lost his sight to cataracts and struggled with arthritis and hip problems.

The world first met Schoep after he and John were captured floating in Lake Superior. Unger said it was an attempt to find joint pain relief for his beloved four-legged friend.

So sad. It’s hard having a pet pass away, especially a dog that you have had for many years and or raised from a puppy. I want to be there when my dogs pass.

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