Devoted Dog Continues to Wait for Deceased Owner

16 January 2013

Ciccio is a 12-year-old German Shepherd dog that continues to return to an Italian church each day when the bells toll for mass. Just as he did for years when his owner, “Maria of the Fields,” was alive. The Telegraph reports she died suddenly two months ago and Ciccio was allowed to attend her funeral. But each day since her passing, he comes back to the church for services. Locals have been providing food and water. The priest allows him to sit at the front of the church during services and hopes to find a loving home for this precious dog. Someone will be very blessed to have this dear dog! Such a reminder of the amazing and unequaled loving devotion pets have for their families!

Ciccio dog attends italian mass after owner dies photo

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  1. This just breaks my heart! I SO FURLUV ALL THE ANIMALS….dogs are especially amazing!!! I do hope someone takes in this PRECIOUS FURBABY!

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