Even as He's Dying, This Dog Wants His Owner to Know He'll Never Leave His Side

The bond between a human and a pet runs deep, and many of us consider our pets to be our babies. So when that time comes when your pet is old and weary and sick and they have to leave you behind, it's devastating. John Pointer recently lost his dog, Benny, to cancer and heart and kidney problems, and he dealt with his grief by penning Benny's final days as a story. In the voice of Benny, John writes about how much he loves his human and how he's always so supportive, always saying, "Don't worry, I gotcha buddy," when he starts to get sick. Read John and Benny's touching story below, and be sure to hug your pets tonight.