This dog, now named Thanos, was diagnosed with cancer, which rapidly spread to his head and caused a massive tumor.
Sadly, Thanos went through four different families who all rejected him because they could not deal with his cancer.
Eventually, he ended up with 21-year-old Luciano Karosas, of Berazategui, Argentina, who adopted and welcomed the pup with open arms.
He wanted to care for him and show him unconditional love during his final days on Earth.
The hardest part of adopting him was getting used to the idea of how little time they’d have together, but Karosas knew it would be worth it.
Karosas brought Thanos to the vet, hoping for good news, but the vet explained that there was no treatment that can extend his time.
“I came out with a piece of my heart in my hand,” Karosas told Portal Amigo Cao.
If it weren’t for the tumor on Thanos’ head, you would never know he has cancer. He still runs around and plays just like any other dog, and is happier than ever.
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10 Of The “Most Loyal” Dog Breeds On The Planet
Giving love and support to humans is something that some dogs do better than others.
While many dogs love everyone they meet and are willing to take treats or belly rubs from anyone, the pups we found are just the opposite.
These 10 dogs are some of the most loyal breeds on the planet. They are rock steady in their loyalty to their owner no matter what.
When the American Kennel Club (AKC) lists loyalty to describe the temperament of the Akita, you know they mean business. The beautiful double-coated working dog of Japanese ancestry is considered hardwired in protecting those she loves. They should be socialized with other dogs and people from the time they are puppies. Their silly, fun, but dignified personalities round out the loyal Akita.
This working dog is smart, full of energy, and oh so loyal to their family. They get along great with kids and have an innate instinct to protect their pack. He’s a watchdog with a heart of gold who oozes dedication to his owner.
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3) Skye Terrier
Known as the “small dog with the big ears,” this adorable breed hails from the Scottish Isle of Skye, hence the name. Whether you live in the city or the country, this small dog with a big personality is steadfast in snuggling, playtime, and remaining loyal to his owners.
This merry hound is friendly, curious and incredibly loyal. While he doesn’t mind the occasional couch potato time, this spunky pooch is energetic and merry. A fun fact about this hound: the breed standard is for 13 inches and under and another in the 13-15 inch category. No matter how you size him, these adorable dogs just want to cling to you.
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This wrinkly non-sporting breed is standoffish to strangers but very loyal to his owner. His ancient Chinese roots are part of the charm of the Shar-Pei. Regal, strong, and smart, if you want a BFF for life, this loose-skinned pooch may be the right choice for you.
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