Prepare to be moved by the heartwarming story of a loyal puppy who continues to honor his family’s deceased pup.
In a touching TikTok video shared by owner Michelle Buckley, we see her gorgeous cocker spaniel puppy, Dougie, sprinting towards the edge of the garden to lie down beside a statue of his late dog companion’s burial spot.
Dougie sits on Burleighs grave every morning and brings him toys.
The family’s beloved dog, Burleigh, passed away last August after 17 happy years, leaving a void in their lives.
Michelle Buckley, Burleigh’s owner, expressed her love for her dear pet and thanked him for the love he gave them.After a few months, the Buckley family decided to open their hearts to a new furry friend and welcomed Dougie, a cute little puppy, into their home.
Despite never having met Burleigh, Dougie’s behavior surprised the family. Every morning when Michelle lets Dougie out into the yard, the little pup runs straight to a particular spot, which is where Burleigh is buried.
Dougie sits calmly there for an hour each morning, paying his respects to the dog who came before him.Michelle noticed this pattern and shared a heartwarming post on social media, which went viral.Michelle said, “It seems like he knows,” and the family felt touched by the unexplained connection between the two pups.
Dougie’s behavior reminded the Buckleys of the love they shared with Burleigh, and they felt that he lives on through Dougie.The family is amazed and moved by the love and loyalty Dougie shows every day, and they feel blessed to have him as a new member of the family.
@michelleanddougie Dougie sits on Burleighs grave every morning and brings him toys🥲 #cockerspanielsoftiktok #puppiesoftiktok #grief #fyp ♬ Carrying Your Love – David Morris