Dog stands guard over deceased owner


Recommended Posts

Hum

An extremely dedicated dog has continued to show its loyalty, keeping watch on its owner's grave six years after he passed away.

Capitan, a German shepherd, reportedly ran away from home after its owner, Miguel Guzman, died in 2006. A week later, the Guzman family found the dog sitting by his grave in central Argentina.

Miguel Guzman adopted Capitan in 2005 as a gift for his teenage son, Damian. And for the past six years, Capitan has continued to stand guard at Miguel's grave. The family says the dog rarely leaves the site.

"We searched for him, but he had vanished," widow Veronica Guzman told LaVoz.com. "We thought he must have got run over and died.

'The following Sunday we went to the cemetery, and Damian recognized his pet. Capitan came up to us, barking and wailing as if he were crying."

Adding to the unusual circumstances, Veronica says the family never brought Capitan to the cemetery before he was discovered there.

"It is a mystery how he managed to find the place," she said.

Cemetery director Hector Baccega says he and his staff have begun feeding and taking care of Capitan.

"He turned up here one day, all on his own, and started wandering all around the cemetery until he eventually found the tomb of his master," Baccega said.

"During the day he sometimes has a walk around the cemetery, but always rushes back to the grave. And every day, at six o'clock sharp, he lies down on top of the grave, stays there all night."

But the Guzman family hasn't abandoned Capitan. Damian says the family has tried to bring Capitan home several times but that he always returns to the cemetery on his own.

"I think he's going to be there until he dies, too. He's looking after my dad," he said.

source

post-37120-0-37762100-1347582350.jpg

  • Like 2
Link to post
Share on other sites
Obi-Wan Kenobi

:o I know German Shepherd are smart, but that's just mind blowing right there! (Y)

Link to post
Share on other sites
Sulphy

incredible... very touching!

Link to post
Share on other sites
Detection

Wonder if it is spiritual or scent that got him to the cemetery?

I was very drunk a few years back and took a short-cut through the park to get home, fell down a hill and got my foot caught in some brambles leaving me hanging upside down by my foot with no strength to pull myself back up to take my shoe off

My gf eventually came looking for me and took my dog with her, the dog managed to take her from our house across the road, through the park, over a stream right up to the shrubbery in which I was hanging :p

Dogs know something we don't

Link to post
Share on other sites
Rippleman

Wonder if it is spiritual or scent that got him to the cemetery?

is it spiritual they can wander home from a great distance? Is it spiritual that birds know how to fly south for the winter? Just because you (we) don't understand it doesn't make it mythical. We don't even know if the story is factual, and if the story is factual, what about other possibilities that it could be.
Link to post
Share on other sites
Hum

Wonder if it is spiritual or scent that got him to the cemetery?

Dogs know something we don't

Spiritual -- the Inner Senses.

Don't think there would be much scent after embalming, sealed in a casket, and buried 6 feet under. ;)

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
Growled

I think there must be a reason this post is in the Conspiracy forum.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Hum

^ This also covers the Paranormal -- and this story borders on the mystical & unexplained. ;)

Link to post
Share on other sites
This topic is now closed to further replies.
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By techbeck
      In a dramatic discovery, police in Argentina believe they have found the largest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history.
       
      The trove, which was found in a hidden room in a house near Buenos Aires,  includes a bust relief of Adolf Hitler, magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas and even a macabre medical device used to measure head size.
       
      The Washington Post reports that the items were put on display at the Delegation of Argentine Israeli Associations in Buenos Aires on Monday.
       
      The discovery of the 75 objects in a collector's home in Beccar, a suburb north of Buenos Aires has grabbed international attention. Authorities suspect the artifacts are originals that belonged to high-ranking Nazis in Germany during World War II.
       
      "Our first investigations indicate that these are original pieces," Argentine Security Minister Patricia Bullrich told The Associated Press on Monday, saying that many pieces were accompanied by old photographs. "This is a way to commercialize them, showing that they were used by the horror, by the Fuhrer. There are photos of him with the objects."
       
      More....
      http://www.foxnews.com/science/2017/06/20/trove-suspected-nazi-artifacts-found-in-argentina.html
    • By DocM
      Not an impact, but an Argentine boomer 
       
      http://www.globalpost.com/article/6784334/2016/07/22/what-was-explosion-meteor-it-turns-out
       
    • By Vlad Dudau
      Apple reportedly getting ready to open new stores in Mexico and Latin America
      by Vlad Dudau



      According to a credible rumor, Apple is currently on the verge of launching a major retail push in Latin American countries, including Mexico.

      The news comes from Apple Insider, whose report is quoting unnamed sources familiar with the matter. According to said report, Apple is gearing up to open a big flagship store in Mexico City, with construction being already underway.

      In total there will be two new stores in Mexico City, these being only the third and fourth Apple Stores in Latin America, after the company opened two pilot locations in Brazil. But the company’s plans don’t end there.

      Seemingly wanting to breathe new life into Apple’s retail strategy, the company’s SVP of Retail, Angela Ahrendts, wants to expand even further into other cities in Mexico as well as other countries like Chile and Argentina.

      It’s not exactly clear when all of these locations will open up but there are indications this is a long-term strategy, so depending on your location you might still have to wait a while before getting to see one of the new stores.

      Source: Apple Insider

    • By Hum
      Attorneys for Google and Yahoo appeared in a Buenos Aires court to respond to accusations that searches on their websites link the name and photos of a popular Argentina model to sexually-oriented websites.

      Mar?a Bel?n Rodr?guez is suing the search engines, alleging they linked her name with terms like "sex" and "pornography."

      Rodr?guez told CNN her pictures would be wrongly used mainly in two ways: An unauthorized picture could be used to lure Internet users to an X-rated site, taking advantage of her popularity in Argentina, or within adult websites that contain pornographic images of other people.

      Rodr?guez, 30, originally sued Google and Yahoo in 2006. After an eight-year legal battle, the case has worked its way up to Argentina's Supreme Court.

      In 2010, the model was awarded a combined judgment against both search engines of 120,000 Argentine pesos, almost $15,000. The search engines appealed and a higher court later lowered the amount to about $6,200.

      Earlier this week, Rodr?guez told CNN the use of her image by sexually-oriented websites has deeply damaged her reputation.
       
      At the court hearing Thursday, attorneys for Google and Yahoo suggested search engines are neutral platforms that don't create or regulate content on the Internet, and therefore, are not responsible for how the model's image is used by third parties.

      more
    • By Crisp
      Source and more