I saw this on Twitter and I went to the page and I thought my heart would crumble at the pure love that this friend showed his master, even in death. Do Not Ever Tell Me That Animals Have No Soul:
Petty Officer Jon T. Tumilson was laid to rest Friday in Rockford, Iowa, where an estimated 1,500 mourners came to pay respects for the fallen Navy SEAL, including his dog Hawkeye. In fact, Hawkeye’s loyalty to his owner at the funeral was visible, creating a heart-wrenching image as he laid down by the casket of his owner during the entire service:
The unbelievable loss of life that continues unabated in wars that the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces refuses to be victorious in, who chooses to lead from behind, is even more heartbreaking.
I cannot think of a more humane time to suggest that when you consider adding a pet to the family, that you think about getting a rescue animal, they will love you as if you just saved their life, because you have.