Golden retriever grieves, refuses to leave side of dead puppy

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — With near-freezing temperatures on the horizon in the Georgia city of Savannah, a golden retriever mourned the loss of her puppy and refused to leave its side.

According to WTOC, the golden retriever laid in the Laurel Grove North cemetery for at least two days, refusing to leave her baby’s side.

Multiple attempts were made to rescue the dog from extended exposure to the cold on Wednesday, but all attempts to persuade her failed.

Photographer Hunter Cone came across the dog and snapped photos. He and his mother brought the dog food and water in an attempt to lure her away.

Rescuers now say as of Wednesday evening, the golden retriever finally buried the puppy in the cemetery and left.