Posted on July 19, 2013 by Sylvia
Many have probably seen this picture —
John Unger and his dog Schoep used to float anywhere from 10 minutes to an hour, depending on the temperature of the water and how Schoep was feeling.
Hannah Stonehouse Hudson / Stonehouse Photography
Dog pictured floating to sleep in owner’s arms has died
Laura T. Coffey — TODAY
Schoep, the arthritic dog who became an Internet sensation last summer when he was photographed floating peacefully in Lake Superior in his owner’s arms, has passed away.
The 20-year-old dog’s owner, John Unger, announced the death of his best friend on Facebook on Thursday evening.
“I Breathe But I Can’t Catch My Breath…” Unger wrote. “Schoep passed yesterday. More information in the days ahead.”
I remember when I first saw this picture, it brought a tear to my eye because it showed the love that an owner had for his dog. So R.I.P. Schoep. Now you can run and play, pain-free!
Filed under: Current Events, In Memoriam, Pictures | Tagged: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson, John Unger, Schoep |