Published on Mar 3, 2015
A dog truly is a man’s best friend. But for one very special dog named Kaiser, the Yarmouth Police Department in Maine, was his family. This story highlights the solemn moment following the announcement that Kaiser would be retiring from the force and ultimately laid to rest to end his suffering after being diagnosed with liver and kidney disease.
Police officers lined up along the sidewalks to bid farewell and pay their respects to their beloved 13-year-old K-9 as he’s being carried by. It was truly a somber scene that brought me to tears.
“I could not have asked for a better partner or friend. May you rest easy and wait for me at that sacred bridge. I will be there my friend,” his partner and handler, Jamie LeBretton. wrote on Facebook Friday.
The video below shows the sweetest and most heartbreaking moment I’ve seen in a long time.
Rest in peace big fella’. You will always be remembered… If you like this story, please share it with friends!
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