Hundreds Of People Turn Up To Take Dying Dog On Heartbreaking Last Walk

Written by Vanessa Hojda
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It’s hard to let go of your dog once they’ve reached the end of their furry lives. Putting a pet to sleep is one of the most depressing things anyone could ever do, especially if the dog has had a long, healthy life. But for Mark Woods, the journey was a heartwarming one when hundreds of people helped him get through the experience of putting down his dog.

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Last Tuesday, Mark found out that his 18-year-old hound Walnut had to be put down. Walnut’s health had been deteriorating over the past few months, he couldn’t eat or walk by himself. That same day, Mark set the date for Walnut’s euthanization to Saturday, November 12.

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Then, on Facebook, he shared an event with his friends and family. He asked them to join him for Walnut’s last walk on his favorite beach in Cornwall. Soon, viral magic happened and hundreds of people showered his Facebook event with messages of support and sympathy.

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On Saturday morning, Mark headed down to the beach with Walnut wrapped in a blanket. What he didn’t expect was the hundreds of people who stopped by to greet him and wish them both well, including a few media outlets who captured the bittersweet moment.

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Then, on Facebook, he shared an event with his friends and family. He asked them to join him for Walnut’s last walk on his favorite beach in Cornwall. Soon, viral magic happened and hundreds of people showered his Facebook event with messages of support and sympathy.

On Saturday morning, Mark headed down to the beach with Walnut wrapped in a blanket. What he didn’t expect was the hundreds of people who stopped by to greet him and wish them both well, including a few media outlets who captured the bittersweet moment.

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