Dog Watching Owner Dig Its Grave Has Brought Out a Lot of Emotions Despite the Happy Ending

Saying goodbye to your pet dog is extremely difficult. So it must have been hard for this man to prepare for the worst, only to be informed the vet’s assertion it was time to say goodbye was a “false alarm” after all.

Such was the sad tale for the owners of this adorable male golden doodle. As explained by the pet owner’s son, writer Franklin Hardy, on Twitter, the vet called to say the dog needed to be put down. But, no need to come into the office, the doctor said: He’d do the deed at their home.

“My dad dug the dog’s grave and let the dog watch,” Hardy wrote.

But it was all for naught when the vet realized he’d made a mistake after all. “Then the vet came and checked the dog and said it was a false alarm,” he wrote along with photos of the pup alongside his intended grave.

The vet told my dad on the phone (??) that his dog had to be put down and he’d come to his house and do it. My dad dug the dog’s grave AND LET THE DOG WATCH. Then the vet came and checked the dog and said it was a false alarm. Oops! Dog’s fine! Everything about this is insane. pic.twitter.com/sFXKVDk5Vz

— Franklin Hardy (@franklinhardy) April 18, 2019

Naturally, people were worried for the welfare of this pooch. But let this photo of the stoic animal be a comfort. “My dad says the dog is doing ‘famously,'” he wrote.

Since people are asking, my dad says the dog is doing “famously.” Here he is: pic.twitter.com/Z0taA21YaL

— Franklin Hardy (@franklinhardy) April 18, 2019

Some of the replies to the tweet were as comical as the scenario itself.

Dog:
TODAY WAS SO AWESOME WE DUG A BIG HOLE I DIDNT EVEN KNOW WE WERE BOTH INTO DIGGING HOLES WE HAVE SO MUCH IN COMMON

— S.I. Rosenbaum (@sirosenbaum) April 18, 2019

pic.twitter.com/7Qm6DPSDNE

— Justin Hendrix (@justinhendrix) April 18, 2019

pic.twitter.com/2eUzoQrDt3

— Angela (@madcatdisease) April 18, 2019

Too late, the dog knows its him or your dad now.

— Crime Saucier (@taichipants) April 18, 2019

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