German shepherd Stays 23 Days Next to Deceased Owner

Talero is a German shepherd who loyally stayed next to his owner, Bernardo Leónidas Quirós, for 23 days, after Quirós died in a snow storm in Argentina.

Photo Credit: argentina.weeac.com

Photo Credit: argentina.weeac.com

In mid July, Quirós took his wife, two children, and Talero on a family trip to visit his brother in the southern region of Argentina, but on the way there, their car broke down on low traffic road. When this happened, Quirós decided to exit the car taking along his dog Talero in search of help. However, there was a heavy snow storm in the area and reports say Quirós probably got disoriented and lost in the storm.

Quirós’s body was found frozen 23 days later in Alto Río Senguer, Patagonia, Argentina. The discovery was made by a family member who recognized the German shepherd standing near the body.

“Quirós’s body was found under a bush thanks to his loyal dog that remained next to his owner and when the rescue unit was nearby, the dog came forward,” said one of the rescuers.

Authorities said the body shown no signs of violence. They concluded Quirós died from exposure to the cold elements and frostbite. There were signs that Talero tried keeping his owner warm by laying near his feet, torso and head. Quirós’s family, who had remained in the car, was found days after the car broke down. All are in good health.

 







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    August 13, 2013 8:02 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    what a darling dog. much love to the family, make sure you look
    after this dog, he’ll certainly look after you. x

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    August 13, 2013 11:08 pmPosted 1 year ago
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    August 14, 2013 1:23 amPosted 1 year ago
    Larkin

    Hmm. How did the dog survive for 23 days without food or water in conditions that killed a full grown man? Why didn’t the family find him sooner? Presumably he was within walking distance of where their car broke down. Strange.

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      August 14, 2013 3:18 amPosted 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Are you serious?? Many animals, even domesticated, resort to instinct to survive. The dog has fur, and was surrounded by water (snow). There is nothing ‘strange’ about this, you should get out more often. It was a heavy snowstorm in a very rural area.

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      August 15, 2013 6:52 pmPosted 1 year ago
      JonErick

      Another anonymous know it all lol

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    August 14, 2013 11:10 amPosted 1 year ago
    Dave

    Dogs are the most amazing animals, more loving, loyal, and understanding than humans. We know so little about them.

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    August 31, 2013 4:05 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Enrique Campitelli

    The photo is not authentic. I take a real in place. See Diario de Rio Negro

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    September 7, 2013 12:26 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Idetrorce

    very interesting, but I don’t agree with you

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    October 5, 2013 9:35 amPosted 11 months ago
    Anonymous

    gsd is the more loyal breed ….

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