“Ghost” Dog Appears as Woman Spreads Her Dog’s Ashes

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This could be a Photoshop hoax, or maybe just a strange glitch, but the spectral image of a dog appeared in a photo taken of a woman who was spreading her dog’s ashes in one of their favorite “haunts.”

Ashley Lang of Chicago recently said goodbye to her cherished golden retriever Wagner, who died at age 12.  One of their favorite dog parks is in Colorado, so Ashley made the trip to spread his ashes there.

Funnily enough, the park’s name is also Wagner.  (But maybe that’s part of the reason why they liked it so much.)

A friend took a picture of Ashley during her ceremony, but the photo seems to capture so much more.

“It’s pretty remarkable… the tail and the legs and he looks like he’s, you know, leaping to go up,” Ashley told CBS Chicago.  “Everyone keeps calling him the angel dog.”

She believes that this is Wagner’s way of saying goodbye.  Others, however, aren’t convinced.

“No one else is questioning that despite general darkness and shadows, the grass and building in the background are lighter? I think this is a bad photoshop job,” one commenter said.

What do you think?

67 thoughts on ““Ghost” Dog Appears as Woman Spreads Her Dog’s Ashes”

  1. This is not a hoax picture. I do believe wagners spirit came back.He will always be around you. All animals go 2 the spirit realm they have souls too. And when we go 2 heaven we will all meet again!!

  2. Melanie knows in her heart exactly what it was and nobody else’s opinion is going to change that.I’m sorry for your loss Melanie but u got to experience so

  3. Unfortunately it is photo-manipulated. I put the photo in photoshop and enlarged it. You can clearly see the ashes as ashes in the center of the image and the rest of the “dog” are just lightened pixels. But it is sweet:


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