n yet more evidence that dogs are more loyal than humans can ever hope to be, one poor pup is starving himself to death following the passing of his friend.
The depressed dog named “Potato” can be found lying outside a restaurant in the city of Xi’an, slowly wasting away. The restaurant’s owner and his wife say that the animal hasn’t eaten since the death of his companion one week ago, only drinking water and surviving through glucose injections.
In video from the scene, the dog looks extremely skinny and doesn’t appear to have the energy to move.
In the past, in China, dogs have shown off their devotion by sticking by the side of their friends who were run over by cars, even forming a protective barrier around their fallen comrades. And then there’s this video: