A 15-year-old black lab named Charlie was dying of a mind tumor however that didn’t cease him from being within the wedding ceremony of his beloved proprietor, Kelly O’ Connell, of Denver, Colorado.

When Kelly married James Garvin, each veterinarians, she knew she wished Charlie by her aspect.  Charlie by no means eager to disappoint, tried strolling down the aisle together with her however the journey proved to be an excessive amount of for him in his weakened state.  Kate Lloyd, Kelly’s 5’3” sister and Maid of Honor, got here to the rescue and carried the 80 pound canine to the altar.

Charlie might solely relaxation on the grass close to his proprietor through the wedding ceremony ceremony.  Kelly informed ABC Information:

“Each of us simply dropped to our knees and began crying.  To see him be carried a number of toes, it type of solidified for me that it’s not the Charlie he preferred to be. He was ageing, and it hit me realizing that he misplaced loads.”

Charlie liked everybody however Kelly was the individual he liked essentially the most.  He hung onto life so long as he might however after the marriage, he started to say no much more.  Just a few days later, Charlie made his closing journey and crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

Kelly and James have many great recollections of Charlie, in addition to some very particular wedding ceremony pictures that have been captured by their buddy and photographer, Jen Dziuvenis.  Dziuvenis wrote on Fb:

“When your loved one canine who’s on the finish of his life can’t make it again up the aisle and your sister scoops him up and carries him …. THAT is love,” Dziuvenis wrote on Facebook. “There isn’t sufficient mascara on the earth for these moments. Canine individuals are the perfect individuals.”

Maybe Charlie held on to be there for Kelly on her wedding ceremony day, or maybe he was simply too sick to go on.  Nonetheless, there isn’t a doubt that canine love us till their final breath and that is without doubt one of the issues that makes them so particular.