This woman took her dying dog on a bucket list adventure

Francesca Washtell
Sunday 25 January 2015 12:00
Celebrities

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When Lauren Fern Watt's 160-pound English Mastiff was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, she was understandably crushed by the news that she would soon lose her closest companion.

As she explains in a Yahoo Travel article, the dog had been with her when she moved from Tennessee to New York City and throughout university and her early 20s, writing: "This dog wasn't just my best friend - she was my roommate and confidant."

Her ingenious solution to say goodbye to Gizelle was to create a bucket list for the two of them to complete during their final months together.

Their list included activities such as:

Cooking lobster together in Maine

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Canoeing together

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Going to a party and meeting a cute boy dog

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Meeting Santa (and his three pug helpers)

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Visiting the beach together in winter

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And, of course, cuddling as much as possible

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Sadly, Gizelle died in early January, but Lauren will always have her and Gizelle's final adventures to remember her by.

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