John Unger of Bayfield Wisconsin and his beloved dog Schoep become famous from a very touching photograph, that a friend of his took of the two of them together in Lake Superior.

Unger is with out a doubt a true example of a person who had incredible love and compassion for his dog, who suffered from arthritis. Ungers dog Schoep passed away at the age of 20 and he has struggled ever since to move on with out his old friend, But, happily things are starting to look up. Check out his story below, it is quite a tug on the old heart strings.