Internet-famous dog from Wis. passes away

6:01 AM, Jul 19, 2013   |    comments
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BAYFIELD, Wis. - A dog that captured the hearts of millions has passed away.

Schoep, the Bayfield, Wis. dog and his owner John Unger became internet celebrities last year because of a photograph of the two in the waters of Lake Superior.

Schoep was 20-years-old. Arthritis and hip dysplasia had settled into his joints. Unger often took Schoep into the lake as a way to provide comfort.

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