A dog has proven its loyalty to its owner, who was admitted in a hospital in northeastern Turkey, after waiting for six days until he was discharged.
In a CNN report, Cemal Senturk was hospitalized at Medical Park Hospital in Trabzon on January 14.
The owner’s dog, named Boncuk, escaped from their apartment and followed him to the hospital and she waited patiently.
Hospital staff informed Senturk’s family about the whereabouts of the dog.
They attempted to bring Boncuk back home, but she managed to escape and return to the hospital again according to Murat Ercan, the hospital’s international patient center director, in a statement on CNN.
“His dog ‘Boncuk’ has followed him to the hospital gate and refused to leave for six days until her owner was discharged,” Ercan said in a statement.
“Even though the family took Boncuk back home, she managed to escape every day to wait at the hospital gate,” the official added.
The owner tried to communicate with his dog through his window. The dog however refused to leave the facility.
The dog won captured the attention of hospital staff and they took care of the dog.
“Cemal Senturk has been with Boncuk for nine years, and he also stated that he missed her a lot during his stay at the hospital,” he said.
“After he was cleared to go out, he met his dog at the hospital gate. Boncuk has behaved really sweet during the six days and has managed to capture the love and affection of the whole staff,” the statement added. (TDT)