A month passed while Boo maintained his solitary vigil. A neighbor left food and water for this curbside refugee. But he refused to budge.
Finally, Mike Diesel, founder of Detroit Youth and Dog Rescue, got the call - and raced to the scene.
"He was just laying there, being his loyal self," Diesel tells The Dodo. "Pillows were still on the mattress. Being the loyal dog he was supposed to be, he waited for his master to come back."
And then Diesel set out to mend the dog's broken heart.