"As time went on I felt I had no life left and there was simply only one way out," Taylor said.
He had gone so far as to prepare a noose and write a goodbye letter to his mother when Geo grabbed the rope Taylor was going to use.
Normally a laid-back dog, Geo refused to let Taylor take the rope from his jaws - he even growled at his beloved human to keep him from getting it back. "This was not like him," Taylor told said.
"In a way, I think Geo knew what I was going to do. They have a sixth sense about this kind of thing," Taylor told the U.K.'s Mirror. "He knew something was up."