One Russian dog's heartbreaking display of grief has led locals to burst into tears and is quickly capturing the hearts of people all over the world.

Several weeks ago this dog's mate was killed by a car in the Perm region of Russia. He proceeded to drag her body to the side of the road, where he has sat guard ever since. According to the Daily Mail, this canine "pats and paws at his mate, and tries to keep her warm with his own body, waiting for a miracle that will never come."

Despite the efforts of locals to provide treats or to persuade the dog to move so they can bury his mate, he doesn't budge. Witnesses described the dogs as "Romeo and Juliet," and said they would adopt the mourning dog when he is done grieving.

(H/T to Daily Mail)

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