As Covid-19 spreads across China, tales of pet dogs caring for sick owners are melting hearts on mainland social  media. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
As Covid-19 spreads across China, tales of pet dogs caring for sick owners are melting hearts on mainland social media. Photo: SCMP composite/handout

‘Can’t do without you’: devoted dogs in China care for owners with Covid-19 — collecting food, running errands and keeping bedside vigils

  • A woman with Covid-19 is surprised by her pet dog keeping a bedside vigil while she is bedridden with a fever
  • A video of a clever dog picking up medicine and parcels for its sick owner has delighted mainland netizens

As Covid-19 spreads across China, tales of pet dogs caring for sick owners are melting hearts on mainland social  media. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
As Covid-19 spreads across China, tales of pet dogs caring for sick owners are melting hearts on mainland social media. Photo: SCMP composite/handout
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