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Fallen Mountie Dave Ross' Dog Danny Says Final Goodbye

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Constable Dave Ross' dog Danny broke the hearts of a nation Tuesday as he cried at the foot of his dead master's casket.

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)



During the funeral procession earlier in the day, Danny jumped up to sniff Ross' RCMP stetson.


(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

Ross, 32, served as a police dog handler and general duty officer. He leaves behind his pregnant wife Rachael and a 19-month-old son.

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Ross was killed in Moncton last week, along with fellow officer Douglas Larche and Fabrice Gevaudan. All Canadians, and Danny, mourn them today.


(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Marc Grandmaison)


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