Sick Dog Who Became Internet Sensation Getting Better

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John Unger cradles his dog, Schoep, in Lake Superior. (Photo Credit: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson/

A dog became an internet sensation after his owner held him in lake water to ease the pup’s pain, from arthritis.

That was over the summer.

Now, months later,, is reporting the dog, named Schoep, is much healthier. A spokesperson told them, “Now that it’s cooler, he is frisky. He is responding phenomenally to his treatment.”

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