His dog was diagnosed with terminal cancer, so he took him on one more adventure on the way to a very meaningful place.
Paul Heroux, the mayor of Attleboro, Massachusetts, had Mura for nearly 10 years when she was diagnosed with terminal blood cancer. Having raised her since she was 8 weeks old, Heroux had formed a beautiful bond with his Japanese wolf dog. On hearing the news, he decided to cancel his previous vacation plans and take Mura on a cross-country road trip to the place of her birth: Vancouver Island.
“I wanted to bring her back to where she was born. I wanted to see it for myself,” he said.