In September 2019, a man named Anuchit was riding his motorcycle down a highway in Thailand. He spotted a sad-looking dog sitting on the side of the road. The forlorn pup seemed to be waiting for someone.
One resident, Saowaluck, said she kept finding the dog at that same corner in 2016. She brought him to the vet, named him Leo, and adopted him. But days later, Leo disappeared.
Saowaluck found him at the same corner along the highway and returned every day to give him food and water. She loved him, but he wasn’t ready to accept her as his new owner.
After the motorcyclist shared Leo’s story, the dog’s former owner came forward.
An elderly woman named Noi said Leo jumped out of her pickup truck back in 2015. She and her husband looked everywhere but couldn’t find him.
When Noi arrived at the corner to reunite with Leo in 2019, he ran over to her and was greeted with rubs and pets — but he refused to go home with her!
Saowaluck begged Noi to keep the dog herself because she had become so attached to him and had already tried to adopt him once before.
Leo has reportedly been with Saowaluck ever since … no longer sad, and no longer waiting.