A man from Odessa (north of Ritzville) was hunting with a buddy east of Ritzville near St. John. The buddy left Tuesday and asked the Odessa man to call him when he got home... but the call never came.

Search and Rescue found his body Wednesday and sitting not far away was his trusty yellow labrador hunting dog.

Despite the freezing temperatures and isolation, the dog had stayed by his fallen owner.

So sad! Pray for his family.

(Photo courtesy of KNDU)

Courtesy of KNDU