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Dying Lab’s Parents Make Most Of Their Time By Road Tripping Across America

Reviewed by Tasmai Uppin

April 7, 2015

Meet Poh, a 15-year-old Labrador from New York City.

Happy Poh

He’s got the soul of a puppy but his body’s been going through the natural process of aging.

Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland

Recently, Poh’s parents found out that he had large inoperable tumors growing in his belly.

Petersburg, Virginia
Petersburg, Virginia

Instead of letting this devastating news affect them, his folks decided to do what they can to give Poh the time of his life.

Memphis, Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee

Poh didn’t just travel cross-country, he hit 35 states, road-tripping about 12,000 miles in all. Just his mom, dad, and him.

Arkansas
Arkansas

After all, at the end of the day that’s what any pup really wants. To be with the peeps they love with all their loyal hearts.

Oklahoma
Oklahoma

Poh traveled all the way from NYC to the west coast, and stopped in Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas…

Amarillo, Texas
Amarillo, Texas

He even got to make a pit stop at Walter White’s house (of Breaking Bad fame) in Albuquerque, New Mexico!

Walter White's House, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Walter White’s House, Albuquerque, New Mexico

And got to visit the iconic Buddha statue at the Peace Park in Sedona, Arizona.

Sedona, Arizona
Sedona, Arizona

Let’s not forget the classic pic in front of a Vegas sign.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada

According to his dad, Thomas Neil Rodriguez, the trip didn’t just invigorate Poh, it also helped his energy get better and better.

San Francisco, California
San Francisco, California

“He still has a lot of spirit it in him,” Rodriguez told Mic. “He’s not ready to give up.”

Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon

They may be back in NYC, but Poh’s dad makes it a point to go on adventures in around New York, just the two of them.

Poh the Dog's Big Adventure

You can checkout Poh’s bucket list of pawesome adventures on his Instagram — Poh the Dog

Reviewed by Tasmai Uppin

April 7, 2015