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

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. [caption id="attachment_40521" align="alignnone" width="640"]Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore, Maryland[/caption] Recently, Poh's parents found out that he had large inoperable tumors growing in his belly. [caption id="attachment_40520" align="alignnone" width="640"]Petersburg, Virginia Petersburg, Virginia[/caption] Instead of letting this devastating news affect them, his folks decided to do what they can to give Poh the time of his life. [caption id="attachment_40527" align="alignnone" width="640"]Memphis, Tennessee Memphis, Tennessee[/caption] 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. [caption id="attachment_40523" align="alignnone" width="640"]Arkansas Arkansas[/caption] 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. [caption id="attachment_40522" align="alignnone" width="640"]Oklahoma Oklahoma[/caption] Poh traveled all the way from NYC to the west coast, and stopped in Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas... [caption id="attachment_40524" align="alignnone" width="640"]Amarillo, Texas Amarillo, Texas[/caption] He even got to make a pit stop at Walter White's house (of Breaking Bad fame) in Albuquerque, New Mexico! [caption id="attachment_40525" align="alignnone" width="640"]Walter White's House, Albuquerque, New Mexico Walter White's House, Albuquerque, New Mexico[/caption] And got to visit the iconic Buddha statue at the Peace Park in Sedona, Arizona. [caption id="attachment_40526" align="alignnone" width="640"]Sedona, Arizona Sedona, Arizona[/caption] Let's not forget the classic pic in front of a Vegas sign. [caption id="attachment_40531" align="alignnone" width="640"]Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada[/caption] According to his dad, Thomas Neil Rodriguez, the trip didn't just invigorate Poh, it also helped his energy get better and better. [caption id="attachment_40529" align="alignnone" width="640"]San Francisco, California San Francisco, California[/caption] "He still has a lot of spirit it in him," Rodriguez told Mic. "He's not ready to give up." [caption id="attachment_40530" align="alignnone" width="640"]Portland, Oregon Portland, Oregon[/caption] 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

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