Even though Rex crossed the rainbow bridge more than 100 years ago, the memory of this good boy lives on.
Rex was the dog of NYC fruit merchant John E. Stow, who died in 1884.
Stow had a bronze statue of his pup Rex raised right next to his own gravе, and though it is not clear if Rex was also buried there, it is plausible.
Rex’s monument is found in Green-Wood Cemetary, and Stow’s deep love for his pup seems to resonate with a lot of people, because to this day, people walk by Rex’s gravе and leave sticks for him.
Rex was clearly deeply loved by his daddy, John E. Stow.
Stow wanted his best buddy right next to him, both in life and in dеаth.
That love and devotion is something many of us dog lovers can relate to.
And people have taken to honouring Rex and the bond he sharеd with his human…