injured dog file photo UM NewsAfter their beloved dog fell on a spike, and home remedies only prolonged its suffering, the family decided to surrender the pet to the SPCA to be put down.

In a final goodbye, the family’s father looked into Kayla’s eyes, apologizing for being too poor to care for her and begged the dog to forgive him for his shortcomings.

After the family began coming to terms with their loss, two weeks later, they received the surprise of a lifetime.

The shelter was so moved by Frank Martinez’s tear-filled goodbye, they decided to provide Kayla with the care she needed free of charge.

(WATCH the video below, or READ the story at Paw Nation)

Thanks to Kelly Lovejoy for sending the link!