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Chinese dog refuses to leave dead owner's graveside

21 November 2011 Last updated at 16:11 GMT

A dog in China who was the only companion to a single resident has refused to leave him even after his death.

Lao Pan, 68, died earlier this month in the village of Panjiatun.

His dog was found later at his grave, refusing to leave even after seven days without food.

The BBC's Xiaoyun Yao reports.