Has a dog literally starved to death after its owner died?

I'm not sure if it's an urban legend or if it has happened before. The closest I've ever heard is my friend's uncle died of a heart attack last year. It happened right in front of his German Shepherd. His dog witnessed it. The dog wouldn't eat the whole day. Or it wonders on the cemetery,... show more I'm not sure if it's an urban legend or if it has happened before.

The closest I've ever heard is my friend's uncle died of a heart attack last year. It happened right in front of his German Shepherd. His dog witnessed it.

The dog wouldn't eat the whole day. Or it wonders on the cemetery, making sad sounds. If it wasn't for others feeding it, it would have starved to death.
Update: The dog hasn't been the same ever since. According to my friend, it seems depressed and not very active.
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