Sports Presenter Scott Van Pelt Goes Viral For Sharing A Touching Tribute To His Late Dog

Sports Presenter Scott Van Pelt Goes Viral For Sharing A Touching Tribute To His Late Dog

US sports commentator Scott Van Pelt has pulled at everyone’s heartstrings after sharing a beautiful and tearful six-minute tribute to his late dog, Otis. 

In a heartfelt monologue, the sports commenter shared how much he loved his dog.

Van Pelt said: “When I get home from the show late at night and I’d sit in a chair in a room off of our kitchen in the dark, I’d wait to hear the click of his nails on the floor.

“And then he’d barrel down the stairs, tail going like a helicopter and he’d headbutt my knee again and again like he was saying ‘give me some love papa.

“Just like sitting behind me in my office, it was the last part of our daily routine to be wherever I was and now he’s not.”

Van Pelt spoke at length about his love for Otis and how much his existence had enriched his family life. Van Pelt was in tears as he talked about how much he loved Otis – it was utterly moving television.

Van Pelt also took to Twitter to share the loss. The tweet went viral and has prompted people to share their own pain at losing their pets.

There are some moments on television that really did cut through and this was one of them.




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