Matt Van Vranken had a dog, Boni, for 17 years before he was euthanized by Manatee County Animal Services before the five day hold for strays was up. His beloved black lab mix loved to run around the back yard, ride in Matt's pickup truck, and bark for his specially prepared breakfast.
Matt Van Vranken had a dog, Boni, for 17 years before he was euthanized by Manatee County Animal Services before the five day hold for strays was up. His beloved black lab mix loved to run around the back yard, ride in Matt's pickup truck, and bark for his specially prepared breakfast. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com
Matt Van Vranken had a dog, Boni, for 17 years before he was euthanized by Manatee County Animal Services before the five day hold for strays was up. His beloved black lab mix loved to run around the back yard, ride in Matt's pickup truck, and bark for his specially prepared breakfast. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com

He was his best friend for 17 years. Now his dog has been euthanized.

January 04, 2017 04:40 PM

UPDATED January 04, 2017 05:29 PM

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