Over the past 12 years, Maple, the guitar loving dog has accompanied YouTuber AcousticTrench in his videos. She was his most loving fan and delighted viewers and listeners with her presence. But her guardian announced on June 17, 2021 that the sweet, music-loving dog has passed over Rainbow Bridge.
He shared the sad news on YouTube entitled “Saying Goodbye” along with a video of him playing What a Wonderful World with Maple lovingly listening.
AcousticTrench wrote of Maple:
“Yesterday I had to say goodbye to my best friend. Maple passed away peacefully during the night, while I held her in my arms. We have spent every moment together for over 12 years, doing everything together. I adopted her from a rescue shelter and the first time we met she tackled me, leaping into my arms, wagging her tail so hard and with a smiling face full of love.
“We went on so many adventures together, and she was always there for me with her unconditional love through difficult times. Music helped to soothe and comfort her, especially when she was feeling anxious during thunderstorms and fireworks so I would play for her to help calm her down. She would lay beside me with her head in my lap and listen to the guitar until she fell asleep.
“I feel so lucky to have had her in my life, the bond we shared is indescribable and my heart is aching.
“There are a lot of videos that I filmed with Maple which I never posted on YouTube, or videos I didn’t finish editing, that I might release in the future. I hope that some of the moments we shared together over the years have helped to bring some joy or comfort to you. Thank you for the love and support you have shown us.
“I love you Maple.”
Here he is one of his most recent videos with Maple as he plays Paradise by Coldplay. In it, Maple gently puts her paw on his arm, a loving gesture that is sure to bring tears to the eyes of everyone watching.
One person commented on the news of her passing by writing, “Maple was loved and cherished by so many, these videos inspired me from a young age to learn guitar. Such a good dog and many tears will be shed over Maple’s passing, but the happy memories will be forever remembered.”
Another wrote, “Rest in peace Maple, I’m sure you’re in doggy paradise listening to unending hymns. Thank you for the countless smiles, thank you acoustic trench for sharing such a beautiful soul to the world.”
Rest in Peace, dear Maple.
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