Game of Thrones Direwolf dog Odin sadly dies from cancer aged 10

Game of Thrones Direwolf dog Odin sadly dies from cancer aged 10

-The dog, Odin, succumbed to mouth cancer on Friday, March 27

- Odin played the role of Summer Bran Stark Direwolf Pup in Season 1 Episode 1 of Game of Thrones in 2001

- His passing was announced by 'GOT' Direwolves through their Instagram and fans kept sending emotional tributes

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Fans of the series Game Of Thrones are reeling from a painful heartbreak after the death of dog which played the role of Bran's direwolf.

Odin who played Summer the direwolf in the very first 'GoT' episode in 2011 succumbed to mouth cancer

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In an Instagram post by 'GOT' Direwolves, the dog passed on Friday, March 21.

Briefly.co.za learned that according to the post, Odin was part of the family and no words could express the pain he left behind following the fact that they acquired him when he was only seven weeks old.

"Our family are at immense heartbreak to announce that Odin passed away early this morning. It’s difficult to put into words how this has impacted us as a family for Odin lead a life like no other dog. Odin was a family member first and we got him when he was a pup at 7 weeks old," read the post.

In the post, the passing of the dog marked the end of an era and a decade as he taught the family and friends great lessons.

"Odin's passing marks the end of a decade and the end of an era as he taught our friends and family a lot of lessons about life for one dog he has more stories to tell than some people would," added the post.

Further, into the post, the statement explained the illness journey of Odin and the endless efforts by the vets to ensure he was well.

"He was met with further illness as the week continued and the vets did everything they could to keep him going but he passed away in his sleep," read the post.

The team also sent appreciation to those who contributed towards the dog's treatment promising to use the money to clear the vet bills and also donate the rest to dog charities.

"We are incredibly grateful for the donations made towards Odin treatment and we will use what is needed to pay his vet bill and we will donate the rest between our favourite dog charities the donations will help further dogs in need at this tough time," concluded the statement.

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