Video; Loyal dog returns to hospital where owner passed away

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A dog wandered into a hospital looking for his owner after he had died.

The canine - who has been nicknamed Pirata which stands for pirate - had not realised his beloved owner had passed away, and although the pup was initially let inside the hospital when the owner was rushed in for treatment, after the man died staff wanted the pet gone.

However Pirata kept returning to room 404 where the pair last saw each other and a video of his efforts has gone viral online.

No-one has claimed the pet, who reportedly still who has not left San Antonia de Padua Hospital in central Argentina's city of Rio Cuarto.