Schoep and John have been best buddies for over two decades and it shows. The dog, Schoep, suffered from arthritis and other ailments that limited his movement and caused his severe pain. To help alleviate his beloved dog’s aches, John would frequently visit Lake Superior and soak in the water to take the weight off of his body, sometimes even spending hours in the cold water to comfort Schoep. With such great care and love, Schoep lived to the age of twenty (that’s 93 in dog years!).