This veteran took a 2,500-mile road trip to save his dog's life. It worked.

This veteran took a 2,500-mile road trip to save his dog's life. It worked.
U.S. Army veteran David Broido and his dog Bones have been best buds since Broido brought him home 10 years ago.Broido was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after his service. "It was pretty bad," he says, and he knew that he wanted a canine companion to help him with his recovery. So two years later, he rescued Bones as a puppy from a shelter and trained him to be a service dog. That, he explains, changed everything for him.(In fact, it wasn't long before Broido's friends noticed Bones' impact on his mental well-being and started calling him Dr. Indiana Bones.) Image via David Broido, used with permission. Over the years, the pair did absolutely everything together.They'd often dress up in full gear and go to cosplay events.  And when they weren't doing that, they took road trips to fun places like the Whitewater Preserve in Whitewater, California, and the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California. Bones taking it all in at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. Image via David Broido, used with permission. They also spent their days driving to over 200 historic film locations all across California. Yes, that's where they filmed the famous drag race scene in "Grease." Image via David Broido, used with permission. But on June 2, 2017, Broido got some devastating news.Bones had developed a severe limp in his rear left leg, so, concerned, Broido took him to the West Hills Animal Hospital. After running a series of tests, the veterinarians told him that Bones had osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer.Broido was told that the disease was fatal and that the only way to save Bones was to amputate his leg — a procedure Broido couldn't afford.Needless to say, Broido was devastated, but he knew time wasn't on his side if he was going to save his best friend's life. He couldn't give up. So, he says, "I acted mad fast," immediately researching every possible solution over the weekend. He soon had a plan: With the help of a GoFundMe pa