Who is Walter the dog, known as Pana Walter?
The pups name is Nelson and he is famously known as Walter in the various memes that are made on him. The bull terrier is also known by the name Pana Walter. The one famous meme that everyone must have seen is the one where the has a close up of terriers face.
The terriers face actually went viral in 2018 for the first time when her owner uploaded his pic captioning “When u open the front-facing camera on accident”. Take a look at the tweet from 2018.
No, Walter is alive and healthy. All the rumours about his death were shut down by his owner itself. It all started when a website named CelebritiesDeaths.com posted a pic of the bull terrier laying on the ground due to gunshot wounds. The article then gained a lot of attention as the name of the dog was stated as Walter, but with a different spelling.
Post that, many Instagrammers and Twitter users were seen posting condolence posts for the adorable bull terrier Pana Walter. However, when this post gained the attention of Walters actual owner, she said that Nelson (Walters real name) is alive and the pictures of the dead dog are actually of a dog named Billy. Billy was shot while he was protecting his owner from an armed robbery in Philadelphia. Walters owner further clarified that the terrier shown in the is alive as well.
The post with Pana Walter being dead is doing rounds on the web. Fact check on whether the famous dog named Walter aka pana Walter died due to gunshot wounds. Written By
Remember the bull terrier dog whose face was often used to make staring memes and is very popular by the name of Walter or Pana Walter? Recently, a post stating that Pana Walter is actually dead was making rounds on the internet with some Instagram posts showing pictures of gunshot wounds to the dog. Read on to know the whole fact check analysis on the same.
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Like many other internet celebrities, Walter the Dog has been the subject of death rumors. A photo of an injured bull terrier began circulating on Twitter, and a multitude of users began posting their condolences about Walters passing.
You may not think that you know who Walter the Dog is, but youve likely seen (or even used) an with his face on it as a meme. The bull terrier is most famous for the staring / front camera meme, which features a closeup of his face.
“Hello, users of the internet. I dont know where this originated, but I am happy to report that Nelson is NOT dead. The injured dog in the vet photos is named Billy. He was shot protecting his owner during an armed robbery, but has since made a full recovery (see second slide). Billy doesnt deserve to be used as a hoax to spread sadness,” the caption began. “Billy deserves great recognition for his bravery and awesomeness.”
The first went viral in 2018, when Walters owner posted the photo with the caption “When u open the front-facing camera on accident.” The original tweet received more than 45,000 likes. Article continues below advertisement
The death rumors surrounding Walter the Dog began circulating when a CelebritiesDeaths.com posted an article featuring several photos that showed a bull terrier with multiple gunshot wounds. The headline for the article “Pana Walter The Dog that People Use His Face to Make Staring Meme Has Passed Away.”
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