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Another 4 legged friend thread

Discussion in 'Prayers & Support' started by TacoDawgfan, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. Jul 2, 2012 at 2:35 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

    TacoDawgfan [OP] Hunker Down You Hairy Dawg!

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    I knew this day was coming soon but still just wasn't prepared for it. :(

    My Miniature Australian Sheppard passed around 3:00 this morning. He was one of the family and will be missed dearly. He had been having issues and I knew his time was close. He woke me up early this morning and just as I checked on him and loved on him he rolled over and I knew this was it. I guess he wanted my attention to comfort him as he must have known because it happened within 3-4 minutes after waking me. He passed peacefully.

    Here is Cody almost 14 years ago when I brought him home.
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    And here are some in his prime.

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    And here is the last pic I took of him with our new dog took just about 12 hrs before he passed.
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  2. Jul 2, 2012 at 2:42 PM
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    jammdogg

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    AWWWW Dammit. So sorry for the loss of your beautiful Aussie.

    My Aussie "Bear" is 13 now and having hip issues.

    Again, condolences on the loss of your freind.
     
  3. Jul 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM
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    jonny

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    very sorry to hear
    I am sure he lived a great life!
     
  4. Jul 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    So sorry to hear you lost your buddy :( RIP Cody
     
  5. Jul 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

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    damn. sorry to hear man! nice pic of him tho!


    i think our grayhound is going to go soon. she is about 12 or 13. may have a year or 2, but i’d just say a year.
     
  6. Jul 2, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    Thanks everyone, I wasn't even sure I wanted to start this thread this soon, it's still difficult. I took it harder than I thought I would. Also a little worried about my wife. She's ok now but took it much harder than me and she's 8 months pregnant. I don't like her being so upset at this point but I think the worst is passed. He was a "damn good dog" and was very loved.
     
  7. Jul 2, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    RIP Cody :(
     
  8. Jul 2, 2012 at 3:09 PM
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    Good looking dog. Run In Peace.
     
  9. Jul 2, 2012 at 7:15 PM
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    So sorry to hear bud. It is tough losing a friend. I dread the day I have to put my now 12 year old dog down. I was given this poem by someone on here when I had to put one of my 4 legged friends down. It helped me cope and I hope it does the same for you and your family.

    Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.
    All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind. They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.
    You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
    Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....
     
  10. Jul 4, 2012 at 7:52 AM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    Here is one of my favorite pics of my buddy.

    He looks so happy
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  11. Jul 4, 2012 at 7:57 PM
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    Joe D

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    Sorry for you loss.

    In my house the dogs are family, I'm not looking forward to the day.
     
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