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Old 01-14-2023, 12:48 PM
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This past Thursday we had to say goodbye to our little girl.
We had her for almost 11 years, but just after Christmas cancer reared it's ugly head. We had two more weeks with her, but then it took her.

I thought I'd post her picture because a few members might remember hunting with her.

Hold them fast, give them lots of rubs and walks. We never know how much time we have with our best friends.
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Old 01-14-2023, 12:59 PM
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That’s a total bummer, Sorry for your loss! Amazing how they transition to being so much more than a pet as time progresses!
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Old 01-14-2023, 01:15 PM
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Sorry to hear that. They sure 'give it their all'.
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Old 01-14-2023, 01:57 PM
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Very sorry to hear. They are the best friends we ever have.
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Old 01-14-2023, 01:57 PM
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Wow!!! what a great Friend for 11 years - there is a tear in my beer
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Old 01-14-2023, 02:21 PM
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Sorry to hear of the loss. She looks like she was a great dog. You'll think of her often.
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Old 01-14-2023, 03:08 PM
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Sorry for your lose. Loosing a dog hurts.
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Old 01-14-2023, 03:11 PM
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I am very sorry. Your little girl was beautiful. Gut wrenching loss.
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Old 01-14-2023, 04:27 PM
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So sorry for your loss.
I have said goodbye to many furred hunting buddies over the years and it never gets easier.
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Old 01-14-2023, 07:07 PM
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So sorry for your loss.
I have said goodbye to many furred hunting buddies over the years and it never gets easier.
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Thanks to all the warm responses.
This is my second, and it definitely isn't easier the second time.
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Old 01-14-2023, 07:36 PM
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Sorry for you loss here too. Indeed, gone but not forgotten-ever.
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Old 01-14-2023, 07:50 PM
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I wish these threads didn't have to be.....

Wish you good memories and dreams.
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Old 01-14-2023, 09:08 PM
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Condolences, it's never easy loosing a friend and family member.
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Old 01-14-2023, 10:16 PM
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Oh man I am so sorry to hear that, my condolences…
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Old 01-14-2023, 11:20 PM
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Condolences, sorry to hear about your loss, cherish the memories.
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Old 01-15-2023, 08:24 AM
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So sad to hear, beautiful pup, unconditional love that’s why it’s hurts so much.
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Oh man...sorry for your loss...I know how you feel...
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Old 01-15-2023, 09:16 AM
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So sorry for your loss, we were in the same place, this December, we lost our German short hair pointer, at 15 years old, still have a cry, when we look at pictures
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Old 01-16-2023, 11:43 PM
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Sorry for your loss.
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Old 01-17-2023, 03:18 AM
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Oh Man sorry for your loss
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Old 01-17-2023, 08:57 AM
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Beautiful dog and part of the family for sure. Having been through it too many times but my office is full of memories that never go away.

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Old 01-17-2023, 09:37 AM
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Sorry to hear this. Been there a few times growing up and then with my own dogs. I had 3 GSP's, the last made it to 16 & 1 month. Hurts hard each time, I know how your feeling. Take care, my vet sent me the poem Rainbow Bridge when the second one(quick cancer as well at age 12) passed at home in his bed. It helped us feel a bit better.
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Old 01-18-2023, 12:55 PM
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Thanks everybody for your support.
It has been tough, but it's definitely made easier by her younger brother..
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Old 01-18-2023, 01:25 PM
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We went through this last June. It hurts still.

Have to echo a lot of the comments on the thread. Take care.
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Old 01-18-2023, 02:30 PM
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Sorry to hear, it never is easy.
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Old 01-18-2023, 08:06 PM
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Old 01-19-2023, 10:29 PM
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You start off with our little girl then proceed to say it's a dog... ??
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Old 01-20-2023, 09:19 AM
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Just remember the 11 good years
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Old 01-22-2023, 06:33 PM
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This past Thursday we had to say goodbye to our little girl.
We had her for almost 11 years, but just after Christmas cancer reared it's ugly head. We had two more weeks with her, but then it took her.

I thought I'd post her picture because a few members might remember hunting with her.

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Sorry for your loss.
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Old 01-22-2023, 06:34 PM
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Very sorry for your loss!


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