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Forum topic by ChefHDAN posted 09-17-2015 03:32 AM 571 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-17-2015 03:32 AM

Had a rough day today, went to the vet to pick up the cremated remains of the beautiful Rottie shown in my avatar pic. I was okay until I got to the car and realized that going for a ride was one of Sophie’s favorite things but this time I wouldn’t see her little nub of a tail wag like crazy. She’s in a wooden box now and she’s on a shelf next to Mystic, her predecessor and they’re both in the shop with me.. thank god for the unconditional love of these four legged angels..
R.I.P. Good Dog Sophie!

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#1 posted 09-17-2015 03:38 AM

I share your grief. I had to put down my, Maggie, a Yellow Lab. She was the best dog I ever had. I ‘ve got a small wooden sign a few feet away from me right now. “A Dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” I still miss Maggie everyday.

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#2 posted 09-17-2015 11:27 AM

The loss of a dog is a sad event and difficult to handle. We become so attached to them.

I came very close to losing mine this summer and only great efforts by the vets at Purdue Small Animal Hospital in Inu brought her back to me.

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#3 posted 09-17-2015 12:14 PM

My condolences. I know from experience what you’re going through.

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#4 posted 09-17-2015 12:24 PM

I’m sorry to hear of your loss. I’ve never known a roti, but my wife knew several growing up and she says contrary to their looks and reputation they are big goofballs! Was Sophie like that?

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#5 posted 09-17-2015 12:45 PM

I know how heartbreaking this is as I have buried a lot of “best friends” over the years. My advice is to get another ASAP. They will never replace the ones you lose but they do make the recovery better.

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#6 posted 09-17-2015 01:18 PM

We get so close and the best thing, is no matter how bad a day, they are there for us.

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