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« on: January 10, 2007, 11:01:58 PM »

  Today would have been Shadowhawk's 13 th birthday.   We had him PTS  on aug 30 of 04 because of arthritis in his rear hips.  We went
through all the adaquone injections  and drums of rimadyl and if he hadn't been in his final years the vet might have done hip replacements.
   For the last while I was helping him to do his business with a bath towel wrapped around under his hips.
     He was almost 160 lbs of best friend to Dwarf and myself for all of that time .  He and his brother Mauser.   Mauser went to the bridge
April 5 two years before. 
   The last time I walked Shadowhawk he just sat down on the way back and looked at me.  After a while he tried to get up . I helped him back home and Dwarf met us at the door and said that it was time..  He had been dragging himself around behind Dwarf for a couple days now because
Dwarf wasen't strong enough to lift him. He STILL waited for me to get home to do his business.  He acted like it was no big deal.

    We went to the vet in my old truck. He and Dwarf in the back cover , me in front.  I got his last kiss while the vet did her thing. His last sight
was of Dwarf.  As I hope mine will be.    I brought him home and Placed him in a coffin that I had already built and dug a grave in the back
yard .  We burried him beside Dwarf's garden where he could watch her while she worked.

   He whispered in my ear that if I said his name every year out loud on this day , his day, we would be together again at the end.

      Shadow..    Mauser...   Little Buddy..                  If I can make it work, this is  Chief Shadowhawk Parker doin' his Roadkill for Dwarf.

        Stan.
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« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2007, 11:05:06 PM »

 Sad   group hug It really doesn't get any easier as time goes by, does it?
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« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2007, 11:16:08 PM »

No.   It sure don't.   Doc.
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2007, 11:18:06 PM »

He was gorgeous, I'm sorry Doc  group hug
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2007, 11:51:30 PM »

 group hug  Sorry Doc!  What a handsome boy!
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2007, 05:44:17 AM »



It never does get any easier.  It's been 5 1/2 years since i lost my heart dog and to this day i remember every emotion of the day we had to send her to rainbow bride.

I'm sorry doc.


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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2007, 08:38:52 AM »

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Saying I'm sorry certainly doesn't ease anything for you, but, I'm still sorry  group hug
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« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2007, 09:00:00 AM »

Aw Doc.  group hug It sure doesn't get any easier. January 6 was two years for my darling Sheva.
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« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2007, 09:09:10 AM »

Our sweet babies...........
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« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2007, 01:26:56 AM »

I'm sorry you lost your good buddy.  We are coming up on Honey's 3rd anniversary in March!  Has it really been that long.  I still think of her nearly every day!

(I don't mean any disrespect, but the picture made me laugh.  Did he do that when you gave the command, "Roadkill?"  LOL!)

He was a gorgeous dog. 
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« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2007, 12:19:29 PM »

   That was our command for rollover.. Whenever we take our furbabies to the vet they always enjoy our visits.  Chopper weighs a legal
155 lbs as of last weekend.   He does a HUGE roadkill.   everytime he wants Dwarf to rub his belly.  and it is hard to resist.
    The vets are all ladies where we go and they are used to telling them to roadkill.
Then there is the little girl rescue Kaya..  better known as DLG.   [daddy's little girl ]    I always tell her ''let me play with your tittys'' she will roll over
with all legs in the air and I rub her belly and say titty,titty,titty.   It is the way that I check her over .[I had a tumor removed when I first got her ]
   The vets turn red and and I LOVE it.   BTW they still use the command.   Then  pop her on the side or butt and she JUMPS up  and bounces around. 
    No offence taken .   Death comes to every body and every thing .  I can sleep at nite because I know that we did the best for our Buddies
that could be done,  It would be a whole lot different if I had just ignored them and neglected them.   My concience can be a royal Bi^%h to live
with.  I believe that he and Mauser and little Buddy  will be with us at the time promised to all.  I can wait.      Doc.

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« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2007, 12:24:03 PM »

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« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2007, 02:56:55 PM »

 group hug  You never forget those that touch your heart.  It's been over 15yrs since we put my beloved doberman, Roxie to sleep and I still miss her.  I need to find some pics of her and scan them to show what a beauty she was.
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« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2010, 08:05:56 PM »

  Today would have been Shadowhawk's 13 th birthday.   We had him PTS  on aug 30 of 04 because of arthritis in his rear hips.  We went
through all the adaquone injections  and drums of rimadyl and if he hadn't been in his final years the vet might have done hip replacements.
   For the last while I was helping him to do his business with a bath towel wrapped around under his hips.
     He was almost 160 lbs of best friend to Dwarf and myself for all of that time .  He and his brother Mauser.   Mauser went to the bridge
April 5 two years before. 
   The last time I walked Shadowhawk he just sat down on the way back and looked at me.  After a while he tried to get up . I helped him back home and Dwarf met us at the door and said that it was time..  He had been dragging himself around behind Dwarf for a couple days now because
Dwarf wasen't strong enough to lift him. He STILL waited for me to get home to do his business.  He acted like it was no big deal.

    We went to the vet in my old truck. He and Dwarf in the back cover , me in front.  I got his last kiss while the vet did her thing. His last sight
was of Dwarf.  As I hope mine will be.    I brought him home and Placed him in a coffin that I had already built and dug a grave in the back
yard .  We burried him beside Dwarf's garden where he could watch her while she worked.

   He whispered in my ear that if I said his name every year out loud on this day , his day, we would be together again at the end.

      Shadow..    Mauser...   Little Buddy..                  If I can make it work, this is  Chief Shadowhawk Parker doin' his Roadkill for Dwarf.

        Stan.


    Shadow...He would have been 16 today..    Stan.. 
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« Reply #16 on: January 10, 2010, 09:07:25 PM »

Sorry you're missing him, Doc.  rubhead hug
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« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2010, 09:14:56 PM »

Oh Doc.  Thanks for the tears.  I did laugh over roadkill command and let me play with your tittys.
I have not ever stopped missing my dogs from my past.  Rainbow bridge really helps me get thru somedays.
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« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2010, 05:03:08 AM »


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« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2010, 08:16:51 AM »

 group hug  No, time doesn't necessarily heal all wounds...in just a couple of weeks it will have been a year since we lost Roscoe. group hug
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« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2010, 07:48:44 PM »

 group hug Keep saying his name really loud, Doc and we'll say it right with you.
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« Reply #21 on: August 30, 2010, 05:02:47 AM »

Shadow..  another aniversary of his passing.  Time is going by quick enough I guess.  Today is Little
Mauser's birthday also.  The circle of life..  Doc.
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« Reply #22 on: August 30, 2010, 08:42:48 AM »

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« Reply #23 on: August 30, 2010, 10:46:10 AM »

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« Reply #24 on: August 30, 2010, 10:54:26 AM »

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