My Dog died today

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  1. privateer

    privateer G&G Newbie

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    My loyal friend and great pet of 11 years died today.
    He is the one pictured with me here in my avatar. his name was toons and he will be missed dearly.

    I'm gonna take a break from here for a few days.
    you all have a Merry Christmas and best wishes to you and yours.

    John
  2. mtncrash1

    mtncrash1 G&G Newbie Forum Contributor

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    Sorry to here that. They are great and loyal friends.Ours is another family member as I am sure yours was also. Again sorry for your loss.
    Mike
  3. CalifgirlinOk

    CalifgirlinOk G&G Enthusiast

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    I'am so sorry to hear this cause our pets will always be our family no matter what.I don't blame you for stepping away from here at all.I really don't know how I'm going to handle it when my old boy Scotty leaves me.Bless your heart
  4. Brother Bob

    Brother Bob G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    Hate to hear the bad news. I feel your pain brother. I've been there, too. Try to have a Merry Christmas and we'll anxiously await your return.
  5. captsquirrel

    captsquirrel G&G Newbie

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    Hang tough Privateer. Just remember the good times. Don't mourn his death celebrate his life.
  6. troy2000

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    That's one of the down sides of having dogs. Unlike ornery parrots who'll outlive you unless you strangle them, you know when you take a dog into your heart that he'll get old and die. It's worth it, though.
  7. jerry

    jerry G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    Sounds like he had a good life with you, I'm sure he'll be missed
  8. Mooseman684

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    Doggone John....Sorry to hear that...Our Dogs are family .

    Rich
  9. toolman

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    Sorry to hear it, bud. Ya'll try to have a merry Christmas as well.
    Tim
  10. cb671

    cb671 G&G Enthusiast

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    Sorry for the Loss of your Pet/Buddy! It is sad when you lose a close friend. But he is in a better place now... just remember he's still by your side just not Physiclly.
  11. BattleRifleG3

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    My first dog came as a package deal with my wife, who adopted her as an older pup and trained/spoiled her right. She's still our only dog, and moving on in years, but friendly as ever. Definitely trying hard to make the most of every moment.
  12. nathangdad

    nathangdad G&G Newbie

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    So very sorry for your loss

    I know what it means.
  13. dmwphoto

    dmwphoto G&G Newbie

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    so sorry John. I agree with what Troy says above.
  14. AllAlaskan

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    Im sorry to here about your dog :(
  15. madcratebuilder

    madcratebuilder G&G Newbie

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    My condolences John, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I've always hope that my dogs well be waiting for me when I leave this place.
  16. SwedeSteve

    SwedeSteve Freedom Zealot Forum Contributor

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    It is a very difficult ordeal when one loses his best buddy. I am sorry for your loss. My buddy, Gunner, is getting long in the tooth. much like myself. He's my 5th, and last, huntin buddy since I started out on my own.
  17. Dookiebutt

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    I feel your pain. I really do. My Samson has been fighting cancer since April and I lost Grady two years ago. My pets have been a sort-of lesson in humilty for me. Their lifecycle is muh like ours, only much shorter. Tak some time to mourn your friend.
  18. Seabeescotty

    Seabeescotty G&G Enthusiast Forum Contributor

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    I'm sorry to hear about your loss, John. Take care,and remember all the good times. He will definitely be waiting for you, at the gate! We'll miss you,while you're gone. God bless, and try to have a good Christmas, and new year. Those guys are the best and most trusting friends a man can be blessed to know. We fellow animal lovers feel and understand the pain. Take care, buddy!
  19. .22hustler

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    I feel your pain.. I lost my yellow lab "chance" 4 years ago and still miss her..Best wishes, friend.
  20. Earl Easter

    Earl Easter G&G Enthusiast Forum Contributor

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    My wife and i just last night where talking about our dog of 11 years. His name was champ. It sure was fun having him in our family for the short years that we had him. He was a black lab that only existence was to serve and protect. When my little daughter was born he accepted her fully, and his place in our house was in her room as he warned us of her waking up when needing attention, we never needed one of those listening devices.

    Said good buy on his last legs to all of us in order, me then my wife and made it down stairs to say goodbye to Marti.

    Very sorry for your loss and take your time gittin back with us,but we will miss ya...
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