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    Senior Member johnc1's Avatar
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    Lost my best friend

    I lost my best friend of 15 years on Monday 7/30. We rescued him from a vacant warehouse. It took him years to figure out what grass, snow and rain was! He spent the rest of his life showing us how grateful he was by being a best friend and a protector. I have never owned a dog that was smarter or was a kinder sole, unless you touched me without his permisson!
    RIP Maxx

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    That is bad news john really.

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    Senior Member Wills77's Avatar
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    I'm sorry for your loss. I know its not an easy thing to go through.
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    Senior Member djrolling's Avatar
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    So sorry for your loss man..... That really sucks

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    John, this is devastating and I'm so sorry. I send you heartfelt blessings.

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    So sorry John. It leaves a hole in your life and heart. They love us unconditionally.
    T12-L2; Burst fracture L1: Incomplete walking with AFO's and cane since 1989

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    Sorry to hear that... pets become family literally after awhile... I'm always devasted when I lose one.

    One thing my Mom always told me though was to be happy the pet had a good life while with you & that it was loved & cared for. And after an appropriate mourning time, open yourself up to getting a new pet... saving some little guy/girl from the pound & showing it the same love is a way to honour the lost pet and give some little one a great life they might not have had without you.

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    I can relate to what you're going through John. I lost my dog of 13 years who was with me every day 24/7 (use to bring her into my Service station) and it was a nightmare. That was a long time ago, I still hang onto to her AKC papers and dog tag and coller to this day. Stay tough.
    "Life is about how you
    respond to not only the
    challenges you're dealt but
    the challenges you seek...If
    you have no goals, no
    mountains to climb, your
    soul dies".~Liz Fordred

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    I'm so sorry John. He sounds like he was a great friend.

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    So sorry for your loss.
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