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Thread: Sadly It is My Turn

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    S E Washington State

    Sadly It is My Turn

    Seems like this is posted all to often on the this forum, but today was my day to say good-bye to my best friend ever. Had to have Alex, my dobbie put down. I may have waited too long and it was selfish on my part. He has had arthritis in his hind legs for sometime and was having a very difficult time getting up and walking. This morning he just could not make it. He will be missed. He never left my side since he was a puppy. But, it was comforting to see him finally at peace and out of pain. I feel bad, I just could not let go sooner.

    R.I.P. Alex

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    The Gorge Area, Oregon
    Really sorry to hear that Paul. Mine are getting up there and I'm dreading the day!

    That's a beautiful remembrance

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    RETIRED(!) in Austintown, Ohio
    Bummer, Paul! I know how attached to him, from other discussions we've had.

    I know how much he'll be missed, but please remember the good times you had with him, and feel comfort in knowing you did the 'right thing' in relieving his suffering.
    Jim D.

  4. #4
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    Jun 2012
    Laurinburg NC
    So sorry Paul. It is tough losing a best friend like Alex I know. Praying for some peace for you at this time.Ours is 12 1/2 and we dont even want to think about that day.

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    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    That sucks Paul...glad you have the memories.
    Your Respiratory Therapist wears Combat boots

  6. #6
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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Sad news Paul. It's heartbreaking to lose your best buddy.
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  7. #7
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    Feb 2012
    St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    I've had to do this far too often. I feel for your loss.

    The other member of Mensa, but not the NRA

    Everyone is a self-made person.

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  8. #8
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    Nov 2006
    Oak Harbor Washington on Whidbey Island
    Sorry to hear this Paul. I'll bet you have great memories & pictures too.

    Our cameras seem to be used mostly to take pic's of our Doxie's
    "Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
    "If it ain't round you may be a knuckle dragger""Turners drag their nuckles too, they just do it at a higher RPM"Bart

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Outside the beltway
    I'm sorry to hear that paul, my wife told me that if I wanted to get another dog I could she seem to be ready for that but I told her if I was to get another dog I'm also going to get a sidecar for motorcycle. That's what I've ended that conversation lol
    I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.
    ::: Andrew Wyeth :::

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Sorry for your loss Paul. Very nice scroll picture.

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