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Kirby bolted through the dog door Wednesday morning.........

just like every morning. and waited eagerly on the deck for Pepper to follow. Hoping, but she knew this day was different, for she road home the day before her friend wrapped in a sheet.
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My dog Peppercorn died last Tuesday morning Nov. 5th about 6:30. She just had her 10th birthday Sept 19. About 2 months ago she had a high fever and I was told pneumonia, but her blood test came back normal. Pepper was put on antiboitics for 10 days. She seemed her happy go lucky self but relapsed late Monday Nov. 4.

My brother, sister in-law and I buried her in my orchard under a pear tree. I added the stones Wednesday.
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Jacob and Pepper the original Double Dogs are both gone, but not forgotten.
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Re: Kirby bolted through the dog door Wednesday morning.....

aw, man. single dog farm is sad. I'm sorry, eric.

RIP PEPPER

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:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
Good bye Pepper. Reaching through the ether to give Eric a hug.
(aw My eyes are really tearing up....)

A pat and a kiss for Kirby. :(

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So sorry, so sad!! :cry:

We have our first dog now so I understand better. I have always had cats and of course it is very sad when you lose one of them. But a dog is SO much more a presence in your house, your family, your life. We've only had Shibu a few months and already I can't imagine what it will be like when we lose him.

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Sorry to hear about your loss. Thanks for sharing your friends with us, they were and are the best companions.

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Re: Kirby bolted through the dog door Wednesday morning.....

Thank You.

The ride home from the veterinary clinic was the worse. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't keep the rain off the windshield. :cry:

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I am so sorry to hear Eric. I know your pain. Here's a big hug bro.

Maya will be looking for Pepper, she won't be alone.

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Thanks Dono. :)

Kirby, The Lone Ranger
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Her expression pretty much sums it up.

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Re: Kirby bolted through the dog door Wednesday morning.....

I'm just getting around to reading this thread, Eric. I thought it would one of those, "and then Kirby caught a mouse," or something story.

You may remember that I told you about our Pepper, a German Shorthair Pointer. She was older than I was and lived until she was 16, I think it was. The last 2 or 3 years of her life, she was living with the damage of a stroke. I can still remember that morning when she stumbled out her doghouse. She was so scared and we were scared for her. I also remember the box Dad made for her, burying her at the corner of the rose garden, under the willow tree.

It has been many years since I've had a dog and there were other deaths along the way. We've got Garbanzo all the time now. She is only 4, I think it is, but I was noticing the grey starting to show up on her chin. I know what we are setting ourselves up for. I can only hope that, since tiny dogs live longer usually, she won't be going too soon and won't have too many problems in her old age.

I am sorry, Eric. They do the best they can for us; it is just too much to ask them to outlive us.

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Thank You Steve.

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Pets leave paw prints on our hearts
But they continue to live in or memories
And I live in the hope that someday we will be reunited.

Sorry for your loss Eric.

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Thank You

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Sorry to hear it Eric... :|

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I am so sorry Eric. My older dog whom passed last fall has a tree that commemorates her. She was moving slow the last few days of her life. During those days her and I went out and got a columnar aspen sucker to plant in her dog run. It was one of the best sunny days. She will never be forgotten!

I am sorry my friend.

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