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Old 11-20-2008, 12:58 AM   #21
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I'm thinking of you Miki - I've been there beefore and walked away from the vets with tears in my eyes, We are likely to face this soon - our dag is 11+ (he was a rescue so we don't know exact age) and had arhiritus (sp??) and other joint problems. He is also getting very dopy, deaf and his eyesight is starting to go. He is on medication but we have to face a decision at some point.
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:51 AM   #22
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Aw Mikki, big hugs to you. Its so hard. My heart hurts for you.
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Old 11-20-2008, 11:47 AM   #23
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I sorry to hear the sad news, Mikki. It's a tough decision for sure, but we can't let them continue on when they no longer enjoy their life.
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Old 11-20-2008, 11:56 AM   #24
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Oh Mikki,
I's so sorry you have to endure this. Our pets are such treasures in our lives. I just lost my beagle about 3 months ago, she was 10 y/o. I still cry my heart out, so I feel your pain.
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:07 PM   #25
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That is why I do not have dogs anymore. After 3 dogs in my life, I don't have the hart anymore to go thru that again. Enough is enough. I still dream about my last dog, he was so, so sweet.
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Old 11-20-2008, 12:16 PM   #26
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I'm so sorry Mikki. And here I am griping about our puppy...what a reality check. I can imagine how much pain you're going through knowing he won't be with you but just take it one day at a time. I know another dog won't replace him but it can help you as far as companionship. Hug your doggie for me please. It will all be okay.
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:07 PM   #27
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That is why I do not have dogs anymore. After 3 dogs in my life, I don't have the hart anymore to go thru that again. Enough is enough. I still dream about my last dog, he was so, so sweet.
I go along with that Charlie - I won't have cats anymore in this house, because we are near a road that is getting busier all the time. I've had to sort out two after they had been hit. Never again!!
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:13 PM   #28
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Mikki

I am very, very sorry. I've been in that unenviable postion twice before.

Julie the greyhound had an enormous lunch of leftover thanksgiving food with all the trimmings before she left us. She had been in bad straights but the food made her so happy. That made me feel better, but only a tiny bit.

Hugs to you and your family
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:17 PM   #29
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I have always had dogs in my life and I couldn't think of life with out my Cairn Terrier. I am very sorry for your loss. I consider myself one that doesn't normally wear my heart on my sleeve but having to part with a dog before has made me tear up and I don't mind admitting it. Go ahead and let it out.
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Old 11-20-2008, 03:20 PM   #30
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I'm so sorry Mikki ... sending warm thoughts and hugs your way.
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