Said goodbye to my old dog. :(

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Renthorin, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Renthorin

    Renthorin Chirping

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    His name is Storm. A little over 14 years old and raised him from a pup. He competed in Breed (US and Canadian Champion) and Agility (has titles in AKC and CPE). Lived a great life, never sick one day. Love to eat the neighbor's cats, racoons, possums, and anything else that looked him in the eye, except other dogs as that doesn't go over so well in the show ring.

    He is survived by 8 other pack members, most of whom are directly related.

    He was featured in Siberian Husky calendars almost every year and I'm sure will be so in the future.

    Here are two pictures from February this year.

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    I think it helps we still have a house full of dogs so there isn't much time to feel 'alone'. I know how much harder it would be had he been the only dog. In the last 5 years we've lost 4 so this feels kind of routine. The next oldest is 6 so hopefully we get a break.

    For you other pet owners, give them all a hug [​IMG]


    Will
     

  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your loss. What a beautiful animal...
     
  3. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member 8 Years

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    Sorry for your loss!! [​IMG] He was gorgeous!!
     
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  4. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
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    [​IMG] so sorry for your loss
     

  5. mamagardener

    mamagardener Songster

    so sorry for your loss. He was a very beautiful dog.

    I love the last picture where he looks like he is smiling, very regal and handsome.
     
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  6. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

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    [​IMG] I'm sorry. [​IMG]
     
  7. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing 11 Years

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    So sorry!! [​IMG] They start out as pets, but become members of our family.
     

  8. jenni22776rn

    jenni22776rn Songster

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    [​IMG] Sorry for you and your families loss! He was a stunning animal and I bet he lived such a wonderful and full life with you! Best of luck with your other dogs!
     
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Sorry you lost Storm. It's always sad to say goodbye.

    He was beautiful.

    Imp
     

  10. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

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    Beautiful dog. Very sorry for the loss.
     

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