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A Sad Day
« on: September 21, 2014, 08:38:00 PM »
Yesterday our adored Labrador, Toby, had to be put to sleep.

We are devastated. Although he was 12 years old, he had only been "off colour" for a week.

Thanks to photography, as well as memories we have hundreds of photographs of him, each one worth a thousand landscapes...but that's what photography is really about.

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2014, 09:13:33 PM »
I'm very sorry to hear that, Ron. We do become very attached to our pets.

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2014, 10:46:27 PM »
Sorry to hear your news Ron, but, as you say, you have many great memories.
Bob Turner
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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2014, 11:03:54 PM »
Hi Ron

Saying good bye to a faithful friend is hard. We did that with a sheltie a few years back. However we also felt it was right to assist him in the last few moments of pain etc. Better treatment that we humans often get.
However, no loss of a faithful companion is easy. Saying "good bye" is the right thing.

As we get older ( I am a couple of years on you) it just seems to make more sense.

Best wishes to you and yours
Martin   :(

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2014, 07:57:07 AM »
Sorry to hear that Ron.

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2014, 06:46:38 PM »
Sad news Ron :(


Toby was a lucky dog sharing his life with you and your family.  Treasure all your memories and photographs  :)
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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2014, 03:08:33 PM »
Many thanks to you all for your kind words.

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2014, 07:16:11 PM »
Sorry Ron... its always a tough one to get over, Im sure he had 12 great years. Sympathies to you and Mrs Ron.

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2014, 04:01:10 PM »
HI Ron

sorry to hear of your loss. they certainly get a hold on one's heart strings and are part of the "family'. We had a sheltie for 13 years and when we had to take him for a final visit to the vet it was hard. All family members balling.It was the best, and kindest, thing to do, but awful hard.

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2014, 04:03:14 PM »
Hi Ron

Confused??
No i just re-read about you pet and felt it hit home again.
Martin

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Re: A Sad Day
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2014, 09:37:10 PM »
Thanks Martin -much appreciated. O0

My wife was worst affected - they lived for each other, but now we have another little Labrador to share our home - Pictures of Henry to follow!
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