Loss Of A Pet – What To Do?

The Loss Of A Beloved Pet

We are here to help you honor the loss of your best friend.

Here is a complete listing of Local Veterinarians who can be of assistance with your ailing pet.

Transportation service is available from your vet or your home if you wish.

There are many options available for Burial or Cremation and of course you are welcome to call us 740-886-9888 if you have any questions or need assistance.

Rome Pet Cemetery

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The Rainbow Bridge, Author Unknown - Rome Pet Cemetery Proctorville, OH 45669

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In Loving Memory of Hudson

Hudson was a 18 year old Dachshund.

He loved any squeaky toy.

His favorite treat was chicken.

His favorite things to do was chase toys and eat.

Favorite memory was sitting beside him~holding him, watching him play with red balloons and balls.

Rest in Peace Hudson 

 

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In Loving Memory of Tiny Zoe

Tiny Zoe 12/26/04-9/18/17
Tiny Zoe was 12 years old.
She was a Yorkshire Terrier.
Her favorite toys were small plush stuffed animals with squeakers on the inside.
Her favorite treats were Milk Bones when she was young.
Her favorite things to do were to be carried around on your shoulder and to be with her sister and best friend Tink.
Her favorite memory is when she was a baby, our cat would wash her ears and all over her. She loved cats from then on, she loved everyone.
Rest in Peace Zoe
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In Loving Memory of Tucker

Tucker was a 6 year old Yorkie.

His favorite toy was a Squeaky rubber chicken.

Favorite treats were Milk Bones.

His favorite thing to do was sneak up while you were sleeping and scare you with his chicken.

My favorite memory he would climb the window blinds until he  could get his head between them so he could see where I was outside.

Rest in Peace Tucker 

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In Loving Memory of Muttzee

Muttzee was a 15 1/2 year old Mix.

Her favorite treat was Milk Bones.

Favorite thing to do was run and roam with her friend Ralphy whose home was across Wolf Creek, a small stream behind our property.

Favorite memory she liked to play chase in the house from bedroom, dining room, living room, under the tv, around an indoor tree, and back to the bedroom. She would swoop under our hands and off again.

Rest in Peace Muttzee

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In Loving Memory of Jake

Baby Jake was a 13 year old Beagle, when he crossed the rainbow bridge on his Birthday.

His favorite toy was Fluffy.

His favorite treat was duck jerky.

His favorite thing to do ~ laying in the grass facing the street. Inside he liked hiding in his “cave” which was under the table that was covered with blankets.

Favorite Memories His special bark. He wanted his shoulder massaged and his fur brushed. He liked his morning yum yums which was 2 tsp. of sugar in a bowl and a bowl of milk. He liked black forest ham, and dinner meat that, Mike would eat, Arby’s roast beef. He always went to bed when Mike, but when he wanted out at night he would come to Judy. He also liked homemade fudge that Judy made but no other kind, and Beryer’s vanilla ice cream. He liked to have his face and throat washed.

Rest in Peace Baby Jake

 

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In Loving Memory of Molly

Molly was a 12 year old Terrier Mix.

Her favorite toy was Moosey.

Her favorite treat was Pupperoni.

Her favorite thing to do was sing and cuddle.

Favorite memory, Molly would sing and howl interminably whenever we would come home~she would bark at us if we blocked her food bowl. She was always with me when I was sick.

Rest in Peace Molly

 

 

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In Loving Memory of Oscar Mayer Cains

Oscar Mayer was a 13 year ~ 4 month old Red Long hair Dachshund.

His favorite toy was ME, I’m  his mommy.

His favorite treats were greenies and beggin strips.

His favorite thing to do was lick me, sleep with his papaw, go for walks, look out the glass doors.

Favorite memory when he was first in my arms he turned around and to me and started licking me all over my face. He was just 6 weeks old and it was love at first sight!

Rest in Peace Oscar Mayer

 

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In Loving Memory of Cooper

Cooper was a 9 year 6 month old Golden Retriever/Chow/St. Bernard Mix.

Favorite Toy- Red squeaky light bulb, sticks, tug o war toys, and antler bones

Favorite Treat- Ice Cubes, Peanut Butter, Flavored Bones
Favorite thing to do- lay on his ottoman and chew his antler bone, car rides, walks with his sister and dog friends, naps with mommy.

Favorite Memory-   Cooper was a very special dog that thought he was human child versus a dog. Cooper loved to be around his family and they loved their time with him. Cooper loved playing with his sister, especially tug of war or running circles in the yard with her. One of my favorite memories was him playing with a snow ball and chasing it around in the snow batting it with his paws. I loved watching his sense of freedom when he let the breeze hit his face on car rides.  Even though he was a protector he was also a cuddler. He also thought digging holes was helpful to plant flowers. Cooper had a special bond with his mommy and is missed terribly. Forever would not have been long enough.

Rest in Peace Cooper

 

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In Loving Memory of Zeus

Zeus was a 9 year old St. Bernard.

His favorite toy was a squeaky ball.

His favorite treat was scrambled eggs on Sunday.

Favorite thing to do was lay under the shade tree in his backyard.

Zeus was diagnosed with Addisons Disease at 4 years old . I took him to the Animal Er. at 2 am. He was paralyzed and the outlook wasn’t good. At 8 am I went to pick him up to continue his treatment expecting the worst. He walked out of the clinic as if nothing was wrong.  He lived life to the fullest for another 5 years, unaware of his illness thanks to daily medication and treatments.

Rest in Peace Zeus

 

 

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In Loving Memory of Jasper

Jasper was a 9 year old Pomeranian.

His favorite treat was Dog Joy.

His favorite thing to~ He loved riding in the car, walking in the park, and being with me all the time.

My favorite memory When I adopted him, the car ride home, He was looking out the window like he had seen outside before. When we arrived home he acted like he was finally home! Loved him at first sight! Holding him he would always tilt his head and put on my shoulder or my chest. Very loving dog and showed it!

Rest in Peace Jasper

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In Loving Memory of Molly

Molly was a 15 year old Black Lab.

Her favorite toy was a Frisbee.

Favorite treat was Milk Bones.

Her favorite thing to do was chase frisbee and ride in the car.

Favorite memory was trip to Old Man’s Cave.

Rest in Peace Molly

 

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In Loving Memory of Dango

Dango was 4 years 7 month old German Shepherd.

His favorite toy was a tennis ball and “Mr. Chuckie”.

Hos favorite treats were peanut butter and candy corn.

His favorite thing to do was PLAY BALL!

My favorite memories were snow days, camping and swimming at the New River.

Rest in Peace Dango

 

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In Loving Memory of Winston Churchill Dean

Winston was a 14 year old part Samoyed – part Chow.

His favorite treat was bread he loved bread more than steak.

My favorite memory was he loved to roll and play in the snow.

Rest in Peace Winston

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In Loving Memory of Zeus Akers

Zeus was a 3 1/2 year old boxer.

His favorite toy was squeaky tennis balls.

His favorite treat was Beggin Strips.

Favorite thing to do was Go “Bye Bye” sit in the front seat with his head out the window.

My favorite memory is watching Zeus sit on the back of the couch staring out the window for me to come home. He would get so excited!

Rest in Peace Zeus

 

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In Loving Memory of Snickers Lafferre

Snickers was a 7 year 3 month and 3 day Mini Lop Rabbit.

His favorite toy was paper gift bags.

Favorite treat was bananas.

His favorite thing to do was be petted on the head by his mommy.

My favorite memory Snicks was actually a very bad rabbit, as he never did any rabbit things. This makes sense, since neither Snicks nor his mommy knew any other rabbits, so neither of them actually knew what rabbits were “supposed” to do. What he was was a very good person. He and his mommy lived in their own little world together, and she misses him so much. She can’t wait until she can see him again.

Rest in Peace Snickers

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In Loving Memory of Kaiah

Kaiah was a 9 year old Golden Retriever.

His favorite toy was a Frisbee.

Favorite treat was chicken jerky.

His favorite thing to do was chase sticks, run around the yard.

Rest in Peace Kaiah

 

 

 

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In Loving Memory of Rozy

Roxy was a 12 year old Boxer-Rottweiler Mix.

Her favorite toy was squeeze bottles.

Her favorite treats were apples and peanut butter.

Favorite thing to do was to be outside chasing birds and squirrels. Lay on the deck. Greet people when they come through the door.

Favorite Memory ~How she was such a gentle, loving dog she would let the children hang on her, even let my 2 year old great nephew sit on her back. She always snuggled up close to get loving.

Rest in Peace Roxy

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In Loving Memory of Marco

Marco was a 13 year old Chihuahua~Beagle mix.

His favorite toy was a green frog.

His favorite treats were cookies, Doritos, and chicken.

His favorite thing to do was chase deer, run in the yard, fetch his toy to us, and laying in the sun on our back deck.

Favorite Memory, Marco would sit up like a groundhog when you would ask him too. We had so many wonderful memories. There will always be a space in my heart that will remain empty until we meet again.  Sadly missing you.

Rest in Peace Marco

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In Loving Memory of Dane Spencer

Dane was a 9 year old Rottweiler.

He loved to play with 2 liter pop bottles.

His favorite treat was Meaty treats.

His favorite thing to do was lay outside under his favorite tree.

My favorite memory was EVERYTHNG.

Rest in Peace Dane

Dane Spencer

 

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In Loving Memory of Lucky J. Holbrook

Lucky was  a 16 3/4  year old Maine Coon.

His favorite toy was Tasmanian Devil Pillow.

His favorite treats were Whiskas Temptations.

His favorite thing to do was tear tinsel off the Christmas Tree and lay on our laps.

Favorite Memory him  setting on our lap, sleeping with us, nursing his Taz pillow.Lucky came to us when he was one week old, he weighed 8oz, his mother had eaten antifreeze, she and 2 other kittens were dead. A friend of our teenagers at the time brought him to us because his dad would not let him keep the kitten. We bottle fed him for 8 weeks. Then he learned to eat. He used the litter box at 1 week old.  He was like our Baby. He grew up to weigh 18 pounds.

Rest in Peace Lucky

Lucky Holbrook

 

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In Loving Memory of Ridge

Ridge was  17 year old Doberman Mix.

His favorite toy was tennis balls.

His favorite treat was Milkbones.

His favorite thing to do was go on walks in our wooded neighborhood with us and chase squirrel and deer.

The picture is from this past August. I was walking outside around the garage with my sweet, smart, faithful pal and was getting ready to lock up Bo’s car. I opened all of the doors because it was hot inside, then moved off to do something else. When I came back to lock up, Ridge was sitting in the car and absolutely refused to get out. So, like any good Mimi, I put the top down and we cruised the neighborhood in style!

Rest in Peace Ridge 

Ridge

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In Loving Memory of Bella Rose Woodall

Bella Rose was a 14 year old Pomeranian.

Her favorite toy was a squeekie.

Her favorite treats were Liver snaps.

Bella loved to sit on our back porch in the evenings.

Favorite memory was being Lucky, my dad lived just across the street from us and Bella’s day began with her Paw. When he walked over and took her to his house for a visit.

Rest in Peace Bella Rose

Bella Rose

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In Loving Memory of Patches

Patches was a 13 year old Lab.

Her favorite treat was raw hides and milk bones.

Her favorite thing to do was watching deer or playing in the yard.  One morning she was playing with a doe will never forget.

Favorite memory Patches always greeted me when I came home from work.  I’d always bring her treats. She lived a wonderful Life. She enjoyed going for Rides in the car.

 

 

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In Loving Memory of Chupadogra

Name: Chupadogra Whitey White “Chup”
Age: 6
Breed: Cane Corso Italian Mastiff
Favorite toy: empty water bottles & milk jugs
Favorite treat: turkey & ham, cheese, bread & bones
Favorite thing to do: sleep in front of the fire.
Favorite memory: taking him camping with the family at Beech Fork, watching him eat snow, and seeing his big mug look up at us everytime we walked through the front door.
R.I.P. big friend. We love you

Chupadogra

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In Loving Memory of Gracie

Pet’s name: Gracie “Mimi” “Prettiest Girl in the World”
Age: 15 years 8 months & 27 days
Breed/Type: Chihuahua/Beagle Mix
Favorite Toy: Balloons used as a volleyball!
Favorite Treat: Anything she knew she shouldn’t have- especially hot dogs.
Favorite Thing to do: Take Walks through the dry leaves in Fall, car rides, keeping the rest of the pack in line (humans & dogs!) As a young dog, Gracie loved to give kittens a bath, then send them on their way.
Favorite Memory: Every memory from the moment we picked her up, until the moment she left us was a favorite memory- way too many to count.
Rest in Peace Gracie
 prettiestgirlintheworld
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In Loving Memory of Doctor Shepherd

Doctor Shepherd was a 1 year 9 month old domestic short hair feline.

His favorite toys were Boxes and fish on a string.

His favorite treat was chicken.

Favorite thing to do was socialize, be outside, cuddle with mom and dad, harass his fur sisters and brothers, play with water out of the faucet.

Favorite memory his first experience with the snow and seeing him lie in the bird bath in the backyard.

Rest in Peace Doctor Shepherd

Doctor Shepherd

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In Loving Memory of Mozzarella

Mozzarella “Pusser” Ackerman“Le pussier, le French kitty, kitty, kitty”Born Sunday August 24th 1997

Died Saturday January 21st 2017, 5:37am

She is and was the eldest member of our Kitty Cats for Jesus Club. She was our oldest and wisest woobie. Mozzarella gave us consistent love, loyalty, dedication, understanding, friendship, and did I say love? She loved us like a small child loves their parent. Every day, for nineteen years, four months, and twenty eight days, she was consistent in her genuineness, her trust of us, and her determination.

And in turn, we feel that our small “perpetual child” has fought a hard battle and is resting peacefully in the lap of the Father God Almighty.

She was our official escort, she knew the sound of our car and would greet us every time we pulled in and walk us from the car to the front door, talking and meowing all the way. During trick-or-treat, she would wear her costume and walk the kids up and down the sidewalk making sure all were welcomed properly. When she was younger, she loved lounging on the top of a gas heater that was in our living room. At times she would singe her tail fur just a smidge due to falling asleep on it and sliding slowly over to the edge. After we moved to our new house, she became a sun goddess. With her fenced in yard, basking in the warm sunshine, climbing the tree in the front yard, and adventures under the deck were just part of her daily routine. To be petted and scratched with your hands, a corn broom, or the bottom of your shoe or boot was reason for her to dance around like she was a little ballerina.

She talked a lot and always had something to say. She would come to our cries, either real or fake, hop up on your lap and put her paws on you, talk to you, snuzzle you, and give you comfort for as long as the cries lasted. She has played so many games with her best friend Kris. They would play doctor patient, so Mozzarella has literally had every part of her body at one time or another in a toilet paper bandage. She has been given treats as her “medicine” and once she even had her temperature taken (one of our family’s fondest memories). She has played dress up, worn so many different outfits, she’s even worn the My Girl doll dresses to match the dress worn by her best friend Kris.

Mozzarella was a birthday present we picked out for Kris for her sixth birthday. She loved to eat mozzarella cheese, soft Whisker Lickins, and enjoyed catnip pillows. One evening, there came an awful thunderstorm. We somehow became convinced that she was out in this terrible rain. All three of us went searching for her up and down hills, down the creek bank, under bushes, and trees. We saw a pair of eyes we thought were hers and tracked them for more than three hours. In the end he got away.

Sad and defeated, we went home to get out of our soaking wet clothes. And don’t you know she was in our bedroom closet, on top of a stack of blankets, sleeping like an angel. She had been there the whole time. We still laugh about that and wonder from time to time who and what we were chasing, and if she was laughing at us for looking for her in the pouring down rain.

Pusser was met by her bestest and most loyal bubby, Anzu, to escort her through heaven. She is now running and playing with him and they are both climbing the curtains. Right beside them, is Pickle, with Nugget riding him bareback.

“You are worthy O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things. And by Your will, they exist and were created.” Revelation 4:11

“One day we will see our animals again in the eternity of Christ. Paradise is open to all of God’s creatures.” Pope Francis

Pusser may not be able to praise God like we humans can. However, she does praise God by shining. By carrying out the role God planned for her, she glorifies her Creator. Animals were made from the same dust as humans, and have the breath of life in them the same as we do. Just as animals were a part of God’s untainted original creation, so will they be a part of the world and life when He restores everything new without the corruption of sin and death.

We are now faced with learning how to live with only memories of your beautiful spirit. Mozzarella leaves behind her best friend forever, Kris, her mommy, Anita, her daddy whom she’s always had such a crush on, Michael, and her four brothers, Aaden, Maru, Leopold, and Linus.

Thank you Pusser for all of the lessons you have taught us over the years, for spending time with Anzu when he was dying, and loyally sitting there as we dug his grave. Thank you for giving the best of yourself for 7,092 days, 178,208 hours. How many steps is that, anyway? Or how many meows were spoken? Our hearts are broken and we will see you again one day, our sweet, sweet, sweetest, baby girl woobie.

Rest In Peace Mozzarella

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In Loving Memory of Boozer “Boo Boo”

Boozer was a 13 year old Jack Russell Rat Terrier.

He loved to chew on bones and chase balls.

His favorite treats were Snausages and Pepperoni.

His favorite thing to do was dive into snow. He loved his sisters and brother. He loved to be in Hanna’s room barking at the window, he loved getting his butt scratched and bullying Sambo.

My favorite memory~Ever since my daughter (Hanna)  brought him home, he was always there to comfort me.  He always greeted me at the door, happy to see me.

Rest in Peace Boozer

Rest in Peace Boozer

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In Loving Memory of Cat

Cat was 14 1/2 year old Domestic short hair cat.

Her favorite toy was Milk Rings.

Her favorite treat was temptations chicken flavor.

Favorite thing to do was Cat loved to lay on the couch and snuggle underneath a blanket with me. She also loved sleeping underneath the Christmas Tree.

A favorite memory was when she was a kitten she would pounce my feet if they were covered up. She would also jump  in circles trying to attack any type of string.

Rest In Peace Cat

Cat

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In Loving Memory of Sandy

Pet’s Name: Sandy
Age: 12
Breed: Lab Mix
Favorite Toy: Tennis Ball
Favorite Treat: Any kind of bone
Favorite Thing to Do: play fetch, watch TV and nap in the sunlight.
Favorite Memory: Too many to pick just one

Rest in Peace Sandy

Sandy

 

 

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In Loving Memory of Bailey Doss

Bailey was a 10 year old Chihuahua.

His favorite toy was socks and Girl frog stuffed animal.

His favorite thing to do was go to the Post Office and fuss at the UPS guy. He loved to visit his friend Lola.

Favorite memory Bailey loved to hold your foot down with his if he didn’t want you to go somewhere.  He traveled everywhere with us and was never alone 24/7. He loved his jackets an would pick out the one he wanted each day.

Rest in Peace Bailey

Bailey Doss

 

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In Loving Memory of Jack “Whitey” Blank

Jack was a 9 1/2 year old Fawn Boxer.

His favorite toy was dog hand puppets.

His favorite treats were cookies and peanut butter M+M’s.

His favorite thing to do was go for walks and take rides.

My favorite memory Jack was always excited to see my sons or daughter in-laws and anyone else come to the door.  He would just wiggle his behind so fast.  Then he would bring them a toy.

Rest in Peace Jack “Whitey” Blank

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In Loving Memory of Clyde

Clyde was a 15 year 6 month old West Highland White Terrier.

Born 05-17-2001 Passed 10-06-2016.

His favorite toy was a skunk.

His favorite treats were  Carry out strips Bacon.

His favorite thing to do was follow me, he was my shadow.

My favorite memory was the first day I got him, he slept on my lap.

Rest in Peace Clyde

Clyde

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In Loving Memory of Tucker

Tucker was a 13 year 5 month old West Highland Terrier.

His favorite toy was an alligator and a woodchuck.

His favorite treat was Beggin Strips.

Favorite thing to do was fetch his toys, bark at the train, and play with other dogs.

My favorite memory was If I told him we were going bye-bye, He would follow me and bark until I packed the car and put his leash on which meant “It was time to get in the car and go” He loved traveling.

Rest in Peace Tucker

Tucker

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In Loving Memory of Buster Ross

Buster was a 11 1/2 year old Toy Poodle.

His favorite toys were bones and an alligator.

His favorite treats were bones.

Favorite thing to do was follow his mom and dad around the house, lay on his dads lap, and take naps.

Our favorite memory was when we would go camping, boating, and when he go outside to play.

Rest in Peace Buster

Buster Ross

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In Loving Memory of Missy

Missy was  a 10 year old Pomeranian.

Her favorite toy was her Mommy. She really liked pet toys.

Her favorite treat was Nudges chicken jerky.

Missy loved going bye-bye. Her ears would perk up and she would get so excited. She didn’t care where we went as long as I was with her.

Favorite memory was waking me up every  morning with her sweet love filled kisses. I actually find it hard to pick a favorite memory because every day I had with her is my favorite memory. My days revolved around her and that’s how she and I both loved it.

Rest in Peace Missy

Missy

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In Loving Memory of Zena

Zena (Zz) was a 19 Jack Russell.
Her favorite toy was a ball.
Her favorite treat was greenness or jumbo nest.
Her favorite thing to do was patrol her backyard.
Favorite memory……..so many things, I think my favorite memory is that of her running through the yard with her brother Boo. She was the oldest and actually raised him from a puppy even though he was not hers. When he was little she would drag him across the living room floor by literally his neck. As he got older she would try to grab the collar but always ended up getting a piece of skin with it. She thought he was her own personal play toy. They would run through the yard and he would do leaps over her while she insisted on being  boss. Even though she was the oldest he outweighed her by about 30 pounds. I have videos of the two of them playing together and one day soon plan on watching them smiling as the two of them are romping on screen or their mommy. Boo misses his “big” sissy terribly.
Rest in Peace Zena
Zena
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In Loving Memory of Cash

Cash was 8 1/2 year old Boxer.

His favorite toy was squeaky toys.

His favorite treat was Raw hides.

He loved to cuddle and wrestle with his adopted brother.

My favorite memory~ I loved watching him play in the snow. My daughter loved running with him in it and throwing snowballs at him. He would try to catch them.

Rest in Peace Cash

Cash

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In Loving Memory of Murphy

Murphy Doodle would have been 3 in November.  He was a Black Lab Mix rescued from Pitiful Paws Rescue.  He loved to play with tennis balls, but any ball would do.  He loved rawhide bones and had an ornery habit of stealing them from his brother Buster!  His favorite thing to do was go camping with his family.  His favorite memories were visiting his dad at work at the Fire Station and getting in the firetruck, wrestling with his brother Buster, and cuddling with his family since he thought he was a giant lap dog.   Murphy was the sweetest, most docile animal in the world with such a gentle, loving spirit.  He brought us so much joy in his short life and we will miss him every day.  He is in doggie heaven with his cousin Sam, wonder what they’re doing…

Rest in Peace Murphy

Murphy

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In Loving Memory of Sugar

Sugar may have been about 6 years old when she came to us, in January of 2013, but she quickly became part of our family. It’s hard to imagine how she may have suffered before that time. She was skinny, had a tear in her ear and had obviously been bred, a lot.  She loved to run off, chasing a scent, as she was a Treeing Walker Coon Hound. We worried sick about her every time she managed to get away, but she always returned.  Sugar was an extreme dog. She was either extremely running or extremely sleeping. She went from never barking to always barking. She went from 15 pounds under to 15 pounds over weight. She was horribly afraid of any sound that resembled thunder or gun shots. If outside enjoying a walk and heard those sounds, her tail immediately went between her legs and would go nowhere but back to the house.  In late May 2016, she began laying more and eating less. Tests and exams indicated a very enlarged spleen, so anemic, she’d need a blood transfusion to survive surgery. The splenectomy did confirm cancer but it also afforded 2 months of living and loving together. She recovered quickly from the surgery, enjoyed many hiking trails, dipping her paws in a cold stream, and being annoyed by her little brother, Jax. It felt like she just as quickly fell weak again and joined her sisters, Cookie and Sophie to romp across The Rainbow Bridge.  Forever in our hearts, Sugar!!

Rest in  Peace Sugar

Sugar

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