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Go for a ride? Mans best copilots! ..lost one tonite......

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Topolino Kid, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. toby 10 30 08.jpg toby & alphie in dad's garage.jpg

    first picture is Toby....second is Tobias and Alpha...or as i have called them all their lives, Toby and Alphie...Toby was Afphie's dad,,,wife called me at work today at 4:19..told me Toby had prolasped at the annus..i was home in 3 minutes...drove him to a local vet just to make sure there wasn't nothing they could do...he died in my lap outside in the yard at is just a few blocks away..i've been there with this problem before with Alphie's brother, can tell when it's past doing anything....i feel like someone just cut out my soul...........great dog..loyal..always with me no matter what i did....he could howl the song Willin by little feat and hit every octive and change perfectly.............i just got done burreying him in the yard with his other son and the momma dog who he made Alphie with.... i will miss him dearly.............
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  2. synthsis
    Joined: Mar 29, 2006
    Posts: 1,899


    from one dog lover to another, I feel your sadness. Luckily I haven't lost any of mine yet (wasn't allowed to get a dog until I bought my own house-so they're only 4) but I dread the day that something happens to any of my girls. When we had my fiance's dog put down 2 years ago I lost it for 2 days. This beer is for Toby.
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  3. thanks man..and then i see that Hambandy died today...what a day........
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  4. Sorry to hear about your loss, i can't think of the day when i lose one of my best friends.
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  5. Kona Cruisers
    Joined: Feb 4, 2007
    Posts: 1,069

    Kona Cruisers

  6. This one doesn't mind being called a rat

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  7. Kerry67
    Joined: Apr 11, 2005
    Posts: 2,606


    I feel your pain brother. I have had to put down two dogs. I cried like a school girl each time. So much for being tough. But, he may be gone from here but now he is running and having a good time somewhere just waiting for the day that you two will be together again. I TOTALLY believe that.
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  8. synthsis
    Joined: Mar 29, 2006
    Posts: 1,899


    Dogs have powers we can't even fathom (this isn't drunk talk). In my first post I talked about having my fiance's dog put down, she got Lyme's and it got her quick and fast. We took her home from the vet for 30 minutes or so that she could say goodbye to the other 2 dogs we have, it was a rough half hour to say the least. When we took her back to the vet for the final time things got intense. The skies were crystal clear that day, it was a saturday afternoon. Well, when the vet had to do her thing, the sky got dark as night for 5 minutes and when it was her time to go, there was one strike of thunder. weird, right? Then the skies cleared and we knew everything was gonna be ok. I swear to you I'm not making this up. You'll get through it, it just might take some time, luckily you've got his legacy still with you.
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  9. Imwalkin
    Joined: Jul 29, 2004
    Posts: 542

    from Tucson, Az

    I lost my pup on Friday. Dingo was 17 years old and became my buddy at first sight. She loved to go for rides in all the cars I had. She even knew it was me coming before I got home. She stayed at my moms house because I moved out and did not want her to be alone. I was not the same to got to moms house and not have my dog there.
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  10. 54metalman
    Joined: Mar 14, 2009
    Posts: 97


    So Sorry man. I feel ya. Thought I was going to loose my Piper with a broken back. Turned out to be just a bruised spine. I am truly sorry for your lose.
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  11. Westside Lefty
    Joined: Jul 25, 2007
    Posts: 332

    Westside Lefty
    from Venice

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. it seems eiree because my dog is extremely not well right now. What I'm saying is that I know how you feel. I've also lost dog's in the past. Very bad thing to go through... I'm sorry

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  12. Fogger
    Joined: Aug 18, 2007
    Posts: 1,317


    When I was a kid, on the family ranch in NM, one of my cousins had an old cowboy saying, "Every horse, dog and man will die", The pain of loss is part of our experience of life, my hearts out to you, it's never easy. The FOGGER
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  13. Sorry for Your loss, It's a sad sad day when You have to say goodbuy,I've got a 12 Year old Lab,Bailey, who's not doing too well, We've all been through it before but it still tears Your heart out and when You consider that the Dogs are better and smarter than about 99% of the people We've met, it makes You wonder about Life !
  14. MENACE
    Joined: Apr 7, 2006
    Posts: 255

    from PHOENIX AZ

    I feel for you, its almost a year since we lost or CORGI LUGNUT , i stillmiss that little hairball
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  15. RAY With
    Joined: Mar 15, 2009
    Posts: 3,132

    RAY With

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Over the years I also have lost a few and it never gets any easyier. This is my side kick BO. Hardly ever leave home without him.

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  16. Del Clark
    Joined: Feb 21, 2007
    Posts: 609

    Del Clark
    from DeLand,FL

    My little Jack Russel just hears the garage door open and freaks out because he wants a ride in the roadster so bad! I take her with me all the time. I dont know what I would do if I lost her. I guess I am setting myself up for a heartbreak.
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    name another creature on this planet that will lay it's life out there for ya without even questioning it.....

    waking up today i dreded all nite....and now i'm awake....and i have to face this day...without him.............
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  18. Von Rigg Fink
    Joined: Jun 11, 2007
    Posts: 13,431

    Von Rigg Fink
    from Garage

    Dam Mark
    sorry to hear about that
    they become part of the family..sorry for your loss, bud.
  19. 4dFord/SC
    Joined: Sep 12, 2004
    Posts: 782


    My sincere condolences--having lost a few good 4-legged friends myself over the years, I know how you feel. They become part of the family (or maybe we become part of the pack). I like to think that our departed friends are now in a place where the squirrels are catchable, there's always a sofa to lie on, and nobody minds if I chew on the furniture. RIP.
  20. Kerry67
    Joined: Apr 11, 2005
    Posts: 2,606


    Also, remember that there is ALWAYS another amazing dog just waiting for a good home. You can never replace a dog but a new dog would be special in his/her own way. I have learned that much.....
  21. FiddyFour
    Joined: Dec 31, 2004
    Posts: 8,977


    you get a dog, knowing full well they will someday break your heart into tiny pieces... but you do it anyhow...

    but for me, all the years of love worth it
  22. sun down
    Joined: Mar 22, 2008
    Posts: 471

    sun down
    from tx

    sorry to hear about your loss,, lost my black lab a few yrs ago... my best friend for over 13 yrs.........I still miss her a lot...........I havent owned one since.

    all of us sure could write some good stories about how much fun we have/had with our dogs...
  23. rustyford40
    Joined: Nov 20, 2007
    Posts: 2,170

    from Mass Bay

    We had a black lab for 18 years. need I say more. So sorry.
  24. MrExcite
    Joined: Aug 12, 2005
    Posts: 275


    Sorry for your loss . . . this might help

    Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

    When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge.
    There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.
    There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

    All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
    The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

    They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

    You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

    Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....
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  25. Oh me! That is beautiful. If that's the case someday I will rejoice. I'll see my old Rottie again at the "Rainbow Bridge". I've got one now that's going on 13 and that's old for a Rottie. She doesn't get around too good and I'm so afraid that someday she'll be sharp in mind but won't be able to get up and around. I dread the day!
  26. I am also a firm believer in the rainbow bridge. After all, the Bible does say that the lion will lay down with the lamb. that proves there are and will be animals in heaven. There are a few waiting for me there already and probably a few more will make it there before me still. The hurt never goes away, it just changes.
  27. fenian65
    Joined: Feb 5, 2009
    Posts: 136


    lost one a year ago bertha the bassett. still miss her got a chihuahua who is the tough one and a pit who is a big baby. but i love em and i feel your pain. 5 minutes or 5 hours they are always happy to see me. cant say that about humans
  28. Okievoodoo
    Joined: Jul 12, 2007
    Posts: 253


    I've had to pull a copy of Rainbow Bridge out a couple of times and it always takes me to the good times... Funny how something that can just look at you and you know what it's saying, feeling can brighten your dullest day... How when you wanna just lay around, it goes to the same place and can lay there beside you, but suddenly you get a new spirit to get up and get motivated and it's like they just found a new joy in life... Yeap, we'll get another, I'm sure you will too, and yeah we'll be heart broke again, but for the time we have, it's the best...

    Condolences ...
  29. synthsis
    Joined: Mar 29, 2006
    Posts: 1,899


    I can't even read that Rainbow Bridge poem. get's me all worked up.
  30. model.A.keith
    Joined: Mar 19, 2007
    Posts: 6,285


    Rainbow Bridge

    It brings tears to my eyes and joy to my heart, I have a few to meet

    I feel for your loss

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