Sad day for the T-man

tonybtonyb Posts: 31,428
edited March 2018 in The Clubhouse

Our beloved 4-legged child, companion, best friend, had to get put down today. Though being in perfect health for a 14.5 year old gal, cancer was eating her away from the inside specifically around the Urethra. Raise a glass this weekend please, even though you may never have met her. Thanks guys/gals.

BTW, YES, that's a Silver Oak winery collar she has on. Only the best...
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    She's beautiful and sorry for your loss, RIP gal

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  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,518
    Sorry brother. Lost my sweet girl back in October. Still an empty space in my heart. Will tip a glass in her memory...
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  • KennethSwaugerKennethSwauger Moderator Posts: 6,846
    I'm sorry for your loss.
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  • maxwardmaxward Posts: 377
    Very sorry for your loss. Those are always bad days.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 22,922
    I'm sorry Tony. It's very tough to lose a family member of any species.

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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 8,186
    A very sad day. Sorry to both you and Ken's families.
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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 4,218
    My condolences, Tony. She remains beautiful.
  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 3,710
    Sorry man....dogs are the best.
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,414
    Sorry Tony. Always a tough decision.
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 3,340
    Ah, Tony, sorry to hear this brother.
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  • dromundsdromunds Posts: 8,228
    That’s tough news, man. My GF had to do same right at deer hunting last fall. Same deal same age. Sad day. One of my best friend’s Dad died last night. Gonna meet him in an hour.
  • dkfreebirddkfreebird Posts: 1,100
    So sorry for your loss.
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  • daddyjtdaddyjt Posts: 1,040
    Damn brother - hate to hear that.

    Reminds me of a favorite quote:

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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,286
    Oh man Tony I'm Sorry brother.
    Just for you I turn the whole bottle of wine upside down for her tonight. :'( :'( :'(
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,651
    Never easy, sorry for your loss Tony.
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  • heiney9heiney9 Posts: 24,112
    Very sorry to hear Tony. I'll raise one in her honor. It stinks to loose a pet/family member.
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  • DerfDerf Posts: 208
    Sorry to hear this, Tony. Cancer sucks.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,123
    Sorry to hear about the loss of your family member.
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,536
    Beautiful dog! Oh man... taking my German Shepherd to the vet and having her put down was without a doubt the most difficult thing I have ever done. I almost physically threw up in the vet's office. I still have her collar. People don't understand unless they've lived it. Pets can be closer than family members because of all the time you spend with them. Mine made it 13 years, she had it bad in her hips. She was my buddy. So sorry.
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  • dolbyddolbyd Posts: 422
    Sorry Man. We will all pour one for you tonight.
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  • Msabot1Msabot1 Posts: 2,117
    Absent friends....( pours a sip on the ground).....
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,254
    Sorry for your Lost Tony.
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  • DabutcherDabutcher Posts: 2,098
    Sorry for your loss. Very beautiful dog. Peace be with you. D
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  • verbverb Posts: 7,633
    Sorry Tony for your loss. Last year our beloved Tina took her last breath in my arms. She was 12 years old. We still think about her.
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  • teekay0007teekay0007 Posts: 2,152
    A sad day, indeed, Tony. So very sorry for your loss. She was really a beautiful girl and I know what a special bond you had with her from the many times and ways she was mentioned in your posts over the years. May you meet again someday. o:)

    A glass of Macallan in honor of both of you is being raised tonight.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    Truly sorry for your loss. :'(

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  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 6,998
    edited March 2018
    Sorry for your loss Tony, we have had a few pass on in our lives I know how you and your family feel. I usually don't drink wine, but we do have a bottle of Baden Wurtenburg Reisling that I will open tonight. I know it's not Itallian but still a toast for the ol gal, the hurt will linger but with what she was suffering from it was for the best.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,295
    My condolences Tony. I would make a joke here about something Italian... just doesn't feel right today.

    I will have a Sam Adams right now in her honor.
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  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 5,585
    Sorry Tony, I know how much it sucks. Dogs are some of the best friends I ever had.
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