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Old 08-08-2015, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Lost another dog.


Coke passed away Thursday on the way to the Vet to have him put down.
He was a wild dog (Black Eskimo) who was brought from Polar Bear Park in Northern Ontario, down to South eastern Ontario as a puppy by well meaning but misguided campers. When he started bighting people they surrendered him to a kennel while we were looking for a guard dog for the shop.

He was an excellent one on one dog, even my wife (rest her soul) couldn't get near him. In his time with us he prevented a number of attempted break ins!
He never much liked being inside, but finally settled down a couple of years ago when I retired him after my last male house dog passed away.

Not only was he a devoted friend, but he was also the last living connection I had with my wife.

Any ways, that's Cokes story in short. Thanks.
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Not a very good picture but this is Coke.


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I'm so sorry for your loss, zanzibar.
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Old 08-08-2015, 12:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I am sorry for the loss of your beloved dog.

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with lives even more temporary than our
own, live within a fragile circle;
easily and often breached.
Unable to accept its awful gaps,
we would still live no other way.
We cherish memory as the only
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Old 08-08-2015, 01:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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my heart breaks & brings tears to my eyes when i read of loss of a pet. they become such a large part of your life. i have cats but love dogs too.
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Old 08-08-2015, 02:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I'm sorry Zanz xxxx
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Farewell Coke, and may you RIP. I know Zanzibar will see you again one day.

Been through it so many times, and likely will many more. We can't live without them, and we can't love them any less.
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So sorry for your loss. The loss of a dog is so very hard.
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I'm happy that Coke had a caring owner. Very sorry for the loss of your dog.
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I am so sorry for your loss, Zanzibar. Coke was lucky to have you and you him.
May he rest in peace. Hug
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Thanks for your kindness and understanding guys. It's really appreciated.
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Very sorry for your loss Zanzibar!!
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Zanzibar I am sorry and I understand my jack Russell I have now I adopted after my mother passed away when I was 27 I'm 33 now and our jack Russell is 8 I know one day the time will come and that will be my last real living link to my mother broken

I'm really sorry dude
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I can think of few things as painful as losing a beloved pet. Heartfelt condolences.
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Old 07-18-2018, 02:54 PM   #18 (permalink)
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feel ur pain

so sorry to hear about your ur beloved dog just came across ur post I'm new on here but I know ur pain my best friend in the world passed a good few years ago had him for 18yrs since I was kids n like ur dog mine was same beloved family dog but a fierce protector of me n only me to this day I still shed a tear for him he was my shadow n u never get over the pain loss of ur best friend he will still be protecting u n looking out for his best friend I 100%believe that x
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