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Old 11-21-2011, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Way South of the Volvo Line
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R.I.P. my dear Buggah. Friend, fellow hunter, confidante, door greeter, riding companion, lovable Vizsla. The best dog I ever had the good fortune of knowing who introduced me to pheasant hunting and " the food game", which had to be played EVERY mealtime.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:10 PM
 
Location: zone 5
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What a beautiful dog! I'm so sorry for your loss.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Kirkwood, DE and beautiful SXM!
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I agree that Buggah was a beautiful dog. I am very sorry for your loss. Always remember the wonderful times that you had together.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Vermont, grew up in Colorado and California
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So pretty, you had some good times together which I am sure was much appreciated.
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Old 11-22-2011, 06:28 AM
bjh
 
Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Sorry you lost your friend. As others have said: great looking dog. Hold on to the happy memories.
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Old 11-22-2011, 06:40 AM
 
Location: Way South of the Volvo Line
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Thanks for the encouragement ,folks. I need somewhere to vent. People who don't have furry babies don't seem to understand the depths of the loss, the real grief we feel. I'm sitting here in the empty house, no one nudging me or pestering me about what is in the food dish. My house is filled with gear and toys that were the dog's alone. It's now hunting season and there is no four-footed companion to grab an orange vest a nd pounce at the sound of the gun cabinet door.

I'm married but even the bed feels like less, without the soft furry lump between us that used to steal balnkets and kss us goodnight and give us first greets at dawn. So sad.
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Old 11-22-2011, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Richmond, NSW (Australia)
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I feel for you. I am also heavily grieving my loss and the hardest part is not getting much support from people who have never experienced the love of having a great pet - they are our children after all!

It is also the small things, or the imperfections that you remember the most.

At least we have this forum to share stories and offer sympathy.

Try writing down all your memories with Buggah so you can revisit at any time in the future.
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Mostly in my head
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So sorry for your loss. <<hugs>> I think the best way to honor a fallen friend is to get another one soon - it's like saying "you were so great, I want to have that friendship again."
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:52 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
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so sorry for your loss.... it is quite evident that he had a wonderful and loved life with you.... i hope that that will bring you some comfort.....
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:11 AM
 
Location: Way South of the Volvo Line
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Hunting companion, wildlife scout, playmate, therapist, exercise partner, confidante, marriage counselor, and all around good friend that spoke another language. R.I.P. DEAR ONE.
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