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Old 12-19-2015, 05:36 AM   #1
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As some of you know Kota was our wonderful golden retriever. Dakota died yesterday. He was a happy and healthy dog up until about 3 weeks ago. A respiratory problem took him. Possibly an aggressive lung cancer. A vet visit a week ago sent him home with new food and some meds. It came on very rapidly. We are very devastated with the loss of our great companion.

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Old 12-19-2015, 05:39 AM   #2
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Very sad to lose a pet. Hang in there. Peace.

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Old 12-19-2015, 05:56 AM   #3
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I know how embedded they become into our lives, so really fell your lose.
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Old 12-19-2015, 05:58 AM   #4
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Sorry for your loss, Dave and Ann. Our miniature schnauzer Phoebe went all over the country with us, and was a valued companion and friend.

The holidays make the loss more profound.

Peace on Earth.

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Old 12-19-2015, 06:03 AM   #5
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Dave, so sorry to hear about Kota. Pet's are definitely a part of the family and will be missed.

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Old 12-19-2015, 06:19 AM   #6
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So sorry to hear of your loss.

Fast or slow, it is devastating for we who love our pets.

May memories comfort you.

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Old 12-19-2015, 06:30 AM   #7
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In my experience, the joy of life with a golden far outweighs the loss in their passing. My wife and I have been fortunate enough to have had two in our life. They are such great companions.

Sorry for your loss.
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Old 12-19-2015, 06:30 AM   #8
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Man Dave, thats just heartbreaking. Kota was a real sweetie. So sorry.
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Old 12-19-2015, 06:30 AM   #9
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So sad to hear of Kota's passing away. Memories and time will help to heal. Take care.

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Old 12-19-2015, 06:53 AM   #10
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Very sorry to hear of your loss. For many of us, our pooches are practically our kids. Really hurts to lose them. I hope fun memories are a help to you.
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Old 12-19-2015, 07:15 AM   #11
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The lifespan of a good dog like Kota is just too short.

Sorry for your loss Dave and Ann.

I'm sure he had great adventure in your family.

Maybe a rescue dog can join you after the holidays.

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Old 12-19-2015, 07:55 AM   #12
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So sorry about Kota.

It's the only bad part about having a dog.
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Sorry for the loss of your awesome companion.

If I was in charge, I'd make "Man's best friend" last a LOT longer!

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