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Old 11-13-2014, 05:03 PM   #1
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I have seen a lot of you at rallies over the years. I have been to The Can Opener, many SpringStreams and Falluminum rallies. I have been to Misty River in TN, and to the Dogwoods and Bluegrass rally in KY. All of those rallies were also attended with Baity, my Lab / Pointer dog.

He died this past Saturday. He was less than 2 months shy of his 14th birthday. He was lying in the sun, beside his house. He seemed to go peacefully. He was buried at sunset in the back yard. I had the help of a couple of close friends.

I am heartbroken. Thanks for reading.

Kevin withOUT Baity, the Lab/Pointer Mix
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Old 11-13-2014, 05:05 PM   #2
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I'm so sorry, my heart goes out to you. Sounds like he had a great life any dog would be happy to live, traveling with his master and enjoying life.


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Old 11-13-2014, 05:08 PM   #3
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I am so sorry for your loss. I have visited with you and camped with you and the wonderful dog. I share in your loss.
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Old 11-13-2014, 05:15 PM   #4
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I am so sorry for your loss.

Losing a beloved pet is a heartbreaking experience.

I like to think their spirits travel with us.

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Old 11-13-2014, 05:25 PM   #5
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So sorry for your loss. 14 years is such a good long time to have a friend like that. :-(
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Old 11-13-2014, 05:29 PM   #6
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I know how tough it can be to lose a pet as they truly are part of the family.
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Old 11-13-2014, 05:32 PM   #7
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Sorry for your loss Kevin. He was a great dog.

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Old 11-13-2014, 05:43 PM   #8
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We are sorry for the loss of your friend.

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Old 11-13-2014, 05:54 PM   #9
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Awwww...... I'm so sorry for your loss. It's hard to lose such a great companion. When I get to heaven, one of the questions I'd like to ask is..... "Why doesn't man's best friend live as long as man?"
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Old 11-13-2014, 06:33 PM   #10
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Bless your sorry for your loss. Big hugs.
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Old 11-13-2014, 06:35 PM   #11
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My heart goes out to you. I lost my beloved friend whom I had since a puppy before I even married shortly before we bought our Airstream. I know how it feels. Many times I come home and look for the dog who isnt' there by mistake.
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Old 11-13-2014, 06:36 PM   #12
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You never forget your faithful companions... and at my age I have buried more than one.

There is always the Rainbow Bridge tho...

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Old 11-13-2014, 06:39 PM   #13
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:00 PM   #14
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So sorry for your loss. We lost Maddie in June in her 14th year as well. So tough to lose faithful companions and there unconditional love

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