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A Sad Day

Saturday, December 08, 2012

MY buddy and pal for over 8 years passed away on Thursday. Elliot was with us since he was six weeks old and was an integral part of our family. He was a big Great Dane with a heart equally big. I remember seeing the sign that read, "Great Dane Puppies For Sale", outside at a shopping mall. I looked at what was the very last puppy and was told that because of his color (merle), he would not be AKC-certified. All I saw was a beautiful little puppy with beautiful blue eyes and I had to have him. I brought him home and he became my buddy for life. Together, we went to obedience school and did all of the homework assigned. He excelled in everything and was featured in the local paper. We had wonderful times together. He will be sorely missed.
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CAT-IN-CJ 1/3/2013 2:18PM

    So sorry for your loss.
Words are inadequate at a time like this.
I know how our fur-kids get deep into our hearts.
Glad you have so many great memories.
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ANDY_54 1/3/2013 2:13PM

    So sorry for your loss! Pets really do become part of the "pack" family. emoticon

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DAWN14163 1/3/2013 2:07PM

    Very sad - pets really are members of the family. Take comfort in knowing you gave him a wonderful life. Big hugs x

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BLUENOSE63 1/3/2013 11:36AM

  Bill

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. As an avid dog lover and owner all my life, I know how quickly these furry friends become part of family just like a child. Big hugs coming your way

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BOGUSANNIE 1/3/2013 9:55AM

    Sorry for your loss...Great Danes are WONDERFUL creatures, we lost ours at 8 years as well, and our lives have never been the same.
Hugs!

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JOYATLAST 12/28/2012 8:24PM

    I feel your pain. emoticon

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JOYFUL78 12/12/2012 8:02PM

    emoticon for your baby passing hugssssss emoticon

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MARGOMCP 12/12/2012 11:37AM

    I'm sorry to hear about your loss, sounds like a wonderful dog. I live in a water community, surrounded by dogs; I have two cats.

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CHANGELIFE2014 12/11/2012 5:36PM

    sorry to hear about your loss bill! great danes are suppose to be great dogs!!! I would miss my dog a lot if and when she passes away too. I have no children so she is kind of like my baby. Maybe in time you might think of getting another pet. :)

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VABCHLOSER 12/11/2012 8:37AM

    Aww Bill, that is so sad. I'm sorry you lost your little guy. Pets are the most wonderful friends and so innocent, they leave big holes in our hearts when they leave.

I hope you have lots of pictures of Elliot and fond memories. I'm really sorry for your loss. :(

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JAZZID 12/9/2012 3:00PM

    ... I am so sorry Bill. emoticon

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GOODGETNBETR 12/8/2012 4:01PM

    Sorry for your loss. emoticon

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JACKIE542 12/8/2012 10:54AM

    So sorry! emoticon

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LIV2RIDE 12/8/2012 10:24AM

    Bill, I'm so sorry for your loss. Animals are such big parts of our family. emoticon

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DOKEYOKEY 12/8/2012 10:15AM

    I am sorry your lost your dear companion -- eight years is so little time to have!

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HOLLYM48 12/8/2012 9:53AM

    I am so sorry for your loss, it is so heart breaking to lose a pet. I lost my faithful little hound july of 2011 and I still think of him often and miss his little smile. I hope in time you will find another, but different dog to fill the hole in your heart that your doggy left behind. Read the rainbow bridge and know your dog will be with you again someday!
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RSSSLHB 12/8/2012 9:32AM

    So emoticon for your loss!

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CAT609 12/8/2012 9:19AM

    I am so very sorry for your loss. He will be truly missed and forever in your heart. My thoughts are with you. emoticon

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STEVIEBEE569 12/8/2012 8:17AM

    So, sorry for your loss!

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-WRKNG2ABTTRME- 12/8/2012 8:11AM

    emoticon for your loss. I know you really get close.

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