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Riley (June 16, 2004 - June 9, 2018)

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Our little dog Riley had the worst day ever during the second day of traveling to Manitowoc, WI on Friday, June 8th, 2018. She was able to make it to our son, Matt's home. The grandchildren all got to visit with her and say goodbye. I chose to think that she wanted to see the grandchildren one more time. After she perked up for that visit with them, she visibly started slipping away. She laid by my feet all night with her eyes open, concentrating on breathing. The vet appointment was at 9 Saturday morning. The vet gave us the bad news that her heart was failing. Riley crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on Saturday morning June 9th. We let her go to Ben while on her favorite quilt and stayed with her until her body was cold. We love you Riley ... We know our youngest son Ben was glad to have you in heaven with him. Like her master, her heart failed her. She was sleeping with Ben when his heart failed Christmas of 2006. And now they are together ...
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