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Old 03-27-2019, 03:13 PM   #1
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The end of an era.....

Sadly, we had to put Franklin down today, he would have been 15 next month. There is a giant void right now in my life and heart. Franklin has traveled with us for the past 14 years and up to the end he was a perfect companion A rescue black lab dog we obtained in 2004 he went on our first trip in 2005 when he went to Sturgis and he continued to travel through our HyperLite, Roadrunner, T@da, Lance and Escape Trailers. He traveled from New York down to Virginia in 2008 when we picked up Hershey, a disabled chocolate Lab. He taught her how to walk as she only hopped. I always felt safe with him as his bark was worse than his bite. I estimate he had 40,000 miles under his paws and he never took me out of his sight, until the end. God bless him and we will unite again, one day.
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Old 03-27-2019, 03:23 PM   #2
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So sorry for your loss, we lost one last August. It's never easy, but they are so worth it

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Old 03-27-2019, 03:26 PM   #3
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Sorry to hear the news about Franklin, Jim. I can tell he was very special to your family.
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Old 03-27-2019, 03:35 PM   #4
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Hi Jim and Noelia,
So sorry to hear about Franklin. Good dogs like Franklin become family. See you in a couple months. Here’s a pic from Scott County Park on Oct 1,2016.
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Old 03-27-2019, 03:52 PM   #5
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I'm so sorry for your loss! It is never easy losing a loyal friend! No one can love you as much as a dog.
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Old 03-27-2019, 03:55 PM   #6
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I'm so sorry for loss Jim. These are the tough times.
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Old 03-27-2019, 03:57 PM   #7
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Our thoughts are with you, Jim, we know how hard it is to lose a longtime companion like Franklin.
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Old 03-27-2019, 04:00 PM   #8
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Sorry for your loss.
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Old 03-27-2019, 04:12 PM   #9
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Jim, So sad to lose those furry friends. Sure you and Noelia knew when it was time.
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Old 03-27-2019, 04:53 PM   #10
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Sorry for your loss, Jim, but it's for the best. I regret waiting as long as we did to have Charlie relieved of her pain.

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