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Old 01-29-2016, 10:05 PM   #1
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RIP Gonzo th' Dawg

I'm sorry to say Gonzo th' Dawg crossed the Rainbow Bridge December 5th. He had a stroke and, fortunately for both of us, it was quick. He was 12 years old, partially blind and deaf, was slowing a bit but we had a good 22 months together. When I adopted him his previous family had given him up because they were going to have a baby.

I'm one who needs a dog, within a month I found another rescue that had been abandoned after closing hours at a shelter in Bakersfield, CA then transported to a rescue in Beaverton, OR. Sadie, “Th' Naughty Lady of Shady Lane”, is a 5 year old Australian Shepherd. She's good with people and really good with youngsters, her only issue is the dislike of other dogs and we're working on that on a daily basis. She's already become my Velcro dog, always ready to ride in the car and inspects the inside of the trailer each time I open the door. Once we work through her “issue” she'll be a good camper.
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:11 PM   #2
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Condolences , it is always sad to loose such a good friend .
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So sorry to learn of your loss. It is so painful to lose a dear companion. Hopefully, Sadie will help. She sounds as though she is trying to fill the void. My condolences.
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It hurts. We still miss Charly every time we open the front door. You are braver than me, though, getting another.
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I'm sorry to say Gonzo th' Dawg crossed the Rainbow Bridge December 5th. He had a stroke and, fortunately for both of us, it was quick. He was 12 years old, partially blind and deaf, was slowing a bit but we had a good 22 months together. When I adopted him his previous family had given him up because they were going to have a baby.

I'm one who needs a dog, within a month I found another rescue that had been abandoned after closing hours at a shelter in Bakersfield, CA then transported to a rescue in Beaverton, OR. Sadie, “Th' Naughty Lady of Shady Lane”, is a 5 year old Australian Shepherd. She's good with people and really good with youngsters, her only issue is the dislike of other dogs and we're working on that on a daily basis. She's already become my Velcro dog, always ready to ride in the car and inspects the inside of the trailer each time I open the door. Once we work through her “issue” she'll be a good camper.
Sorry to hear about your loss .So glad you found another companion . Linda and Pat
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:40 PM   #6
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So very sorry to hear about Gonzo th' Dawg. But happy to hear about that Naughty Lady-she is absolutely adorable! And she's so lucky she found you!!!
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Old 01-29-2016, 11:05 PM   #7
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So sorry for your loss. i remember your earlier posts about Gonzo and they made me smile. It takes a special person to adopt a senior shelter dog.

Sounds like your new lady will keep you on your toes.
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May Gonzo rest in peace. It is so great to have dogs and so hard to lose them.
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Glad you saved another animal, I have 5 rescue animals, 2 dogs and 3 cats. They are the best.
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I'm sorry for your loss Pat. It's tough to lose a loyal friend.
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