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VrijVlinder's Avatar Jump to comment 21 by VrijVlinder

@Sample:Having had to unexpectedly euthanize Quinn (the springer spaniel I mentioned in another discussion) a couple of weeks ago, I find no inspiration in the fact that after a fifteen-year friendship, he's gone forever. Whatever "he" was, is, for all practical purposes, finished.

That may be so, but you do have memories of your time with Quinn that I am sure will last for ever. It is like losing a child. Too bad their lifespan is so short.

I had to do that to a german shepherd I had for 15 years. She was paralyzed from waist down. It was the hardest thing I ever had to do. I think it was worse than when my father died. There is no source of comfort except knowing you gave them as good a life as they could not have had anywhere else.

I had her cremated and still have her ashes. I still miss her and love her. It took me 10 years to get over it. Now I have 3 dogs. a 5 year old a 2 year old and a 10 year old I rescued not sure about her age, that is approximate. Dogs bring happiness to everyone with their loving nature.

Thu, 17 May 2012 19:18:54 UTC | #942088