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Author Topic: R.I.P. Sheba  (Read 2448 times)

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Offline Basquo

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R.I.P. Sheba
« on: December 19, 2007, 01:40:56 PM »
I just went with Abbey & Rob to put Sheba to sleep.

One of the big dogs ran into her pretty hard last night, and she got a nasty nosebleed.  When the vet took x-rays, he found a large tumor between her cranium and snout. There was a lot of bone already missing, and he couldn't stop the bleeding.

I've had to do this 3 times in as many years, and it doesn't get any easier.  At least I was able to be there for Abbey & Sheba. We have no idea how old she was. Supposedly she was 9 or 10 when Abbey adopted her, and that was 10 years ago.



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Offline pozattitude

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2007, 01:56:23 PM »
Creighton,

I'm very sorry for your loss, it is never easy to let our babies go to sleep. :'(

Rich
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Offline Teresa

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007, 02:02:26 PM »
Im so sorry about Sheba. I know its one of the hardest things to do.

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Teresa
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Offline DancerBoy

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007, 02:14:45 PM »
OMG!   How are Abbey and Rob?;  And you too, you were like the Fairy Dogfather to Sheba....   You guys are in my thoughts.
-D
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Offline RapidRod

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2007, 02:21:30 PM »
Creighton, very sorry to hear that. I know it's never an easy thing to do.

Rodney

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2007, 02:43:16 PM »
You have my condolences, B..... :-*
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8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
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Offline poz1970

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2007, 03:18:38 PM »
massive hugs, i feel for you, for the loss of your family member :-(

((((((HUG)))))))))


J
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Offline anniebc

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2007, 04:05:31 PM »
Sorry to hear about little Sheba, I know how heartbreaking it is to let go of them...sounds like she had a long and wonderful life.

Hugs to you, Abbey and Rob.

Jan :'(
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Offline heartforyou

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2007, 04:42:54 PM »
oh honey.

it is always so hard to let one of our dear dear friends go..

gosh, i am thinking of you over here.

Sending you a big hug and know that seba will meet you at the end of the rainbow whe  you go


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Offline leatherman

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2007, 06:02:39 PM »
Barely two weeks since I lost one of my kidz, you have my deepest condolences.  :'(

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Offline MOONLIGHT1114

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2007, 06:48:54 PM »
I am so sorry about Sheba.  I was just posting in the Women's Forum about how much I miss my dog Casie.  Its been really rough on me lately, so I sympathize with what you're feeling tonight.  You're in my thoughts.
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Offline mjmel

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2007, 06:58:39 PM »
It's a hard task. Glad you were there for them all.
Mike M

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2007, 09:41:26 PM »
Sad stuff.

Hugs to you, buddy.

Andy Velez

Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2007, 11:25:59 PM »
Very sorry to hear about Sheba.

Offline lucas clay

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #14 on: December 20, 2007, 03:31:50 AM »
So sorry buddy

                            Lucas

Offline BT65

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2007, 09:22:28 PM »
My deepest condolences to you Creighton and to Abbey and Rob.  It's never, never easy.  {{{{HUGS}}}}
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Offline bryonut

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Re: R.I.P. Sheba
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2007, 01:20:48 AM »
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know how you are feeling. Its hard to say good bye. We are so blessed to be part of their lives.

much love and big hugs
bry

 


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