I was just trying to figure out how to post this link.
What a story!
Ramblin Maxx Retrievers
"Near this spot
Are deposited the Remains of one
Who possessed Beauty without Vanity,
Strength without Insolence,
Courage without Ferocity,
And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices.
This Praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery
If inscribed over human ashes,
Is but a just tribute to the Memory of
Lord Byron wrote that for Boatswain, but it certainly applies to Jake. To think that he was abandoned as pup with a broken leg & went on to do such amazing things. It proves how forgiving these dogs are and how big their hearts are.
"You can put pressure on a dog, you canít take it backÖ"
Mitch Patterson '07
MHR Wadin's Katie Lied CD, SH, WCX (11/25/93-1/27/07 Rest Well Kate)
Brassfire's Brass in Pocket JH, WCX ** (4 Master passes)
Brassfire's New England Patriot (New Pup!!!)
What a great dog Jake was and what marvelous things he did in his life. A true hero. Thanks for sharing the link.
Thanks for sharing. What an incredible animal!
SHOOT EM' IN THE LIPS..........
HRCH Otter Sloughs Bronze Gander " Gander"
TTF Duck Sloughs Make Mine a Double "Shooter"
I was just about to post about this.
Thank you, Jake, for your service.
<--- Dooey, MH
MHR Duckmates Fly Guy MH 05/17/94 - 07/17/08 "Flyboy"
Candlewood Court Magician JH 1/31/02 - 8/2/12 "Magic Man"
Jake certainly was a Hero.
"You can't win until you are not afraid to lose."
Luckydux Cheese And Quackers CD MH - Briezy (7/20/99-4/4/14)
Luckydux Drakehaven Hot Ticket*** - Ticket
Luckydux Gave Her Momma Forty Quacks - Lizzie
Luckydux Quacker Jaxx WC JH - Jaxxy
Luckydux Graham Quacker WC JH -Graham
Luckydux Penny In A Parking Lot - Penny
Wish I could find his owner's e-mail adress to drop a line of condolence, I'm sure Ms. Foote has a huge empty spot in her heart right now!! Utah Task Force 1 does not have a website that I could find.
Don't care what anyone says about the venues and whose is the greatest.
The real deal is how increadibly smart the breed is, what they can learn, how easily they forgive, and how much they want to please.
Well said, Mike.
At the end of the day, they give all they can give. That they still try to give more is beyond words.