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    14 years ago i was talking with a vet-duck hunter friend of mine about how i couldn't find the lab i wanted(i was real picky). When i asked what he knew about springers, he simply told me to go around the corner and pick a pup from his litter of labs. When i rounded the corner, there you were. There were 11 other pups piled up, but all i saw was you. I knew at that moment, you were what i had been looking for. After i spoke for you, 4 other people put their names on the list just in case i changed my mind. But they had no luck. You were for me. I wanted a big lab, but had no idea how big you would be. 80 pounds at 7 months, 95 at a year. You once "told" me "hey dude, you wanted big". That was right after you jumped out of the canoe into the ice cold river chasing the deer that swam accross behind us. The boat flipped and i froze. I was mad as possible then, but laugh about it now. You were my only hunting buddy, went every where with me, brought anything and everything to be fetched, laid your head or paw on my leg when I was down. You have been my best friend for the last 14 years. I was supposed to take care of you, but really, you took care of me. Rest in peace my fine friend. I will see you again.
    SANDY'S ZACHARIAH BOGART...8/14/95-5/2/09

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    They will always be remembered. I lost my first lab about a year ago but the wound is still fresh. I got a little choked up reading you post because it brot back the old memories. He was my first lab and was with me all through high school. I'm on my second one now but as beard will never be replaced, niether will Sky when her time comes. My best wishes go out to you.
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    I'm sorry for your loss I lost my 14 year old girl last April when I read your post it brought tears to my eyes thinking about her I really miss her.

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    I'm sorry for your loss.
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    So sorry for your loss.

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    Breaks my heart.

    Big fella's gonna be just fine.

    Take care.
    Stray labs make great pets.
    Proud member of the FF society.

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    I am sorry for your loss. Nice tribute
    Steph

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    Zoe's Taller N Me - Zoe Irish Wolfhound 9/04/2004 - 11/20/2013 I love you Big Girl!
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    CH. Justa Gingersnap CGC - Ginger Shiba Inu

    A good friend helps you up when you fall. A best friend pees their pants laughing and trips you again!

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    Sorry for your loss. It's been 2 1/2 years ago we lost Dusty and 2 years ago with lost Magnum and I still cry when I thing about them. Cherish the memories.
    Patti

    HRCH UH Benton's Magnum Opus MH WC - Magnum (500 points) September 11, 1994 - May 9, 2007
    HRCH UH Fowl Play's Dust Devil - Dusty (500 points) February 5, 1998 - November 15, 2006
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    HRCH CH Go West Mamma's Last Nerve CGC - Emma (450 points and counting)
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    I'm sorry for your loss. Most of us have been there and feel your pain.
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    When I read posts like this I feel like when mine go I will do with them. I am sorry for your loss.

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