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Had to say Farewell to my hunting buddy today

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  1. wtrfwlnut

    wtrfwlnut Elite Refuge Member

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    Well, Like so many others on here, I experienced the extreme sorrow of having to put my buddy to sleep. He was my first hunting dog and I'm wrecked. He was a fantastic companion and pretty damn awesome in the field. Truth is, he got more hunting invitations than I did...I was his baggage for hunts!

    At just shy of 11 years, his kidneys just stopped working. Heartbroken but the great memories will help carry me through grief.

    I will raise a glass in his honor tonight, I hope you'll join me.

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  2. Wood-Dro

    Wood-Dro Elite Refuge Member

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    Ughhhh. These kill me. They certainly aren't here long enough. Sorry for your loss.
     
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  3. EL GURU

    EL GURU Elite Refuge Member

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    Always a heartbreaker. Sorry for your loss.
     
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  4. Aunt Betty

    Aunt Betty Elite Refuge Member Supporting Member

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    Two of my retrievers had that. Sorry man.
    Get you some puppy breath stat..
     
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    Plumgold1 Elite Refuge Member

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    Godamnit what a ****ty week. All I can say is nobody can tell you the right words for how you're supposed to feel or get through it. Im so sorry for your loss.. What's his name so I can pray for him buddy.
     
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    circlehooker Elite Refuge Member

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    Sorry for your loss. It is one of the toughest things to do in life. I have gone through it 3 times now. All I can say is get another one to love and hunt with to fill the gap.
     
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    Flyfisher Elite Refuge Member

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    Beautiful lab! Sorry to hear it. Looks like one of my old dogs too. Hang in there my man and start working on another dog when you are ready.
     
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  8. wtrfwlnut

    wtrfwlnut Elite Refuge Member

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    Bodie....Tried to edit the post but I can't figure out how.

    Thanks for the kind words.
     
  9. thekillerofmallard

    thekillerofmallard Elite Refuge Member

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    We love our dogs so much even tho we know it will be a short life time.
     
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  10. George

    George Elite Refuge Member

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    So sorry for your loss.

    RIP noble gun dog.
     

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