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#6475037 - 09/30/16 01:10 PM Adios old girl
poisonivie Offline

Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Yesterday my lab, Dixie, couldn't get up. She's been getting worse and worse over the last few years. She was completely down in her hindquarters. As she was 15 years old, we figured it was finally time to let her go. It was a good run, girl. I'll see you again someday.
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#6475047 - 09/30/16 01:16 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
bill oxner Offline
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Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 39296
Loc: Katy-Fulshear
Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill

#6475051 - 09/30/16 01:17 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
MS1454 Online   content
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Registered: 01/27/08
Posts: 2895
Loc: Houston/Sealy
Tough tough thing to do. I did it back in March after 12 years and it was horrible.

Did she have arteritis?
Originally Posted By: Fooshman
I'll take a Black Female every time.

#6475060 - 09/30/16 01:21 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
TexasKC Offline
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 2101
Loc: Houston & Lexington, Texas
Sorry for your loss. It's always tough to let one go.

#6475069 - 09/30/16 01:30 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: TexasKC]
bobcat1 Offline
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Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 2271
Loc: Sanger, Texas
Yep David, I feel for ya. Same thing happened to my Reba. I Cried like a little girl.
Bobby Barnett

#6475089 - 09/30/16 01:45 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
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Sorry to hear this. I know it isn't easy. R.I.P. Dixie
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Haven't had it in years but never spit any out.

#6475122 - 09/30/16 02:29 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
jeffro3967 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 08/27/13
Posts: 26
Loc: Spring Branch, TX
It's never easy even when doing the right thing. Sorry for your loss.

#6475132 - 09/30/16 02:37 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
TheCloudX Offline
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Registered: 01/02/10
Posts: 1557
Loc: Plano, Texas
Hate hearing that, poisonivie. Condolences to you and yours. It never ceases to amaze me the power a good pet can have on our lives in such a short time.

#6475135 - 09/30/16 02:43 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
TooLow Offline
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Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 6359
Loc: Deep Ellum, TX
R.I.P Dixie!

#6475136 - 09/30/16 02:44 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
Barny Topwater Offline
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Registered: 11/22/09
Posts: 3010
Loc: New Braunfels TX USA
There are some folks who think they are just dogs, never have felt that way. Part of the family, when they're gone they're missed like family. Safe travel Dixie girl
There is time, and you must take it, to lay your hand on your dog's head as you walk past him lying on the floor or on his settle, time to talk with him, to remember with him, time to please him, time you can't buy back once he's gone" GBE

#6475162 - 09/30/16 03:04 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: MS1454]
Nitronx898 Offline

Registered: 03/23/15
Posts: 165
Loc: Crosby Tx
Sorry for your loss, they are family.

#6475459 - 09/30/16 08:04 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 3329
Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Sorry to hear that. The cure is to get another one , soon.

A clear conscience is often the sign of a fuzzy memory.

#6475485 - 09/30/16 08:33 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8743
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
A bad day indeed. You had to stop the suffering. 'Sounds like she had some of the best owners a dog could have.
...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28

#6475561 - 09/30/16 09:53 PM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
HuntersAnonymous41 Offline

Registered: 09/26/16
Posts: 128
Loc: Central Texas
I went through this with one of my most loyal dogs. Paid for someone to come to our house and do it humanely. People were great, my dog was comfortable and seemed happy, but it broke me down. Losing a dog is like losing a close friend/family member. My condolences
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#6475803 - 10/01/16 09:08 AM Re: Adios old girl [Re: poisonivie]
poisonivie Offline

Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Thanks for the kind words, guys. My GSP, Tiny, is assuaging my grief. Dixie had a good run. Not many labs make it to 15 yrs of age.
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