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Leonard...
« on: February 07, 2013, 01:13:20 PM »
Leonard's 11th birthday would have been tomorrow.   He's been gone 6 months... seems like yesterday still.  I sure do miss my boy!  Looking forward to the day that my thoughts of him make me smile... instead of ripping my heart out over and over again.    I know you all get it... 

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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2013, 01:49:48 PM »
Six months already, my goodness.  I know how you feel. I started to tear up before I even opened this thread.

 I was talking about my sweet boy this morning to someone and before I knew it the tears were streaming down my face.  Just typing this....

Hugs to us both.  xxx

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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2013, 03:45:39 PM »
grouphug  grouphug  grouphug

I didn't think it had been 6 months . . .

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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2013, 01:08:40 AM »
((((hugs))))  grouphug    FlowersGif
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Re: Leonard...
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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2013, 05:17:02 AM »
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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2013, 07:39:32 PM »
Thanks all... 
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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2013, 12:55:32 AM »
My sweet boy, Leonard, has been gone a year today.  A year.  Sure doesn't seem that long... still feels recent.  The good news is... Lola (his buddy) is doing MUCH better.  She definitely changed, but at least she is no longer angry. 

I told Jenkins he could make this date a happier one... if he would let me hug him.  Just once.  Not gonna happen.  Maybe next year...
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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2013, 10:27:21 AM »
 grouphug grouphug I'm glad to know Lola is doing better now. 


 
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I told Jenkins he could make this date a happier one... if he would let me hug him.  Just once.  Not gonna happen.  Maybe next year....

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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2013, 05:07:54 PM »
Wow, I can't believe it's been a year already.   :(

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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2013, 05:50:40 PM »
Remembering Leonard today  grouphug

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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2013, 04:16:10 PM »
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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2013, 04:23:19 AM »
Unfortunately, I know everyone here knows the same sadness allllll too well.  :(
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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2014, 04:55:08 PM »
Adopting Jenkins (his gotcha day was in Nov) really was a good thing for me.  He looks SO much like Leonard, but his personality is NOTHING like him.  I think the combination works out perfectly.  I can "channel" Leonard through Jenkins.  Ok... not really. 

Petting, talking, and playing with Jenkins often reminds me of happy times with Leonard.  I can remember Leonard with a smile, rather than gut wrenching sadness.  It is kinda like if Jenkins was Leonard's son... that kind of thing. I see some of Leonard's likeness, but love Jenkins for who he is. 

Gotta run.  Someone is at the door.  They are wearing white coats...
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Re: Leonard...
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2014, 05:39:53 PM »
That's kind of the same thing that I did with Vlad. Although he only resembles Dannyboy a little bit, BRTs act a lot like Airedales since Airedales were one of the first 2 breeds that went into developing them.

In my case, looking at another Airedale would have torn me up too much, and I know I'd have expected too much out of a new one. That wouldn't have been right to the  dog since Dannyboy had every good quality imaginable, and most Airedales don't act exactly like he did. He was definitely one of those special ones that you're lucky to have even once in your life. But I still see a lot of him in Vlad's attitude and demeanor.

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