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Old 03-13-2011, 08:23 PM   #1
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RIP Porter

We had to euthanize our 14 YO beagle, Porter. He was diagnosed with stage IV lymphoma a year ago and had 11 1/2 months of high quality of life on chemotherapy, but he went downhill quickly in the last month. It was time to let him go. Porter was our constant companion, always gentle and always a loving family and pack member. We will miss him always.
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Love the last picture.

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Oh....Brewer darlin'...a warm TX hug from me to you.
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Awwww....sorry to hear Brewer.
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Sorry Brewer. Porter was a good looking Pup. It is coming up for my old St Bernard Brandy and I am not looking forward to it.
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I'm so sorry to hear of your loss Brewer. Your kids must be devastated.
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My heart aches for you Brewer <hugs>.
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So sorry Brewer , He looks like a great dog !
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I'm sorry for your loss. We had many beagles when I was growing up - I don't think many people appreciate what a great dog they are. I hope he's chasing rabbits in dog heaven.
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Condolences to you, DW and the kids. It's a very tough thing, even though you're sure (in your head and your heart) that it is right thing.

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What a good dog Porter was. I can't imagine how much you will miss him. So sorry, Brewer.
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Sad, sad news. I grieved our last dog like she was a family member. She was.

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I'm very sorry for your loss. I can tell from his photos that Porter was a happy and much-loved dog.
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What a sweet looking dog - - love the photos.

I'm so sorry, Brewer. It's a tough turn of events.
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You know I'm a dog lover Brewer. I truly am sorry.
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I had two yorkshire terriers since they were pups....brothers from the same litter. I needed to have one put down two years ago also for lymphoma. He was nine yrs old. The remaining yorkie is fine, but we miss his brother everyday.

These little lives count on us to make good decisions on their behalf....even the tough ones. I'm sorry for your loss.
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My condolences Brewer. Losing a pet is always a heart breaker.
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I hope the kids are doing OK with the loss Brewer. My son's smooth collie is near the end and I'm concerned my grandkids are going to be very upset but it's hard to know what to do to prepare them. The oldest, with cerebral palsy, is just absolutely bonded to the dog. It's gona be tough......... and I'm sure it's tough at your house right now.
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Sorry to hear that. It is always sad to lose a family member but you gave Porter a good life.
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