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Had been preparing for it for a while...putting my dog to sleep...

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I'm prepping for it. mine is 16, deaf from a stroke a couple of years ago, and blind in one eye.

Arthritis is a problem, and it's not getting better.

But the minute I feel he isn't enjoying life, I have no problem putting him down. I may cry, but

I couldn't imagine keeping him alive if he was in pain.

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Thanks everyone for the kind words.

I am doing a bit better today, hopefully it gets a little better every day.

Awfully lonely in that house by myself though.

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I shouldn't have opened this thread......

My German Shepherd is only 3 but I've already thought about that day. It's going to be terrible. I've went to some funerals in my life but I think that day may be the worst yet.

Some people can't even understand the bond.

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Sorry to hear of your loss. There is not a better friend than a dog. Losing a good friend is such a hard thing.

Sounds like you gave your dog a very nice life. Hope you can find comfort in that.

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Definitely made me cry :(

Sorry about your loss buddy.

Just remember that he isn't in pain anymore.

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I know exactly how you feel man. My condolences.

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A bit of followup.

That guy loved to get on my bed, he wasn't allowed, but if I left the door cracked even just a bit, he was in that bed. I guess it smelled like me and was crazy comfortable. But whatever.

After I brought him home, I immediately took the sheets off my bed and wrapped him in them. Took him to our beach house and got some lumber. I built him a really nice casket, and buried him by the waterway wrapped in my sheets and in the hand made casket.

I will be having a brass nameplate made and will be attaching it to the house above where I laid him to rest.

Food bowl still has food in it, his bed is still on the floor. Thanks for listening, it helps to read through this thread.

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