Lost a good one

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Lost a good one

Postby Troutslayer » Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:51 pm

I had to have my old lab Belle put down today. She had been battling cancer for quite a while. Those of you who had the pleasure of hunting over her know that she was a birdy little dog, and probably the best one I will ever be lucky enough to own. I was able to get her on some hunts last season, even then I knew she was sick and try as I might I couldn't run her into the ground. Pour a sip and if you've got a good one don't take it for granted. Made it 12 years, but I would have liked a couple more.
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby PTROOFER FTFOWLER » Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:25 pm

Sorry to hear Trout. She will be waiting at the bridge for you to join her some day where you two can once again chase the birds we love to chase. She will bust through the ice and scramble over the log jams with no trace of any pain, never failing to deliver the bird to your hand and you will never miss a shot as birds settle all around the two of you. God bless.
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby TopWop » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:12 pm

I'm sorry for your loss.
I know it's hard to lose such a close friend.
RIP Belle
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby OGblackcloud » Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:49 am

Very sorry for your loss.
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby Fowl Intentions » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:39 pm

Hang in there man. They all come and go, you just gotta keep their memory alive. Thoughts are with you and Belle.
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby ezzie99 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:34 am

So sorry for your loss, I don't want to go to heaven if my dogs are not there.
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby wingnutty » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:54 pm

sorry for your loss :sad: They sure are amazing critters.
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby phutch30 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:09 am

The good ones never live as long as we wish, while the others last forever
....its like taking x-lax when you have a bad cough. It wont clear up your lungs, but it sure stops you from coughing
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby Lawdog » Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:50 pm

Trout, I've been away and am very tardy here. I am so sorry for your loss. I have had several friends go through this over the last three years or so, including one a short while ago. It's a tough time.

I wish you the best.
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby montana quackhead » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:50 am

Sorry to hear that Ben. She was a hell of a pup. Hope life is treating you well besides having to put Belle down. Give a shout the next time your around. :thumbsup:
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Re: Lost a good one

Postby Bulldog0156 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:57 pm

Somehow I missed this one, sorry about the loss of a good friend, it's always rough when they move on.
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