Duchess

by Martin Coetsee

I got a new dog 3 weeks ago and it did not last long. I had to go away one week for some things so I left my puppy at the vet. The previous dog in that cage there had a deadly disease. I didn't know about that previous dog.

I went to the vet and got her back, but I could see she wasn't feeling well. The vet gave her some shots and I took her home. She was fine the second week, nothing wrong, but on the third week the illness came back.

I left her at the vet again to see if they could help her. This morning at 7:30 the vet called me. I thought I could go and fetch her, but my heart broke when they told me that she passed away.

I only had her 2 weeks, and still we had so much fun.

Comments for Duchess

Click here to add a comment

To Duchess's Dad, Martin
by: Karen

Martin, this must really have come as a great big shock to you. I read your account and felt very sad about what you and your little pet went through. It was good to read though, that you were grateful for the few great times you had together. Please accept my condolences.

Click here to add a comment

Return to 2011 July-September

Recent Articles

  1. We Miss You, Tank

    Tank “Donkey” Groves 6/5/09-10/17/18 aged 9 years, 4 months and 12 days On October 17, 2018, my and Coty's lives changed forever. Our beloved dog, Tank,

    Read More

  2. Lee Lee

    It's been so long and so soon since you left me. And my life will never be the same. Each day, I feel your absence and its impact. You were such a good

    Read More

  3. Bayley "Nanas" Sanchez 2008-2018

    Our most precious passed away this morning. As the toughest little dog I've ever met, she would win your heart every time. Always super friendly with other

    Read More