by Jack
(Tucson, Arizona)

Sophie was adopted on August 3, 2003, and was our beloved pet until Wednesday, February 3, 2010. Sophie was a mix between a Cattle Dog and Queensland Heeler. She was a wonderful dog. She came to us very shy and abused. After being trained, she was responding well to people and other animals.

She was an amazing dog with a great personality. She loved walks, rides in the car, trips to La Jolla, California; overnight stays at Grandma and Grandpa's house, and just loved being in the backyard watching life go by.

On September 3, 2008, we noticed a large inflammation under her neck. It turned out to be Canine Lymphoma. Sophie was treated with chemotherapy and endured it for 17 months (to the day) until she became very ill with pancreatitis on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. She was hospitalized overnight and we picked her up on Wednesday morning, knowing that we had to say goodbye to her that day.

My wife brought her home and alongside Grandma and Grandpa, our Vet peacefully put her to sleep at 1:30 p.m. (MST) in Tucson, Arizona (outside, where she loved to play and relax).

Sophie is with God now and she is playing with our cat and my Dad. We will always love you our darling dear Hubba-Bubba (Bubba-Lou-nicknames). We miss you each and every day now and wish you could still be here but know that it was time for you to move on. Thank you for being in our lives and thank you for the lessons you taught us about life and the importance of being together. You are a dog that I will never forget and you can never be replaced by any dog.

Our hearts are bleeding at this time and we wish you much happiness in your journey in heaven. I hope you get to take walks, sleep when you feel tired, eat when you feel hungry, bark when you feel like talking, and smile when you feel like smiling. We will always honor your name and your soul. Please rest in Peace, our great Sophie!

Love Jack & Diana

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Farewell to a friend
by: Amanda

Sophie sounds like she had an amazing life and a hard journey to heaven. But now she is happy and without pain and that is all you can think of to understand why God would take her. I lost my baby a week ago and I know your pain but the good times will help us to move forward and keep them in our hearts.

My thoughts are with you and your family.

by: Anonymous

I know there is a big empty spot right now... My best to you.

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