Unconditional Love

by Jenny
(Beaverton, Oregon)

When we first met, you were 6 months old and ran straight into my arms. I think we both knew we had found the right match. You were such a good dog, Rawley. You never went potty in the house, were always faithful to me, and always loved me through all my mistakes and painful times during your 12 years of life.

Today has been so hard to think about. When I held you in my arms today and you were taking your last breaths, I thought I would burst from the pain.

I can't imagine coming home and you're not here. Who am I going to talk to about my day? You won't be here to eat the ends of the carrots or potatoes and patiently wait for a piece of food to fall from my plate.

Who will comfort me or love me like you again? You were always there for me, and I felt your love. I could see it in your eyes. You looked at me like I was the best thing ever, but really you were. You saved me from myself so many times.

I love you so much, Rawley. I am so happy we got to spend the last 12 years together. I hope you are running around so happy now with no more pain. You will always be in my heart.

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by: Mary

Your story is similar to mine. Pearl came home with me when she was 6 months old, played hide and sick on the first day I picked up her from her breeder. Her life was shorter than Rawley's, but full of fun and happiness.

I feel so empty and don't know where to go after work and the weekend.

About Rawley
by: Mary Elly

I just wanted to share with you the feelings you are going through right now because we are both in the same situation, going back every day to an empty home.

I miss that loving face looking at me and telling me how much she loves me.

I'm sure Rawley is always in your heart for the rest of your life, like mine does. It's very hard, but i pray for you and for myself and other dog owners who are going through this.

Someday, you will find love again, not the same because every love is unique.

by: Anonymous

Rawley is with you and thanks you for the wonderful life you gave to him. Rawley is by your side and will never leave you.

It gets better with time, so take the time you need to grieve the way you need to.

Maybe someday you will get a new puppy.

All the best

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