R.I.P. Jake

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  1. Claudette
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    Lost my old pal Jake over the weekend. He was the last of the buddies I brought with me from NC.

    He was my best bud for almost 15yrs.

    A working Border Collie that loved to work and was a great house pet to boot. Got him at 10 months when his owner decided he didn't want him anymore.

    He spent the first 10 months of his life in a dogpen out back. Guy didn't need a dog. A cement lawn ornament would have been better.

    Jake turned into a great trial dog and was super on the sheep.

    He is greatly missed and always will be. One grand dog.
     
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    My condolences. I never lost a dog. It must really suck.
     
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    rip jake.....
     
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    i am so sorry
     
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    So sorry to hear that Claudette. It's so sad to loose a pet, especially when they're part of the family!

    We have a 17 yr old wire-haired dachshund/terrior mix we got at the pound when he was only about a year old. He's not doing too well right now :(. We expect him to go just about any time, he's my husbands best bud.
     
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    RIP, Jake. When my neighbor got a new puppy, and brought it over for a visit, I asked what breed. He proudly announced it was a "borderline collie."
     
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    Thanks so much for the kind thoughts.

    Its so hard when they go but its the price we pay for sharing our lives with our four footed pals.
     
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    :(

    That's the third pet lost from someone on here within the week.

    It's so hard when it's their time to go . . . . .
     
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    My condolences. Dogs are true friends with a pure love.
     
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    Truthmatters, I will says this gently: shut the fuck up. Claudette, I am sorry for your loss.
     

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