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Sugar

I lost my best friend shortly after the New Year in 2007. It’s a loss that was so sudden I’m certain I’ll never forget the feeling. Sugar and I grew up together from the time I was 5. I loved … Read more

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Against All Odds – Topbrass Call in the Reserves

A true story by Paige Jones about her dog Topbrass Call in the Reserves, “Lewis”.  Lewis was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.   He had limb sparing surgery followed  by clinical trial.  Story was published in Golden Retriever News, May-June 2014. Read story … Read more

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Buddy

My name is Buddy.  I was adopted into my FURever home when I was about 4 along with my Mom.  That was the best!  There I was at camp (well, actually it was the shelter, but I look at everything … Read more

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Princess

Princess was born on December 23rd, 2004. Although, I’m really not sure her actual birthday this was the one that I gave her simply because I have always wanted my first child to be born on that date, so that … Read more

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Luke

  Submitted with Love, Missy Gordon Luke was a retired racing greyhound who came into my life in 2005, after a very long career on the race track.  I could go into a short synopsis about what Luke and I … Read more

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Yaira

Police Officer Yaira, our Dutch Shepherd was such a hard worker and sweet loving dog.  We had to let her go last night, the hardest night of my life. Yaira trained with Sgt. Shane Brevik from the Spirit Lake Police Department … Read more

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Buck

BUCK (Coaches Last Little Buckaroo) AKA “Flumper Dog” & “BuckBuck Puppy” – 1/15/96 – 12/3/05 We said good-bye to Buck when he was a month shy of 10 years old. Four months prior to 12/3/05 we had his front right … Read more

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Dingo

I did not want to be here again. But there’s a reason we’re told that greyhounds have a high incidence of osteosarcoma. Because it’s true. This time, it’s Dingo. He’s my husband’s (George) dog. We got him for a very … Read more

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Chase

On April 22, 2011, I lost my beloved Irish Setter to Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. His name was, coincidentally, “Chase”, although he was officially listed on the AKC rolls as CH Ohkom’s Angel In Disguise, CD, RN, CGC, TDIA. All those initials … Read more

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Dazee

On February 11, 2004 Dazee came into my life. She was my first rescue – not from an organization but from the people who were mistreating her. At 14 months she was close to 30 lbs underweight, had pneumonia, heart … Read more

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