The words Dog Breed Info with the letter D inside of a black paw print

In Loving Memory of our Dear Friends

They were not just our pets, they were part of our families, our lives. They will be missed, but never forgotten.

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Sundance the Min Pin standing outside looking at the camera holder

My Sweet baby Min Pin, Sundance

This is my sweet baby girl, Sundance. She is a sweet little Miniature Pinscher (Chocolate). She was killed on July 29, 2009 at 6:30 a.m. when we let her out for a bathroom break. We were inside and we heard a yelp that trailed off into the trees. We called her name so many times but we got no response and worst of all, no Sundance. She was attacked by a coyote that was hiding in the trees waiting for her to walk by. She was gone. We looked for her from 6:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m., when my mom found her dead, stiff, ten feet from the side of the house. I had not known my mom found her until I heard a loud crying scream saying "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO." It was my mom; she had found Sundance and was crying her heart out. I ran as fast as I could to her in the trees. My dad, who had a really badly injured leg at the time, limped his way as fast as he could to my mom also, with as much pain as he was in he did not care he just wanted to get to my mom and Sundance. By that time I found my mom and was crying so hard I could not speak. We were so mad at the coyote that I was screaming into the trees "You stupid coyote, why did you take her? I'm going to kill you for this." I was so upset my mom and I cried for three days in a row. Luckily we got her cremated because there was no flesh missing from her body, just a hole through her and she had crushed ribs and had been killed on impact. We got a beautiful pine wood box with a brass plate that has her name engraved and another for a picture of her to go into it. We had a cross made to put where we found her and we also put flowers on the cross for our baby girl Sundance. We still cry every now and then but we will always, always think of her and we will never EVER forget her. In loving memory of our baby girl, Sundance. We love you, Sundance, and we hope you know that.

Love, your Family: Mom, Dad, Sam, Chris, and Kyle. xoxoxox

Shasta the dog standing outside in a grassy area with its mouth open

This is Shasta, my loving companion for 16 wonderful years. I found her at the pound and since the day I brought her home all she ever wanted was to be at my side and please me. She used to sleep with me until arthritis rendered her unable to jump up into my bed but she lay as close to the bed as she could get. As the years passed she also became deaf and went blind in one eye. I was forced to show her how much I loved her by putting her to rest on March 14, 2000. I had her cremated and have her remains here at home with me. I intend on doing this with all my dogs (I have four more) and have left instructions to have their ashes scattered along with mine so we will all be together forever. Thank you, Shasta, for the unconditional love you gave me. I'll never forget you and will always love you!


Konig the dog sitting outside on a blacktop

I adopted my friend Konig at the age of 6 from an abusive situation. He was the sweetest dog you could ever hope to know. He spent a surprising seven more years with me, and I finally had to make that dreadful decision to let him go two years ago, when he was 13. He was the most special creature; I am better for knowing him and I miss him every day.

Rebecca Gilchrist
Vancouver, Washington

Flosie the Pomeranian sitting on a couch

This is Flosie the Pomeranian. She passed away on February 20, 2000. She was 11 years old. I will miss her very much.

Asti the Golden Retriever sitting in front of a fireplace

This is my Golden, Asti, like Asti Spumante. Asti passed away last Wednesday (April 19, 2000) from cancer. She was 12 years old. Asti was the best dog in the world—and the most beautiful as you can tell from the picture. I shared the most important moments of my life with Asti and she will be severely missed.


Sammy the Beagle laying on a bed

My Beloved Sammy
May 22, 1988 - January 13, 1999

Sammy was a purebred Beagle whose life was taken away by a heart-based cancerous tumor. I rescued Sammy from a shelter in which I used to work, and spent the best ten years of my life with her. She has always been my perfect angel to be with by my side, and now to watch over me from heaven above. I cherish the years we've spent together, all the times she cheered me up with her beautiful eyes and kisses. I will never have that "special bond" with any other animal I may have, and I will never forget her.

Close Up - Niblet the Yorkie in the lap of a person

This is Niblet the Yorkie, who slipped her earthly bonds in January 2000. She was playful and loving and we miss her very much.