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Until last Sunday, Flyer was a happy, healthy, silly Flat-Coat. Then she had the first of a series of Grand Mal seizures. Her condition declined rapidly over the week. We were hoping an infection of some sort was the cause, but the lab results came back today. There was no infection to treat. We let her go to the Bridge this afternoon.

She was always willing to go anywhere and do anything. She enjoyed conformation, obedience, rally, and flyball. She enjoyed agility as well, but her human wasn't up to the challenge and she never showed. After my stroke, she happily ran flyball for other people until I was able to stand long enough to do it myself. She learned to accomodate my new weird manner of walking once I was able to attempt classes again and earned her RN last spring. She was almost ready to go into Rally Advanced. We will miss her more than words can express.

CH U-CD Crossraguel Exuberant Flyer CD RN ONYX
March 13, 1999 - November 13, 2009

Date: 2009-11-14 02:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mithril-56.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry to hear the sad news, Zubie. A pet for many (for me) is a member of the family and more in so many ways. It sounds like she had a wonderful time while she was with you, though, so there's some comfort in that. Take care.

Date: 2009-11-14 02:26 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ww1614.livejournal.com
I am so sorry. :(

Date: 2009-11-14 02:28 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ahestele.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry for your loss. *hugs*

Date: 2009-11-14 02:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] spiralleds.livejournal.com
I am so sorry.

Date: 2009-11-14 02:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] miniera.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry to hear this. I know you'll be together again at the Rainbow Bridge. ::hugs you tight::

Date: 2009-11-14 02:35 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kaydee23.livejournal.com
I'm so heartbroken. I've been crying off and on since you called. She was the best dog in the land. She was always happy and loving and ready to go. She was a clown who loved to put on a show to make people laugh. She was so sweet to my two cranky dogs, too. I so wish you could have had her a lot longer. I'm heartened by the knowledge that she's free of pain and running like the wind with Zubie, Folly, Sunny, Missy and Karma. EVEREST must be in ECSTASY! The LOVE of his LIFE has arrived! :)

Date: 2009-11-14 02:43 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] authoressnebula.livejournal.com
*hugs you extra hard* I'm so sorry sweetie.

~Nebula

Date: 2009-11-14 02:44 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] whenbuffysmiles.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry sweetie. My condolances and please know my thoughts and prayers are with you!!

Date: 2009-11-14 03:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] poshcat.livejournal.com
What a terrible shock - my condolences on your loss. Take comfort in the fact that a dog couldn't have been more loved, and you'll always have the memories of the joy you gave each other.

Date: 2009-11-14 03:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wackinessensues.livejournal.com
Oh Theresa, I'm just so very sorry! All I can say is that watching your journal before, during, and after your stroke, the steps Flyer made to help make your life a better place were always evident. She was a joy to those of us who never even met her. Few humans can say as much, proof positive that she was a very special soul.

*massive hugs*

Date: 2009-11-14 03:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] green-maia.livejournal.com
I am so sorry.

{{{*Hugs*}}}

Date: 2009-11-14 04:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] rockgoddes.livejournal.com
There are no words to express my sorrow for you, but know that I'm thinking about you and sending all love. Please take good care.

I am so sorry

Date: 2009-11-14 04:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mustangsally78.livejournal.com
No matter how many times I have to send a pet off, it never gets easier. Sorrow now and remember her with love.

All my love to you guys.

Date: 2009-11-14 05:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] http://users.livejournal.com/mad_brilliant_/
I'm so sorry for your loss.

Date: 2009-11-14 06:45 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] mabel-marsters.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry to hear about Flyer. I know it sounds trite but she really sounds like she had a great life with you. *hugs*

Date: 2009-11-14 08:02 am (UTC)

Date: 2009-11-14 08:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] deborahw37.livejournal.com
I'm so very sorry

Date: 2009-11-14 10:49 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] usedtobeljs
I am so, so sorry.

It was clear from every post how wonderful Flyer was and how much you loved her.

[hugs]
From: [identity profile] jubal51394.livejournal.com
We all feel like we've known her a very long time and we've learned to love her through you. We too will mourn her loss. I feel privileged to have known her and I thank you for that. You are not alone. We will all miss her with you too. *hugs*

Date: 2009-11-14 03:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] anelith.livejournal.com
I'm so very sorry about your loss. Your many loving posts about Flyer were a delight to read. She sounds like an absolute sweetheart.

Date: 2009-11-14 03:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] shrewreader.livejournal.com
Oh, sweetie, I'm so sorry to hear that. I'm sure she and Jo are frolicking together and trading Stoopid Hooman stories.

*hugs*

Date: 2009-11-14 03:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] zubiemom.livejournal.com
I'm sure they are. Flyer often told me I was wrong and showed me how things SHOULD be done, sometimes when we were in the show ring or a class.

Date: 2009-11-14 04:05 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] yin-again.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry, beloved. You loved her and she loved you. You did right by her all the way through.

Date: 2009-11-14 05:31 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] spartan5000.livejournal.com
Over the last few years, I've occasionally stumbled over your postings regarding your dogs and I know how much you loved them. I am so very sorry for your loss.

Date: 2009-11-14 07:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chase820.livejournal.com
I'm so very sorry for your loss.

Date: 2009-11-15 12:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] auntiero.livejournal.com
I am so sorry.
*hugs*

Date: 2009-11-15 04:17 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] kitty-poker1.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry for your loss, love. It never gets easier to lose a beloved four-legged member of the family. *hugs*

Date: 2009-11-17 12:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] alinda.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry for your loss.
It's never easy to say goodbye.
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