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Sam the big black dog 1999-Aug 19 2010

September 2nd, 2010, 06:01 PM
A big black dog stands no more

14 hours of increasing paralysis took its toll

Being with Sam was the best dog experience I ever had

I learned so much from him and will miss him more

We thank all those for sharing your walks with us

A quintessential gentle giant of a dog

Thank you all you for you heartfelt comments..
Sam would have leaned into and nose-nudged all and every one of you ..
anyone and everyone.. unconditionally!

As it was from moment one from the other side of the shelter fence, emaciated and nearing death and amongst the kennel chaos..
after nearly 7 weeks he was healthy enough to be life changed

Now joined with Peanut, Sandy, Toby, Export, Luke, Sass and Coal and many other that have been part of my life

Thanks for the venue to allow me the platform to be a blithering bag of emotional helps

September 2nd, 2010, 11:14 PM
Sorry for your loss. Oh the gentle lab is absolutely amazing.

September 2nd, 2010, 11:17 PM
What a beautiful boy! And so lucky to have been part of a family who loved him dearly. My condolences to you, obc :grouphug:.

:candle: Sam

September 2nd, 2010, 11:50 PM
:candle::rip: Sam :candle: So sorry for your loss. :(

September 3rd, 2010, 02:25 AM
:rip: sweet :angel2: Sam :candle: He is playing at the Rainbow Bridge ( with those who've gone before :candle: :grouphug:

September 3rd, 2010, 08:51 AM
:rip: Sweet Sam. I am so sorry for your loss and we know what a big hole they leave in our lives when they go to the bridge. But take comfort in the fact that he is no longer in pain and running and playing like a pup again. He will be with you again

September 3rd, 2010, 09:16 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss.:grouphug: Sam was a beautiful boy!

:candle: Run free, sweet :angel2: Sam :dog: :candle:

Dog Dancer
September 3rd, 2010, 11:54 AM
So sorry for your loss OBC. Sam looks like a wonderful boy. I'm sure you will miss him terribly but no doubt the wonderful memories will help to heal your broken heart. RIP sweet Sam, you'll be running pain free at the Bridge now.

September 3rd, 2010, 04:41 PM
I'm so sorry to hear about Sam, obc :grouphug: He does look like a lovely gent! He was as lucky to be part of your family, as you were lucky to have him there!

:candle: Sam

September 3rd, 2010, 04:47 PM
What a beautiful big black dog Sam was:cloud9:he looks like such a gentle soul.
So very sorry for your loss:rip:gorgeous Sam

September 5th, 2010, 12:54 AM
My heartfelt condolences for your loss.

RIP sweet Sam :candle:

September 15th, 2010, 10:19 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss. What a beauty Sam was.

:rip: sweet dooger :candle: