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Louise1823
16th September 2009, 06:32 PM
I can hardly believe that Im posting this, but one of my Mums mini daschunds, Duke, was given his wings today. He has been ill for the last 3 weeks with a spinal problem and unfortunately there was no more that the vets could do for him so we had to make the dreadful decision to say goodbye today.

Mum is heartbroken, but it was the kindest thing she could have done for the poor little guy. He will be sorely missed by us all, especially his best pal Ben.

Sleep sweetly little Duke xxxxx

http://i820.photobucket.com/albums/zz124/Louise1823/CameraPictures053.jpg?t=1253121799

This picture was taken only a day or two before he got sick, his last visit at our house. Duke is 4th on the right with Ben beside him.
http://i820.photobucket.com/albums/zz124/Louise1823/100_1545.jpg?t=1253121964

rosiesmum
16th September 2009, 06:41 PM
So sorry to hear about Duke. Sending :hug: to you and your mum.

Nicki
16th September 2009, 08:13 PM
So very sorry to hear about Duke - he was a gorgeous boy and obviously very much loved.

Please tell your Mother we are all thinking of her. In time she will be able to look back and remember the happy days.

LisaluvzCav
16th September 2009, 08:13 PM
Awh he was such a cutie! At least hes resting now :)

Claire L
16th September 2009, 08:48 PM
So sorry to read about Duke :( it is a very hard decision to make but in time, your Mum will be thankful that she had the strength and courage to give Duke his wings and release him from pain. Thinking of you all at this very sad time :hug::hug:

pippa
16th September 2009, 08:51 PM
So sorry.....:hug::flwr:

Night Night Duke :paw:

Jasperxxgabby
16th September 2009, 09:31 PM
Oh I am so very sorry to hear about Duke :(.:hug:

Shelli
16th September 2009, 11:27 PM
So sorry to hear about Duke :hug:

murphy's mum
17th September 2009, 09:20 AM
I'm very sorry to hear about Duke :(

brid kenny
17th September 2009, 11:49 AM
So sorry to hear your news louise.

Chelle & Rex
17th September 2009, 05:33 PM
Myself and Rex had the pleasure of meeting Duke - an absolutely gorgeous doggie who everyone will miss a lot.

:hug::hug::hug::hug: to you, your Mam, and specially Ben xxx

Louise1823
18th September 2009, 08:38 AM
Myself and Rex had the pleasure of meeting Duke - an absolutely gorgeous doggie who everyone will miss a lot.

Duke was a really special dog who had the kindest temperment with everyone he met (except cats who he just loved to hate and chase off the garden walls! :)) Its still so hard to believe that he's gone. We really will miss the little fella something terrible :(

Thanks everyone for your lovely messages, Mam is bringing Ben up to us later so that he can have some doggy company and we'll bring them all out for a stroll together. Ill pass all your kind messages on to her then and I know she'll be really greatful.

Dublin
18th September 2009, 05:00 PM
Louise, so sorry to hear Duke got his wings ..... Hope being with the Cav's made Ben feel a bit better
:hug: to you, your mam & Ben

tsassykins
22nd September 2009, 06:55 PM
So sorry to hear about Duke May he rest in peace my heart goes out to you and your family. I lost my Copper 3 weeks ago having to make that same heartwrenching decision He is not in pain now my thoughts are with you Tammy

Tania
16th October 2009, 01:27 PM
I am sorry to hear about Duke, it must be heartbreaking.

SamT
16th October 2009, 04:40 PM
Poor Duke, please god he is in a better place now. Its sad for everyone left behind because he will be missed. He was a gorgeous dog.

Karlin
19th October 2009, 08:21 PM
Oh, I am so sorry I missed this post -- I really enjoyed the pictures you'd posted of the dachshunds and he's such a lovely looking dog. How sad to lose him so early. :(