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December 2004, my DH and I were living the good life with our 2 aging greys, Morgan and Kona. I saw a posting on a local mailing

list about a greyhound needing a home. He had been at the adoption kennel for over 2 years. Passed over because he was a little

shy and on medications for thyroid and seizures. My heart broke for this boy who I'd never met. DH was pretty adament about not

getting another dog. For several weeks, I contacted anyone who I thought might be able to provide a home but failed. Finally, DH

felt his arm twisting and relented. Alex came to live with us in January 2004. By the 3rd day, I was totally smitten. Boy, did our lives

change with Alex's arrival! After a few weeks, he blossomed into a happy, playful boy full of spunk. A total character! He had an

incredible enthusiasm and became my heart dog. He would lay at my feet and stare at me like I was the most wonderful thing he

ever saw. He was a talker including every time he rolled over he would groan. Every morning or when we came home, he would

go wild with the stuffed toys. If I didn't prepare his food or get ready for a walk fast enough, he would dance and bark at me.

Turns out, he didn't need to be on medication for seizures, he was just low thyroid. In December, his limp was diagnosed as OS.

We treated with amputation and chemo. After his 3rd chemo, he developed a cough and a lung xray showed lung mets. We tried a

different experimental protocol, but the cancer was incredibly aggressive. The last week, his body started failing and he was

euthanized on Friday. He will be greatly missed. I wish we had more than just 2 years together.

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Alex's memories will be alive in your heart forever. What a beautiful creature and wonderful thing to be loved by him. He knew he was home with you. Run free sweet boy. May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead.

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What a lovely boy. :wub: I'm sorry you didn't get to spend more months and years with this fine gent. :grouphug Godspeed, sweet Alex...

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....and Beloved Bridge Angels Sandee, Shari, Wells, Derby, Phoenix, Jerry Lee and Finnian.....
If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to heaven
and bring you home again.

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I am so sorry for your loss. Your handsome boy is at peace, pain free and running once again with the wind.

I do hate cancer. It is the thief who robs us, everyday, of those we love.

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I'm so sorry for your loss. You made such a difference to Alex's life in the short time he was with you. He learned about love, compassion, affection and being cherished. May you find healing in the memories of Alex to help with your heartbreak.

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I'm so sorry your sweet handsome fellow is gone.

 

Godspeed, gallant lad.

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I am so sorry to hear of Alex' passing. Run with the angels Alex. :bighug to you, he has left his pawprint deeply on your soul, his body may be gone but his spirit lives within you never to be forgotten.

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I'm so sorry. :cry1

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