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My Tribute Video To Treasure


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Some of you may not be aware that Treasure and Iker came to stay with us while their human mom, Robin, travelled. Treasure was the sweetest grey, she gave so much and never asked for anything in return. Ok, maybe that's not entirely true; she loved food and was known to follow me everywhere, especially into the kitchen :)

 

When the leashes came out she was the loudest chatterer and got so excited. She didn't like going outside in the backyard in the winter when it was icy, so I'd put a leash on her and she'd be raring to go. Of course, as soon as we were out, I'd take it off and she'd go do her business.

 

She was funny and quirky, my best walking partner ever. Once she started to slow down, dh would take the other pups on a long walk while Treasure and I went on shorter ones. Dh would tease us and call us the "old" ladies, but I didn't mind since I was in such good company

 

I loved coming home to 4 pups. Ben and Treasure would be at the door first, then Iker followed by Brooke. You could count on this order of pups, even if you were only gone a few minutes. And although everyone else ran and played or laid down, Treasure would still be right at my side while I rubbed her ear against my thigh. And although she won't be at my side when I come home any more, she will always be in my heart.

 

When Robin called to let me know she had to say goodbye to Treasure (still tear up at the memory) I was heartbroken and knew a part of my heart went with her that day. I will always be grateful for the call though. Robin came to pick her up the previous Friday and although I said goodbye, it never crossed my mind that I would not see Treasure again.

 

Since then, I've always had this song in my head, so I put a few pics together and created this video.

 

Everyone needs a Treasure in their lives...never take a moment with your pups for granted.

 

http://youtu.be/5Yllswi105I

 

Jan with precious pups Emmy (Stormin J Flag) and Simon (Nitro Si). Missing my angels: Bailey Buffetbobleclair 11/11/98-17/12/09; Ben Task Rapid Wave 5/5/02-2/11/15; Brooke Glo's Destroyer 7/09/06-21/06/16 and Katie Crazykatiebug 12/11/06 -21/08/21. My blog about grief The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not get over the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same, nor would you want to. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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That was lovely, Jan. Thank you so much for sharing those pictures with us.

Star aka Starz Ovation (Ronco x Oneco Maggie*, litter #48538), Coco aka Low Key (Kiowa Mon Manny x Party Hardy, litter # 59881), and mom in Illinois
We miss Reko Batman (Trouper Zeke x Marque Louisiana), 11/15/95-6/29/06, Rocco the thistledown whippet, 04/29/93-10/14/08, Reko Zema (Mo Kick x Reko Princess), 8/16/98-4/18/10, the most beautiful girl in the whole USA, my good egg Joseph aka Won by a Nose (Oneco Cufflink x Buy Back), 09/22/2003-03/01/2013, and our gentle sweet Gidget (Digitizer, Dodgem by Design x Sobe Mulberry), 1/29/2006-11/22/2014, gone much too soon. Never forgetting CJC's Buckshot, 1/2/07-10/25/10.

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Very nice tribute. I was lucky enough to meet Treasure a handful of times while we lived in Guelph. She was a sweet girl who always stuck around with the humans looking for ear rubs at fun runs.

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Just beautiful.

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Very, very nicely done, Jan. Those Treasure toofers :wub:

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Thank you Jan. That was lovely.

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That was lovely ~ very touching ~ especially that "last" photo.

 

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Jan, this is the first time I've seen this video. It's lovely. She was such a special member of my family and I miss her so much! Thank you.

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...Jan...that was beautiful! And your so right...make every day count and never take it for granted because for any of us, you just don't know. :beatheart

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