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Jazzy; Uss Jubilee 9-2-02 To 6-28-13


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Friday night my beautiful Jazzy left me suddenly. About an hour after we went to bed she cried out. I was out of bed instantly but by the time I took the two steps to her bed she was gone. Other than some weakness in her back end and a bit of arthritis she was a happy, active, loving girl. There was no indication that she was sick. As sad as I am that she is gone it is a blessing that she died at home and she did not suffer.

Jazzy lead me into the world of greyhounds over 9 years ago and has been my constant loving companion. She was with me through my chemo when I was diagnosed with cancer. I jokingly called her Nurse Jazzy but there was more truth in that than anyone could know. She welcomed every dog into our home. It didn't matter if they needed a respit until they found their forever home or were visiters to Club York. She was a gracious hostess.

Because of Jazzy I went places and met people who enriced my life more than I could have ever dreamed. When I got Jazzy (at 18 months old) she was very timid so after some time we started obedience work to help boost her confidence; and boy did it! I loved walking through the neighborhood letting her practice and showing off for the neighborhood kids. I then decided we would try competing. I was scared to death going into the ring, but she lifted her head, wagged her tail and strutted her stuff. I overcame my fear because I knew how much she loved it. She let me know she loved the elderly so she became a therapy dog through TDI: Therapy Dog International. She knew which residents wanted to pet her and who not to approach. We often visited a local Alzhimer nursing home where some of the residents, even if they couldn't recognize their children, often called Jazzy by name.

Jazzy is at peace and I have no doubt she is at the bridge running and playing with Teak and Reunite. As someone said to me the other day, Jazzy had a peaceful passing. I got a kick in the heart.

Rona, Angel and I are greiving and giving each other what comfort we can. But our lives have been irrevocably changed. Who knew when I saw those beautiful haunted eyes on the web page that she would change so many lives; most of all mine. Godspeed my beautiful girl until we meet again cry.gif
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What a lovely girl.......and what a fine life she had with you. I'm sorry you've lost her,

but happy that she was at home & didn't suffer. Happy Trails, Jazzy.

Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.

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How lucky you were to have had a nine year relationship with Jazzy. I'm so sorry that your special girl is suddenly gone. :grouphug

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She's beautiful. What a loving tribute you wrote about your girl. I'm so sorry for your loss. :grouphug

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:paw Upon reflection, our lives are often referenced in parts defined by the all-too-short lives of our dogs.

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I'm so sorry you've lost your beautiful girl. :grouphug

 

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I'm so sorry for your loss.

 

Godspeed, lovely girl.

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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I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Jazzy. Rest in ppeace, sweet baby.

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I'm so very sorry. She was too young and far too special to leave.

 

Godspeed Jazzy.

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Missing Cora (RL Nevada 5/99-10/09), Piper (Cee Bar Easy 2/99-1/10), Tally (Thunder La La 9/99-3/10), Edie (Daring Reva 9/99-10/12), Dixie (Kiowa Secret Sue 11/01-1/13), Jessie (P's Real Time 11/98-3/13), token boy Graham (Zydeco Dancer 9/00-5/13), Cal (Back Already 12/99-11/13), Betsy (Back Kick Beth 11/98-12/13), Standard Poodles Minnie (1/99-1/14) + Perry (9/98-2/14), Annie (Do Marcia 9/03-10/14), Pink (Miss Pinky Baker 1/02-6/15), Poppy (Cmon Err Not 8/05-1/16), Kat (Jax Candy 5/05-5/17), Ivy (Jax Isis 10/07-7/21)

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Thank you for sharing your memories of Jazzy. I am so very sorry for your loss. No matter how long they stay, they never stay long enough. G-d bless.

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I'm so sorry you lost Jazzy, and so suddenly too :grouphug .

 

Rest in peace, Jazzy, loved and remembered always :brokenheart .

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I am very sorry she left so suddenly.

 

Run free Jazzy, run free sweetie... :gh_run

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Gus an coinnich sinn a'rithist my boys and little girl.

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A beautiful tribute. They do indeed change our lives forever; are forever a part of us as we are them; and gift us of their love each and every day. My deepest sympathy. :grouphug

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"What we have enjoyed we can never lose…All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."-Helen Keller


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