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Django 9/jan/2005 - 9/june/2016


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A mere two weeks after a diagnosis of osteosarcoma, we released our beautiful hound Django (Tom S Fandango) into the mystery. He was 11 and a half, and until very recently, in superlative health. He came to us at the age of three, after a reasonably successful racing career in Colorado, joining two cats and an elderly lab cross.

He was tall, slim and extremely handsome. Walking him was like being escorted by a movie star; everyone gawked. In fact, I tended to think of him as a kind of James Bond figure of a greyhound, calm, reserved, elegant but with a slight tendency towards violence. He would get overstimulated seeing any dogs that weren't greyhounds and leap around like a marlin on a leash, growling and carrying on. Once we were charged by an angry off-leash dog and I stepped in front of him to block him, and he bit ME in the crotch...Eventually, we were able to train him out of this with the aid of the ever-present cookie bag.

Far too dignified to roach, and my efforts to get him to roo only resulted in an embarrassed half bark. Nor was he a cuddler, although he did like an afternoon nap on the bed with his people. He was good with all kinds of people and all greyhounds, and we loved him as the reserved gentleman he was.

We will miss his morning rituals of head butting the bottom of the bed, the bum scritch samba and the face rubbings demanded, among a thousand other silly things.

Left to mourn, dog mothers Margo and Lori, mutt brother Perrie Como, cat brother Chester, full brother Tom S Formula of Calgary, and seven thousand half siblings.

 

Run fast, sweet Django. You are loved.


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A veteran camper.

 

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A man in his pit.

 

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What a great guy! Camper Django looks toasty warm in that vest. He had such a wonderful adventurous life with you, full of love. I am so sorry for your loss :grouphug

 

Godspeed sweet boy.

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Angels: Pal :heart. Segugio. Sorella (TPGIT). LadyBug. Zeke-aroni. MiMi Sizzle Pants. Gracie. Seamie :heart:brokenheart. (Foster)Sweet. Andy. PaddyALVIN!Mayhem. Bosco. Bruno. Dottie B. Trevor Double-Heart. Bea. Cletus, Knot Like The Others.

 

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

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What a beautiful remembrance of your handsome boy, Margo.

 

How fortunate Django was to find his forever home with you and to have so many greyt years of retirement with you. Always knowing he was loved and cherished - retirement just couldn't be any better.

 

I am so sorry that he had to leave you so soon. We will watch for his star tonight and the Magoo croo will roo to send him on his way.

 

Run free Django, with no more pain.

Deb, and da Croo
In my heart always, my Bridge Angels - Macavity, Tila the wannabe, Dexter, CDN Cold Snap (Candy), PC Herode Boy, WZ Moody, Poco Zinny, EM's Scully, Lonsome Billy, Lucas, Hurry Hannah, Daisy (Apache Blitz), Sadie (Kickapoo Kara), USS Maxi, Sam's Attaboy, Crystal Souza, Gifted Suzy, Zena, and Jetlag who never made it home.

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I'm so sorry for your loss.

 

Godspeed, good boy.

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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So sorry :f_red

Annette, mom to Miriam (Miriam of Ruckus) & Casey (kitty), wife to Roy. Mom to bridgekids: Wheat (GH), Icabod (GH), Scarlett (Cab's Peg Bundy), Rhett (Kiowa Day Juice), Dixie (Pazzo Dixie), and Pogo/Gleason (Rambunctious) and Spooky, Taffy, Garfield, & Lefty (kitties)

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Margo and Lori, I'm so sorry that Django went downhill so quickly. he's free of that nasty osteo now, and whole again. Sending hugs :grouphug

Tin and Michael and Lucas, Picasso, Hero, Oasis, Galina, Neizan, Enzo, Salvo and Noor the Galgos.
Remembering Bridge Angel Greyhounds: Tosca, Jamey, Master, Diego, and Ambi; plus Angel Galgos Jules, Marco and Baltasar.

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I'm so sorry for your loss.

Sorry for butchering the english language. I try to keep the mistakes to a minimum.

 

Nadine with Paddy (Zippy Mullane), Saoirse (Lizzie Be Nice), Abu (Cillowen Abu) and bridge angels Colin (Dessies Hero) and Andy (Riot Officer).

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So sorry for the loss of your ever so handsome boy.

What wonderful memories you made together. Remember them and smile....

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Nancy...Mom to Sid (Peteles Tiger) and Kibo (112 Carlota Galgos).   Missing Casey, Gomer, Mona, Penelope, BillieJean, Bandit, Nixon (Starz Sammie),  Ruby (Watch Me Dash) and especially  Nigel (Nigel), waiting at the Bridge.

 

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I am very sorry for the loss of your beautiful boy.

 

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

Kyle with Stewie ('Super C Ledoux, Super C Sampson x Sing It Blondie) and forever missing my three angels, Jack ('Roy Jack', Greys Flambeau x Miss Cobblepot) and Charlie ('CTR Midas Touch', Leo's Midas x Hallo Argentina) and Shelby ('Shari's Hooty', Flying Viper x Shari Carusi) running free across the bridge.

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

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