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Joey 11/1/2007 To 12/06/2018


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Our boy left us yesterday and we are heartbroken. We didn't know that yesterday would be the day but he was much sicker than we knew.

 

Joey came to us in 2011 just weeks after Jack died unexpectedly. It was a rocky start with him because he had broken his hock while racing and it was not set correctly. He waited a year before he was put up for adoption. He had surgery just weeks after he arrived in our home. His leg was fused together and it never was quite right but he didn't let it bother him. He developed corns and wore a boot most of his life.

 

He traveled with us in our motorhome for five and a half years. Joey traveled across the country several times visiting nearly every state. He loved traveling and exploring new areas. A year ago, we settled down and bought a condo with a view of the beach. Joey walked the beach nearly every day and he loved playing in the water. We walked about two and a half miles every day, even the day before he died. He loved his walks and never liked turning around to head home.

 

Joey was an extremely popular guy in our condo building. He loved greeting everyone as they waited for the elevator. One of the owners kept treats in the breakroom and each day Joey would decide which drawer he wanted to be opened for the treat. One drawer had hard treats and the other soft. Joey usually alternated.

 

This picture of Joey was taken just a few days ago. He was being sassy and insisted that it was time for his beach walk.

 

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This boy meant the world to me. He was the last of my greys. He was such a wonderful boy!

Patty,

Mom to Jaxson 5/12/2017

Forever in my heart: Joey 11/01/2007 to 12/06/2018, Scout 11/19/2005 to 07/15/15 and Jack 01/03/2004 to 06/11/2011

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So very sorry for the loss of your very handsome travelling companion.

Remember all the good times ...

 

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What a handsome, happy boy. I'm so very sorry he had to leave. Endless walks on the beach now, Joey....

 

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Oh Patty, no. Your sweet and best traveling buddy boy. That smile! I am so terribly sorry for your loss. Your tribute is beautiful. :grouphug

 

Safe travels Joey. Please let your folks know that you are ok.

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I am so sorry :( :( he'll be waiting at the beach at the bridge for you :cry1:grouphug

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What a handsome, sweet guy. I'm so sorry that he had to leave.

 

Run-free, Joey. :f_red

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Such a sweet handsome boy, I'm so sorry for your loss.

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What a great life he had with you, right up until you had to say goodbye. I'm so sorry you lost your precious Joey.

And how cute he was!

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I'm so sorry for your loss.

 

Godspeed, good boy.

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Thank you for all the kind words about my Joey. I wanted to share one more photo of him to show how much he loved the beach. People would laugh because he would just lay in the water and let the waves hit him. This picture shows his wild moves in the water. He was definitely a beach boy!

 

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Patty,

Mom to Jaxson 5/12/2017

Forever in my heart: Joey 11/01/2007 to 12/06/2018, Scout 11/19/2005 to 07/15/15 and Jack 01/03/2004 to 06/11/2011

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