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after losing our Zeke on 7/20 and then Larry on 8/2, we found ourselves ready to open up our hearts to another greyhound this past Friday.  Please let me introduce Rick (r/n Rick Roufus) :)  he turned 4 on 6/30 and had 127 races over 2.5 years!  Quite the athlete. :)  He is very sweet, TINY (67#?), SUPER smart, highly food motivated (which after battling to get Zeke to eat for over 3 years, this is truly a good thing! but working on the counter surfing :lol ) and is a descendant of both Gable Dodge (which Anubis [Rj's Saint Nick] and Larry [PTL Laroach] shared and also Brett Lee (which was Larry's grandpa) :) (LOVE the GD pups! - just look at those EARSIES!!!).

since he's fresh off the track (4 of our angels were bounces so in a house before coming here and Anubis was fostered first) we are learning together to do things like scary STAIRS, and noises that are scary but he is so smart he is doing great :)

so without further ado, Mr. Rick!!!!! :wub: :kiss2 :kiss2 large.20201116_153708_resized.jpg.0dd076f9ba1bb5e7838b12007c2cb3dc.jpglarge.20201114_092948_resized.jpg.7b1ebf38c533d114b02961fed60f6f3e.jpglarge.20201115_131835_resized.jpg.318f1f3deb447215f495618acf456d78.jpglarge.20201114_092858_resized.jpg.4c5ff017bc4a53b7ac1163ee1b924945.jpglarge.20201116_153708_resized.jpg.0dd076f9ba1bb5e7838b12007c2cb3dc.jpg

Kim and Bruce - missing my sweet greyhound Angels Rainey (LG's Rainey 10/4/2000 - 3/8/2011), Anubis (RJ's Saint Nick 12/25/2001 - 9/12/12) and Zeke (Hey Who Whiz It 4/6/2009 - 7/20/2020) and Larry (PTL Laroach 2/24/2007 - 8/2/2020) -- and Chester (8/31/1990 - 5/3/2005), Captain (10/12/1992 - 6/13/2005) and Remy (?/?/1998 - 1/6/2005) at the bridge
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." -- Ernest Hemmingway

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What lovely news! Wishing you all many happy years together! :yay

Clare with Tiger (Snapper Gar, b. 18/05/2015), and remembering Ken (Boomtown Ken, 01/05/2011-21/02/2020) and Doc (Barefoot Doctor, 20/08/2001-15/04/2015).

"It is also to be noted of every species, that the handsomest of each move best ... and beasts of the most elegant form, always excel in speed; of this, the horse and greyhound are beautiful examples."----Wiliam Hogarth, The Analysis of Beauty, 1753.

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Oh, what a happy post to see :yay Congratulations! Enjoy getting to know each other. Welcome home handsome Rick!

Old Dogs are the Best Dogs. :heartThank you, campers. Current enrollees: Aiden. Punkin. Annie. Miss M.

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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Congratulations to all!

Rick has great ears. :) 

Standard Poodle Daisy (12/13); Greys Hildy (Braska Hildy 7/10), Ivy (Jax Isis 10/07), Toodles (BL Toodles 7/09), Opal (Jax Opal 7/08)
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)

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Congrats to you and Rick. I see he is getting on just fine!

Mom to Ranger (PB's Long Ranger), Esso (Kiowa Stay Over) and Cookie the rattie mix

Missing Kahn (Gil's Khan) 10-29-03 - 11-7-16  Belle (Regall Belooow) 8-9-07 - 3-12-17  Star (Greyt Star) 1-19-07 - 3-13-2020  Pitch (Emerald Pitch) 4-1-08 - 6-3-2020

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Congratulations!!!!!

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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Congratulations to all

Jan with precious pups Katie Crazykatiebug, 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; and Brooke Glo's Destroyer 7/09/06-21/06/16. 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 heal and 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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