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#342489 - 11/15/16 08:39 AM Memories of Skye
PositiveDog Offline
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Those of you on Facebook know how memories of past posts pop up from time to time.

Today, the memory was a challenge (from my sister's dog Vision.) She sent a number and I had to list that # of things about Skye.

The list made me smile, so I thought I'd copy it here. Has it really been 10 months? It seems like both yesterday and forever.

Skye in 14 steps -
1 I was born in an Amish puppy mill in southern Ohio.

2 My next stop was a kill shelter in Cincinnati where I was pulled by a rescue group.

3 When I was 4 months old I was spayed (whatever that means) and I was also adopted. Yay!

4 I love toys, don't tear them up and still have the first one my mom gave me - a baby kong.

5 I miss Solo and my Sophie who taught me to play nice and ring potty bells.

6 When I was less than a year old, I became an obedience demo dog and learned patience.

7 My picture and baby bio is on a Blue's Buddy trading card so a lot of people found my trading card in bags of Blue Buffalo dog food.

8 My cousin Mya bit my nose and made it bleed (we were both trying to catch a ball at the same time.)

9 I am a kind dog, so I forgave my cousin Mya.

10 I have a degenerative eye disease, pannus, and other eye problems so I don't see as good as used to.

11 I love my 'brother' Buddy but I don't understand why he does not play with toys.

12 I really, really love my cat Sam and we play together every day.

13 I eat because I have to, but I am not much of a foodie.

14 I am 10 years old and my mom loves me best! (Don't tell Buddy or Sam because they think she loves them best.)

And a picture from Skye about the same time, 10 years old.


With approval of my friends:

SamCat, 03/2011

Seiko, Solo, Sophie, Skye and Buddy - bridge dogs who taught me so much

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#342490 - 11/15/16 10:35 AM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: PositiveDog]
Mary Jane Offline
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....the years are not lost.....

thanks Bonnie for your Skye memories that trigger some of mine own.


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#342491 - 11/15/16 11:49 AM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: Mary Jane]
Woodreb Offline
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And some of mine as well. hugging

Caleb (aka Caleb-Moose)
Ciara(aka Ciara Belle, Black Devil)

RIP Aodhán, Rica, Max, Kelly - gone but never forgotten - forever in my heart

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#342492 - 11/16/16 05:44 AM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: Woodreb]
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Bless. That lovely.flowerbasket
Anita & 10yr old Yukon

R.I.P Amber & Cisco:
"Goodbye may seem forever
Farewell is like the end
But in my heart's a memory
And there you'll always be."

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#342493 - 11/16/16 11:18 AM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: Wolfie]
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beautiful hugging
Suki May 31/08
Diva Dec 4/09

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#342496 - 11/16/16 06:03 PM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: Sylv]
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So poetic and reminiscent of all the wonderful years the two of you spent together. Dear sweet Skye. gsdhalo
Sean - 1998/2014
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart I'll stay there forever.
Carleton DOB unknown
Neely - 2003/2015
Gizmo -2008/2011
Neeko -1991/2005

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#342500 - 11/17/16 05:17 PM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: SeanRescueMom]
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That is just so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Proud Mom to Eli and Kodiak
and never to be forgotten, Shiloh and Shoshi
Every dog deserves to have a human that thinks its the greatest dog that ever lived!

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#342570 - 11/28/16 12:11 AM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: Shilohsmom]
Karin Offline
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Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 906
Loc: San Jose, California
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Thank you for sharing this. Skye was such a special girl. I love the photos of her and the poem. It exactly captures my feelings about my senior girl, Heidi.
Karin and Dave

Heidi, 12-year-old GSD
Adopted on 10/14/07 from: German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California (

Sheba, GSD/Malamute angel

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#342578 - 11/28/16 07:56 AM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: Karin]
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Love this!

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Lucky, Wolf, Max, Kayos - gone not forgotten. gsdhalo

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#342903 - 12/30/16 10:56 PM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: Kayos]
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bloomrose wub
MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
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#342986 - 01/06/17 05:14 PM Re: Memories of Skye [Re: MaxaLisa]
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Out of this world. Awesome

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