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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care


by Dwayne Carrick
(Lexington, N.C. U.S.A)

I just lost my best friend I ever had my 2 1/2 yr old Aussie, Bo. He was fine at 12:30 and at 4:00 he was dead. He went to work with me every day and was a huge help with my horses. I never knew you could get so attached to an animal but burring Bo was as hard as burring my dad. He was so well loved in my small town. He had all his shots, was on Heartguard, everything to keep him healthy he got.

I have a little girl Aussie now to help with the pain but she will never be my Bo. She is wonderful and I love her to death and pray that she is half the Aussie Bo was. God needed a great herding dog in heaven is all I know and one day I will see him again. Love you Bo

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Oct 04, 2010
so sorry for your loss
by: Wilda

I'm so sorry about your Bo. I lost my little guy a few weeks ago, due to epilepsy, he was only 5. We loved him dearly. I know exactly how you feel. Did you have an autopsy done to find out the cause? It sounds terrible, but not knowing what happened or why, can be haunting... still I'm glad you have your little girl. I'm in the process of getting another Ausssie, this time a Toy(my Luke had been a standard) for 2 reasons, in hopes that he won't suffer from the disease my Lukey suffered from, and also because we have a 2 year old Chihuahua that hasn't been the same since his buddy was taken, and needs a little playmate. We do have another medium size dog, but she's 14 , so... I really do understand your pain, we still cry when we talk about our Luke, and see his picture. there's just nothing like an Aussie.
I pray healing over your loss, and pain.

Oct 05, 2010
Aussie angel
by: Ronelle Orman

I'm so very sorry for your loss,of your aussie Bo.I would be crazy not knowing what happened to him.But i do know the pain...I also lossed my aussie Splatter last Oct 19 2009 he was ill since i got him.Seziures and they just got worse as he got older,he was just 2.He will be gone a year the 19 and i still cry and miss his so much.We do bond so much with them and it's like your heart get ripped out, when something happens to them.I don't think we ever get over there loss.I hope you can find peace and know that you are in are thoughts.{{{{{{{{{BO}}}}}}}}.And remember the good time with your boy Bo.xxxx♥

Aug 12, 2011

I can relate to you and Bo. I lost my Sparky, Aussie nearly three years ago and still dream of him and crying for him to "come back"...drives me crazy. Had never been so tied to a dog and I have had so many. No, we never get over this hurt. I pray that God does have these precious ones waiting for us on the other side, heaven. I have another Aussie now and love love love him, but we love them all in different ways. Shortly after, I lost my Harkey boy, almost a year to the day. He was a mutt, but loved him soo much. Can't help it. the pain never goes away, but I look forward to seeing them again. Hang in, all of us, right?

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