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#1 Liz P

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 02:57 AM

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#2 Liz P

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 05:25 AM

I'm sorry that she has passed on but grateful that you had each other for a good long time.
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Posted 26 August 2015 - 07:56 AM

I am so very sorry for your loss.  It's never enough time - no matter what.

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 08:38 AM

So sorry she is gone, but she had a very full life with you. I am sure she was very happy with all her 'work'.


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Posted 26 August 2015 - 08:40 AM

Please accept my condolences for your loss.


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Posted 26 August 2015 - 10:34 AM

So sorry to read of your beloved Freya's passing on. Thanks for the pix, she was a beautiful dog.


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Posted 26 August 2015 - 10:50 AM

I'm so sorry, Liz.  It's never easy . . .


IIRC, you'd just gotten puppy Freya when we were both doing agility with Terry Brown when you were an undergrad.  That was a few years ago.  2001, 2002?



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Posted 26 August 2015 - 11:45 AM

So sorry to hear this! She was dearly loved, and as shown by the photos, loving.
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Posted 26 August 2015 - 01:16 PM

Sorry for your loss.  Looks like she had good times while she was here.

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 02:15 PM

I'm so sorry. Run free sweet girl.

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 09:17 PM

Oh Liz, I'm so sorry.
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Posted 27 August 2015 - 03:45 AM

You have a good memory Roxanne.  Yes, Freya was in Terry's puppy agility class in 2001.  Duncan (RIP) and Flyboy (RIP) were in the more advanced classes.  I remember you had that cute little female, Wren in one of them. 


That next summer I went to a sheep dog clinic with Freya.  She did fantastic, I fell in love and next thing I new we were competing in sheep dog trials.  She really did change my life forever.

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 09:30 AM

Ah, shoot.  Dogs just don't live long enough.  And losing them is so hard.  She was just a beautiful, beautiful dog.

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 09:42 AM

Gorgeous...I have a soft spot for a split face. Run free. Many condolences for your loss.

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 06:46 PM

So sorry for your loss, she was truly a beauty.

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 09:59 PM

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.  She was one of the first dogs I noticed when I first began to read the boards.  Such a beauty!

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 10:02 PM

Dear beautiful girl. I know she will be so very missed. I'm sorry for you. Peace.

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Posted 01 September 2015 - 03:38 PM

I am very sorry for your loss.


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