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02-14-2020 06:49 PM
eegreen Iím so sorry that I missed this. Iím very sorry about Coco. Run free.
02-14-2020 05:44 PM
Coco Loco
Originally Posted by LadyDi View Post
Your a good Mama Coco Loco !
And always under watch !
Thinking of you today.
Thanks LadyDi! I am lucky that Coco has such a big presence here still.

I am also lucky to have this sweet boy in my life now.

My life has been so blessed with these 2 in it. As I type this sweet Sugar has his head in my lap. I know I am a lucky lady.
02-14-2020 05:32 PM
LadyDi Your a good Mama Coco Loco !
And always under watch !
Thinking of you today.
02-14-2020 05:28 PM
Coco Loco Today I am missing my girl more than usual. I have been getting better but I had a big trigger today.

Friends came over that used to bring Coco white powdered donuts every New years eve. Coco loved those little donuts. In fact she had a ton of them on her last day while waiting for the vet to come over. Her mouth and snout was covered in white powder while I held and kissed her over the bridge.

We have not had those donuts in this house since then until today. As they were leaving they pulled out a small box of those donuts and said they felt the need to bring them. I gave Sugar one when they left. He didn't know what to do with it at first. He eventually ate it.

I bawled my eyes out and then Sugar and I both ate a donut for our old lovey. I kissed his Sugary face and thanked Coco for the wonderful memories.

Mama loves you always my girl.
12-22-2019 09:04 AM
Lannie Yes, we need to hear from Sugar!

You can teach him to smile, you know. I taught Ninja to smile and he'd do it any time he thought he was in trouble. When I'd come home from work and he met me at the door, smiling, I knew he'd done something wrong. Sometimes I never found it, so I think he was just THINKING about doing something wrong. In any case, he always told on himself, LOL!

If you want to teach him, I'll tell you how I did it. I'd pull his lips up and say "SMILE!" and then give him a treat. He was confused at first, but one day the light bulb went off over his head and the brain cells fired in unison, and he got it. After that, if I said "Smile!" (or if he did anything wrong) he'd smile, nice and big. Used to scare the crap out of visitors. If he thought they were afraid of him or didn't like him, he'd get right in their face and smile, hoping to get a treat, or at least a "good boy."

I didn't teach any of my others to smile just because of how frightened it made some people who didn't know him, so there is that to consider. But it's an easy trick, and I'm sure Sugar would get it.
12-22-2019 08:38 AM
ECIN Where does time go ? Yet with the lose of a Doberman - It still feels like yesterday

BTW Coco - I haven't heard any stories from Sugar He will perk us all up
12-22-2019 07:21 AM
Coco Loco
Originally Posted by VZ-Doberman View Post
I understand your pain and sadness... Time does not heal all wounds. I don't think the pain ever really goes away, you just get used to it.
VZ I want to give you my condolences on your beautiful boy. They take a big piece of our heart when they leave but how truly blessed we were to have them.
12-22-2019 01:10 AM
melbrod Those bittersweet memories....they hurt, but also make you smile.
12-22-2019 12:24 AM
4x4bike ped Dear Coco...

Alav Hashalom

John Lichtwardt
Portland OR
12-21-2019 11:57 PM
VZ-Doberman I understand your pain and sadness... Time does not heal all wounds. I don't think the pain ever really goes away, you just get used to it.
12-21-2019 10:37 PM
Coco Loco It's hard to believe my old lovey has been gone a year today.

My heart has been broken for the last year my girl. I think of you everyday and miss you. Sugar has definitely helped me. If I didnt have him I can't imagine how I would be. He has definitely kept me busy but he has not replaced you. He was brought to our family to honour you my girl and help heal our hearts which he has been doing in his own sweet way.

I found some old pics on my phone the other day that brought a smile to my face because I hadn't seen them in a long time.

The look of love.

The hand me down coat!

It fits Sugar now.

I miss that smile. I had hoped Sugar would be a smiler but he is not.

Remember that mama loves you always my girl.
11-05-2019 11:22 PM
melbrod That's a neat idea!
11-05-2019 10:17 PM
Coco Loco Well tonight is my night to revive all the old threads I guess. I miss both of my old gals a lot still. Coco and Tiki the dynamic duo.

I saw this idea on Instagram. You plant flowers in your pet's dish that have gone to the bridge. The irony is that once Tiki joined our family she ate all of my plants and flowers so I haven't had any in many, many years. Tiki particularly liked spiky ones so i bought her an aloe plant since she ate mine a long time ago. My neighbor gave me the flowering succulent after Coco left us and somehow i was able to keep Tiki from eating it. It just budded a small flower again.

I use Cocos dishes for Sugar but Tikis dishes are perfect for the old gals. I just need to get some soil.

Together always my girls.
04-30-2019 09:49 PM
There just are no words

There just are no words. Only time can heal the pain. Remember the good, you were both lucky to have shared the time together.
04-16-2019 08:56 AM
LadyDi Peace be with you today
04-16-2019 08:45 AM
MeadowCat Thinking of you. The anniversaries are hard.
04-16-2019 08:10 AM
Tonjatjmom I’m so sorry for your loss..
04-16-2019 07:36 AM
Coco Loco Today is a tough day. Coco would have turned 10. It's her first birthday that she is not here and I am sad.

Thanks my girl for all the lessons you taught me. If dada hadn't insisted on you joining our family I would have missed out on so much. I am grateful for the time we spent together and the wonderful memories we made. I would never have found the pond and the heron without you because I would have never gone down there.

Please give Sugar some guidance. He needs some help because he's a baby and has lots to learn. I see some of you in him especially the way he stops what he's doing to come over for a kiss and a cuddle. Sometimes I see your dark brown eyes twinkle in his and it is bittersweet but eventually it will be more sweet than bitter my girl.

Thank you Coco for helping me learn to get it right this time. I did this to honour you. You were my best mistake I ever made and I enjoyed every moment we had together.

Enjoy your day my girl and remember that mama loves you always.
01-30-2019 02:38 PM
Fitzmar Dobermans So sorry for your loss - thank you for doing the right thing for her and not letting her suffer unnecessarily. Hugs to you.
01-29-2019 06:04 PM
Coco Loco I'm missing this old gal tonight. Tiki is too. She walks around the house looking for Coco howling. Tiki checks out her beds and looks at me. Eventually we will all feel a little better. We just heard her jump off the bed upstairs and Tiki ran up the stairs to find her.

ETA.. I was trying to upload a pic but it won't work of course

ETA ..and right when I gave up it worked lol

01-17-2019 08:51 PM
Coco Loco The old gal arrived back home last week. I feel more at peace with her back here. Coco will always have a place in our home and especially our hearts. We hear her around the house and it is bittersweet to know she is still with us but in a different way.

I hope these pics work because I'm never good at these things. I haven't put all her things away yet because I'm not ready to and if things go well I won't need to.

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Run free my sweet girl and remember that mama loves you always.
12-31-2018 04:30 PM
dax0402 I am so very, very sorry for your loss! RIP and run free sweet Coco! You will be missed!
12-31-2018 03:07 PM
Meldrew79 I'm so sorry for your loss. RIP Coco.
12-31-2018 09:16 AM
ellierose I am so very sorry for your loss.
12-30-2018 02:29 PM
Coco Loco
Originally Posted by spocksdad View Post
Coco Loco- RIP your sweet Dobergirl, Coco.

Your last few months with her were very traumatic.
Thanks for being such a good Dobermom to Coco.

I believe your quote from Coco's 9th Birthday thread post, earlier this year, is apropos:

"We have been so blessed to have you in our life since you were a wee little babe of 8 weeks."
Thank you so much spocksdad for your kind words. I would have done anything for that old lovey and that's what was so hard. This time I couldn't. Except to let her go peacefully and make her pain mine. I wouldn't trade any minute I had with her and would do it all again.
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