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Old 01-23-2019, 07:46 PM   #1
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My dog is my best friend and I'm about to lose her and and all of the emotions I'm feeling are really hard I don't know how I'm going to get through this and sit by her side but she's struggling but I don't know how I'm going to have the courage the day comes and I have to make that decision I'm having a really rough day really rough time. She's my best friend and she's by my side do some of my darkest moments in my brightest days she's listening to me I can talk to her I know that sounds crazy but I have a lot of conversations with her they've all been pretty much one-sided but once in a while she does trying you know speak up haha when she's gone I'm going to be lost I'm going to be alone I don't have many friends and my heart is aching cuz I don't know what to do
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I'm sorry you are facing this difficult prospect. My wife & I have always had dogs & so we've been through this more than once. Here are links to 5 articles, from PC's archives, that address the loss of a beloved pet:

Grieving the Loss of a Pet

Grieving a Pet is Real | Strategies to Live and Thrive

When Pets Die- Human Hearts Break | Healing Together for Couples

15 Myths About Pet Loss

What My Dog Taught Me about Grief and Loss

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there is no reason for your angst, is there? please don't fear what can not be in our power to change. please try to embrace your love for your fellow friend and be there when she needs you. she will remember your courage and your bravery and she will always reflect what is in your heart, until her last days, even then she will live on within you. don't fear to speak up for her when she needs you. don't fear to speak up for yourself. your courage and bravery will shine. I am sorry for you loosing your friend
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My dog is my best friend and I'm about to lose her and and all of the emotions I'm feeling are really hard I don't know how I'm going to get through this and sit by her side but she's struggling but I don't know how I'm going to have the courage the day comes and I have to make that decision I'm having a really rough day really rough time. She's my best friend and she's by my side do some of my darkest moments in my brightest days she's listening to me I can talk to her I know that sounds crazy but I have a lot of conversations with her they've all been pretty much one-sided but once in a while she does trying you know speak up haha when she's gone I'm going to be lost I'm going to be alone I don't have many friends and my heart is aching cuz I don't know what to do
My deepest sympathy, sweetheart. Life is often cruel. We’re all with you in spirit. 😪
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I am so sorry that you have to go through this. Be strong.
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I'm so sorry - I can imagine how you must be feeling, because my dog is also my other half and I don't know what I'll do the day he passes on.

You need to just keep reminding yourself that they will tell you when the time is right. They don't want to be in constant physical pain, which comes with old age, and you making the decision to let them go of their misery is the bravest, yet kindest thing you can ever do. It is very self-less, as it is painful for you, yet setting her free.

Allow yourself the time to grieve when the time comes. I have a few animals in my life, and I would try distract myself by giving my time, energy and love to them, which is exactly what your beloved pet will want you to do....
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I'm so sorry to hear about your dog.

how long do you think she has left?. what kind of dog is she?

when I was a kid, I had a yorkshire terrier called roxy. I can still remember the day I found out she died... she'd gone to the vet for a checkup, and in short the vet rang to say she would be too weak to come back

devistating, for not only me but also my sister who adored that dog
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I understand how you feel. I've lost a few pets in my life, including one that helped me through my worst years of my illness. Losing anyone you love is hard as hell, but that's the way it is, unfortunately. Know that your lost loved ones will be with you forever.

Do take the time you need to grieve.
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I'm so sorry to hear about your dog.



how long do you think she has left?. what kind of dog is she?



when I was a kid, I had a yorkshire terrier called roxy. I can still remember the day I found out she died... she'd gone to the vet for a checkup, and in short the vet rang to say she would be too weak to come back



devistating, for not only me but also my sister who adored that dog
She's a Chihuahua and terrier mix, we're not sure how long she has left she's got a lot of blood in her stool and she starting to be in a lot of pain so what time is coming soon because I don't want her to suffer.
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