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It is with a heavy heart that I post this blog to let you know that we had to let Fred go this afternoon. Even after 24 hrs of intensive nursing with physio Freds rear left leg remained paralysised, he was unable to stand unaided or walk, so we took the heart braking decision to let him go and suffer no more. We will miss his carefree attitude and love of pinching food that was any where near his reach!! We have only owned him for 6 years but they where filled with great memories to treasure for ever.

Picture is of Fred on christmas morning having just opened a edible present, it was always such a joy to watch him open his presents himself.

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Comment by Esther Siegrist on January 26, 2010 at 1:22pm
I'm so sorry for your lost, Anne. Thinking of you !
Comment by McBIRDY - Jean DUHANT on January 26, 2010 at 1:25pm
Oh no.....such a stupid accident ! and then.....!!
We are with you in this painful moment !! Loosing a good friend is so terrible !!
And Charlie ? ok ! it's not his fault ! only dogs games with some misfortune !
Take care of you !
Comment by lyn hathaway on January 26, 2010 at 1:50pm
oh anne im so very very sorry about your loss.he looks such a strong boy on the picture above .such a tradegy hope charlie is ok hell miss the poor fella
hope you and your oh are coping ok
regards lyn
Comment by Dawn Riddell on January 26, 2010 at 1:53pm
I'm so sorry to hear this awful news. It's hard to know just what to say, such a freak accident that has taken him from you so suddenly. It must be an awful shock. No words can help, this pain you're feeling must run it's course.

Big ((((hugs)))) from me.
Comment by Linda Baldry on January 26, 2010 at 2:21pm
You made a brave decision, and to save further suffering, the right one.........never easy............thinking of you at this sad time, regards Linda.
Comment by mrs dee farndell on January 26, 2010 at 2:35pm
I was right there with you in my thoughts of Fred at 4pm this afternoon,it is never easy but sometimes you just have to love them enough to let them go. God bless you Fred now re-united with Lola
Our thoughts are with you you know where we are. Charlie can always come and play here in our fields with our gang. Take Care Love Dee and Malcxx
Comment by Dee Rance on January 26, 2010 at 3:50pm
How dreadful for you, how sad, it is the hardest decision that we can make, I know all of us on this site feel so sorry for you and your family.
Comment by Jo Ottinger on January 26, 2010 at 4:07pm
So sorry to hear your loss, thinking of you,
Comment by sammi pease on January 26, 2010 at 5:00pm
So very sad for you to lose your dear boy so suddenly... deepest sympathies...
Comment by Hilary Crosswell on January 26, 2010 at 6:33pm
I am so sorry for you, have been there a few times myself and it never gets any easier. Be happy in the knowledge that he has gone over the "rainbow bridge" where there is no suffering or pain. :o(


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