Our life is a lil' empty as of late as we said goodbye to one of our families nearest and dearest-
This fella, Duke, was the most loyal companion. He has been a part of our lives since the beginning
Everyone of us adored his companionship (especially his sister Dakota) She misses him so very much!!
We traveled with him, planned our lives around him (in part), and just loved on him more then a family can love their pet. If you were to look up the meaning of 'Man's Best Friend' in the dictionary, no doubt you would see this
My hub, David and his dog, Duke were inseparable!! Those of you that know our family well can truly attest to that. In fact, for the past 4+ months David and I haven't even slept in the same bed as he stayed downstairs with Dukie, took him out 2-3 times in the middle of the night, and often times would just lay down next to him wherever he was. We knew this time was coming but nothing can prepare you for having to say goodbye to someone who has been an integral part of your family for the past 11 years. Our hearts are aching yet we are rejoicing; rejoicing that Duke has a new set of legs that allow him to run without pain, rejoicing that he is with our heavenly Father in heaven, and rejoicing in the marvelous grace that Christ Jesus is surrounding our family in and this time of hurt and sorrow. We miss you buddy....We look forward to being reunited with you someday in heaven. Goodbye Duke, Love you!