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Our "First Born", Josh...

Crossed over the Rainbow Bridge last Friday (2/3/17). One of the worst days of our lives. He died here at home. It wasn't unexpected, but we still didn't expect it to happen that day. To be exact, we had just picked up one of his prescriptions that morning.

This is the tribute to him, in "his own words".

Letter from Josh ? July 5, 2004 ? February 3, 2017 ? TK's Golden Retriever Blog
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So sorry for your loss. Nice tribute.

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My heart felt sympathy for the passing of Josh and all his loved ones. You are not alone here, you gave Josh a great life.

Godspeed Josh

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I am so sorry for your loss... it never gets easy to lose one of our "kids", but I feel like the "first born" is such a different loss. Josh was beautiful!

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I am so sorry for your loss of Josh. It is hard when they leave us. Your tribute to him was beautiful and he was a gorgeous boy.

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Im sorry for your loss...what an awesome boy!!! I feel your pain, lost 2 goldens in 6 mos. was very very hard....Run free lil buddy, hope you find all the other goldens that touched our hearts as you seem to have....again, so so sorry..

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I'm very sorry for your loss. Josh was gorgeous and I love the letter he "wrote" - his personality shines through.

Wishing you comfort.

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We are never blessed to have them long enough...I am so, so sorry for the loss of your precious "First Born" Josh.

Your tribute to Josh, was beyond eloquent, filled with so much love and heart...it left me with many tears.

They take a piece of hearts with them when they leave us on this realm, only to return it to us when we meet again. Until that time, hold your love and memories close while he watches over you and until Josh returns that piece of your heart back to you...love is eternal.

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Beautiful tribute. It was hard to read through my tears. I am so sorry for your loss.

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I'm so sorry for your loss, what a wonderful tribute in your "Letter from Josh". Sigh, they leave such memories and I hope that those wonderful thoughts will give you comfort....

I like this line ...
" I stamped my paw print in the lives of many, left their lives knowing they were better for having known me... "

Rest easy Josh...


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