Wow ...Brandy was a beautiful girl. Her coat was so luxurious & rich ...& what a gorgeous face. I'm so sorry you lost her, but you had so many wonderful years together, & all those fabulous memories will always keep her alive in your heart. She will always walk beside you, even though you can no longer see her there. A new baby will never replace her in your heart, but it will help to heal your pain. Will you get another girl? Or are you thinking of getting a boy? You will have fun thinking up a name for your new baby. Would love to follow your progress.
She was an amazing dog. Never left the yard so we didn't need to put a leash on her. She would always be at the front door everytime I came home. She was my childhood. Im 27 now, so ever since I was 10, she was by my side. My parents got her from a local newspaper ad from a breeder as a Christmas present. When she passed, I told myself I would never get a dog again because it was too painful. I wish they lived longer. After all this time, I've mourned and slowly started going back to dog parks and looking at dogs with a smile. I knew I was ready when I watched videos of my girl and looked at pictures without crying anymore. I know the next puppy in my life won't be Brandy at all but I have come to realize I do want Goldens in my life. I dog sat my neighbor's 6 yr old male golden and he is completely different than Brandy but still brought me joy! I'm thinking about getting a boy instead of a girl this time. I will definitley keep everyone up to day on my progress!
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I'm sorry you lost your Brandy--she was beautiful, and how wonderful to have her for so many years.
Good luck in your search for your new puppy. This is a great place to get information.
Thank you for the welcome. I am in the process of getting a nice shadow box made of some of her old toys, collar and leash with pictures to always remember her. After all she was my first experience with a dog and she was the best!
I'm already reading up a lot about breeders and what to look for. I just hope people don't mind me asking silly questions because it's been awhile since I've had a puppy!
What a beautiful red girl. I'm partial to the reds myself and she looks very sweet. I'm sorry for your loss. We lost one of ours in February and I can tell you I still have a hard time with it. Thanks for sharing your sweet girl with us.
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss as well. Brandy had the strongest heart, her hips just gave out and she couldn't go up the stairs anymore or go to the bathroom on her own. We had the vet come to our house and she went peacefully. I do catch myself looking in familiar spots in the house of where she use to lay sometimes but instead of getting sad - I smile thinking of the good times only. For the first few months after she passed I had very strong vivid dreams of her and I playing when she was in her 'teenage' years. Made me think that's how she is now playing with her ball!