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jake the golden retriever poem

Discussion in 'Woof Memorial Critter's Corner' started by sgmtino, May 19, 2006.

  1. sgmtino

    sgmtino

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    > Born to Serve Bred to hunt as with many of us,
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    > What we are bred to do is not always what we are best at.
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    >This is the story of a special Golden Retriever who was also a dear family
    >member.
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    > Born in Kentucky bred to retrieve such a special dog, you could not
    >believe.
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    > Upon the trials of his first days, such a great champion in so many ways.
    >
    > To fetch and retrieve a stick or a ball, this young pup could out do them
    >all.
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    >Agile and smart quick to his feet, it surely did seem this pup could not be
    >beat.
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    > So off to a hunt he and his owners did go, here in the competition his
    >weakness did show.
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    >So odd it did seem that his owners not know, that into the water this pup
    >would not go.
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    > They thought that this problem they could train through,
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    >then they found his fear of guns too.
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    > So they made the decision to let the dog go, quickly and quietly after
    >the show.
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    > So a hunter it seemed this dog would not be, but a champion he is to my
    >family and me.
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    > He came to our home and we gave him a name, from that day forward we were
    >never the same.
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    > He lay at our feet and played in the yard, while he was young this was
    >not at all hard.
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    > As he grew older, by our side at all times, simply a touch and he was
    >just fine.
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    > As the end grew near and he could no longer walk, his tail would still
    >wag when he heard us talk.
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    > When we knew it was time for him to go, we all gathered round and the
    >tears they did flow.
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    > When the needle went in that ended his life, he raised his head as if to
    >thank us for ending his strife.
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    > IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DOG
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    > JAKE
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    >Dec. 8, 1990 - July 23, 2002
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  2. ATL Peach Girl

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