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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.
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> 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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