My Dog has supported me for last 16 months whilst going through breast cancer!

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Today had to put my loving kind dog to sleep through being poorly. He has been my soul mate for 14yrs since I adopted him & supported me through last 16 months whilst going through breast cancer treatment.

I'm lost without him but know I've got to get through the loss of him. 

It's only day 1 & need to keep going. Going to bed with him tonight not by side is hard, cuddled up but he is at peace now. 

Sorry but grieving & finding it hard without my gorgeous lad. 

  • Hi   I am so very sorry for your loss, I know the pain you are going through right now. You need to give yourself time to adjust to life without your best friend, and this will take time. I hope you can take comfort from knowing that you gave your boy the best life possible, and all the love that you both felt will stay with you forever xx 


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  • Thank you for your kind words. xx

  • I’m so sorry about your loss, I don’t think enough people understand just what a magical bond we can have with our animals.  I’m very much a dog person and we lost our beautiful girl in October - I still miss her terribly and talk to her all the time.

    I found it helped a bit when I planted a lovely hellebore in the garden with a metal heart on a pole behind it so I can go and have a chat and tell her what’s going on.

    You are right at the beginning of grieving for your lad whilst fighting your own battle, it must be so hard, I hope you’ve got good support around you.

    Take care.  J x

  • Good idea to think of something to remember Pip in garden as still talk to him in house though knowing he's not here. Plant will be good. Thank you. x

  • Oh what a shame. He has been your mainstay, bless him. Struggling not to cry here because I love dogs but don’t have one myself.Look after yourself. He will be with you in spirit