Gone But Not Forgotten



 John, it is with the greatest of sadness that my beloved, beautiful, strong, gentle special girlie Lily passed away in my arms on Tuesday. I am devastated, and crushed. She was my absolute world and my best friend. Such a beautiful gentle special girl, it is so unfair. She had cancer tumours the worst of which were on her colon and it was this that she succombed to a month after diagnosis. I cannot believe she is gone I just can't.

I wanted to write to let you know - I had the honour to love and look after her for this past nearly 3 years and it was truly an honour John. I remember seeing her for the first time at the Vets and I knew, she had a love of life and a wonderful outlook. I don't know what to say or do at the moment - I cannot even go out for a walk it is so so painful.




Over eight years ago we adopted Candy who became ‘Red Alert’ or just ‘red’ from you. She was a very nervous little dog who took her courage from our 6 year old Cocker, Harvey.

In November we had to say goodbye to Harvey at the grand age of 15. It was sad, but expected. We were all a little lost. Red had adjusted well with lots of fuss and walks to encourage her to make new doggy friends so we were considering a companion for her, but she was diagnosed with Chronic Hepatitus. This was a sudden shock, and after much discussion in the family, we decided that we would not let the end of her life be filled with stressful medications and treatments as she was nearly 11. We did what we thought, and John the vet agreed, was the kindest thing.

Kind Regards

Rachel and Linda



Miley had to be put to sleep yesterday. She was only 5 and a half, and came to me on 14th December 2016. She was my life from then on until 14th December 2020. 4 beautiful years, a very loving dog who love me as much as I loved her.

She went off of her food for a couple of days, went to vets and then specialist vet hospital where she had MRI, CT SCAN and Lumber puncture to find she had a tumour wrapped around her spinal cord. I could not put her through major op for it just to grow again or fail anyway that I gave her anything she wanted and intense palliative care with full pain relief but had to let her go. Heartbreaking, we were soulmates.

Thank you for these 4 years with Miley my beautiful Springer, I love them, they are beautiful little people.

All the best, keep safe

Anne Ringer in Memory of Miley



Hi, I rehomed a gorgeous spaniel from you, Poppy, back in 2011, she was an amazing dog, and gave me so much happiness. 

Unfortunately she had to be put to sleep last week, she went for a routine heart scan as she was on vetmedin for a minor heart issue, but unfortunately they found a tumour :(
She has been my companion for the last 9.5 years and life is definitely much emptier without her.  I've attached a few photos of her over the years, she was a gorgeous dog.



Dear Di,

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Chewie died a month ago today. We are absolutely devastated.

Chewie was the most adorable and loving boy who lived life to the full. Everyone who met him loved him and he was always ready for a cuddle. The grand-children adored him and he always made sure that he was on one of their laps, or was snuggled up next to the youngest if he was asleep. Our SOS Breton/Brittany rescue misses him, as Chewie was the guard-dog and Luna supported him in chasing next door's cat, barking at the neighbour's goat and playing football with the resident hedgehog. He was also the time-keeper re dinnertime and circled the island in the kitchen to alert us all. He was so funny.

When we re-homed Chewie we were not sure whether we wanted a third dog, but he worked his charm on us at the kennels and we fell under his spell very quickly. We had never had a Cocker Spaniel before but they make a fabulous family dog and we adore the breed. There'll always be a space in our heart for a little, black Cocker.

We wish you well with CAESSR and thank you for bringing the beautiful Chewie into our lives.

Best wishes,
Jane and Mike

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