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In loving memory of Simba.

– Love from Mom, Dad, Gatsby and Chanel



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In loving memory of Jessie
6/2009 – 5/2022
From day one you melted our hearts. Thank God for blessing us, through GRREAT, with our sweet Jessie girl. You brought so much love and joy into our lives. Treasuring the precious memories – Chris, Dave, Ethan, and Eli Fields

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Stevie 08-208

In loving memory of Jessie and Dan’s beloved Stevie.
   – Love from Sarah, Harry, the GRREAT Gatsby (12-044), Simba (20-001), and Chanel No. 5 (22-025)

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Jackson 22-002

In loving memory of Barbara Boyd’s beloved Jackson.
   – Love from Sarah, Harry, the GRREAT Gatsby (12-044), Simba (20-001), and Chanel No. 5 (22-025)

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Henry 12-012

Henry (12-012) loved to model for photographs, especially when there were treats involved. Besides being a model, he was a newspaper delivery person, a garden companion, an exercise buddy, a sous chef, a good luck charm for students, and a million other things. Mostly, however, he brought joy and happiness to our house and to everyone he met.

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We will always be grateful to GRREAT for picking him up at the South Carolina shelter where he had been left, and to Cathy Rodgers and her family, his foster parents, for choosing us to be his forever home and enabling us to spend ten wonderful years with our best friend.

-Barbara Jacksier and Ev Chasen


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Kelly 13-011

Just two months after celebrating Kelly’s (13-011) 14th birthday, he succumbed to the cancer he had been fighting. Ten years before he bounded into our lives as a bit of a wild child but quickly grew to be a typical, loving Golden even though his red-headed stubbornness could surface now and again. He loved his hikes and adventures but his favorite times were his daily walks to downtown where shops and cafes kept treats for him and he always accepted loving from anyone with a free hand. 
He will be sorely missed but always be in our fondest memories from racing with abandon around the farm, barking excitedly at any park entrance or trailhead, avoiding the waves at the ocean, catching and slobbering a squirrel, making snow angels, to just head-on-the-lap hanging with his humans. If there are cars in heaven, he’s got his nose out the window soaking up the breeze. 
Run free our best boy and remember how much you were loved.
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Zoey 17-011

For My Baby and Carl’s Best Friend, Zoey
Amber (07-061) sent you to “rescue us” in 2017 and since then you have brought us love, laughter, and yes, tears.
Wait for us as you always did – we’ll be along in time!
We miss you every day……………

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Jake 13-099

My once – in-a- lifetime Companion. Huge in all ways – size, heart, intelligence, love. Thank you for sharing your life with me.

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Wilson was the dog of a lifetime. He was a very good boy and loved people, parks, and bananas. He was an athletic dog and enjoyed doing tricks together and swimming in the grass. He had a patient, gentle, and very peaceful soul. He was a stoic dog. Wilson was a special guy and will be deeply missed. He will always be in our hearts.


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Duke Wiseman

Happy birthday Duke. You are so missed. You hold the most special spot in my heart. I miss your hair everywhere and you nudging me to pet you. I miss your unconditional love and stubbornness. I’ll never look at a tennis ball and not think of you. I would do anything to give you one more hug and kiss. There will never be another like you. I love you my pooka bear 💙 9/15/2007-2/20/2021


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