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    It's been two days and it still hurts to say this, but Abbey has passed. She's been ill for a while, and I thought maybe we had it turned around, but liver/gallbladder/appendix issues finally took their toll. I've had many dogs before but Abbey was special to me as you may know, particularly since she's been to many, many crappie camps.

    Here are some pics from those events:



    She never met a member she did not love.








































    This last pic includes her four sons she had. We still have Pepper and Max, who are both helping me get through this. I never thought I'd be so attached to a dog. She's been at my side through a lot of travels over the years. It's been a fun run. Bye Abbey, see you on the big pond in the sky.

    I want to thank Fishervet, and "G" and Billbob for helping me get through her issues over the last few months. Heck, when she first displayed the problems, there was a point I was driving to Louisiana to have Fishervet remove her Gallbladder. Billbob actually flew down to do the trip with me, I bought new tires for the 5th wheel and all! But after Abbey had an Ultrasound, it did not show that it was simply a Gallbladder issue. So our local vet put her on 6 different meds which did seem to help, till this week where it all went down hill.

    These are some of my favorite pics of Abbey.









































    You can see all the weight she lost in the two pics directly above.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Abbey is no longer with us. started by Slab View original post
    Comments 14 Comments
    1. "G"'s Avatar
      "G" -
      Abby was a great dog. I am deeply saddened by this but I am thankful for getting to know her...lots of memories.
    1. SuperDave336's Avatar
      SuperDave336 -
      So sorry to hear of your loss. It’s tough loosing a loved pet. Cherish the memories.
    1. franklin fisher's Avatar
      franklin fisher -
      Sorry for your loss. She certainly was a very special member of your family.
    1. gravelman6's Avatar
      gravelman6 -
      Sorry for your loss of a true friend. She crossed the rainbow bridge for sure.
    1. wicklundrh's Avatar
      wicklundrh -
      She will be missed by all. We have all been blessed with you and Sharron sharing her with all of us.
    1. ET Fish's Avatar
      ET Fish -
      They are truly a part of the family.
    1. pesce's Avatar
      pesce -
      Sorry for your loss, what a wonderful girl. RIP
    1. Billbob's Avatar
      Billbob -
      She will be missed
    1. Fishin' Fool MA's Avatar
      Fishin' Fool MA -
      So sorry for your loss. Pets are a huge part of our families and will always be missed. Keep all the good memories and God Bless.
    1. papasage's Avatar
      papasage -
      sorry for your loss . we sure missed her at our get to gather in April .
    1. Pool13_Jeff's Avatar
      Pool13_Jeff -
      Pam and I extend our deepest sympathies Ed. We first met her at Shelbyville!
    1. hdhntr's Avatar
      hdhntr -
      sorry for you loss Ed. we all know how much she meant to you and your wife. some folks don't get mourning for a pet but they are part of the family and it does hurt. we are going thru issues with our pommi liver and gall bladder when she is all stove up one day and with our good vet's attention and proper medication she has rallied back but can see end times coming and my wife will be devastated as she has had her from pup.

      Glad you have her sons to console you but it still will hurt for a while.
    1. Bigby's Avatar
      Bigby -
      Sorry Slab. Abbey was a great dog and my daughter loved her (pictured above), never will forget several years ago at the Missouri Spring Camp Bill Bob was watching Abbey for you while you went in the restroom in that time Bill Bob let my daughter and her friend walk Abbey.
      As they walked by the restroom you came out and told them that was your dog. lol The girls started yelling stranger danger and ran back to Bill Bob which he told that that Abbey was your dog. lol
      I feel your pain, losing a dog tears me up, you just have to remember she had a great life that other dogs just dream about.
    1. Slab's Avatar
      Slab -
      Quote Originally Posted by Bigby View Post
      Sorry Slab. Abbey was a great dog and my daughter loved her (pictured above), never will forget several years ago at the Missouri Spring Camp Bill Bob was watching Abbey for you while you went in the restroom in that time Bill Bob let my daughter and her friend walk Abbey.
      As they walked by the restroom you came out and told them that was your dog. lol The girls started yelling stranger danger and ran back to Bill Bob which he told that that Abbey was your dog. lol
      I feel your pain, losing a dog tears me up, you just have to remember she had a great life that other dogs just dream about.
      Yep, I remember that story like it was yesterday. The "Stranger Danger" story. And yep, she had a great life, really knew how to work a crowd (for people food!)!!
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