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Tuesday 24 January, 2017

by Dan at 4:28pm in Dogs 7 comments Add your own

We had to say goodbye to our border collie Meg today. She was 16 years and 4 months old, and was our almost constant companion for all that time, whether inside or outside. She was an awesome dog, we'll miss her terribly and she'll always be remembered.

MegMeg x

If you've ever watched any of our videos, or been on a course here, you'll have seen Meg. She was *always* there, making sure we didn't suffer some terrible disaster that only she knew how to prevent. Even going to the toilet was something Meg felt we weren't to be trusted doing alone.

Sadly she had been losing feeling and control in her back-end for a couple of years. Lately she struggled to get up and down the stairs, and had become doubly incontinent. She was almost completely deaf and blind, although she did her daily rounds with Rosemary right to the end.

She had a fantastic life and though it was such a hard decision to call the vet out, it was the right thing to do.

Rest in peace Meg, your watch is over and you can run free.

Comments

Rosemary

Tuesday 24 January, 2017 at 5:51pm

My little wolfy dog x

Elwin

Tuesday 24 January, 2017 at 6:45pm

Fantastic wee dog...... great companion for our 2 boys during our stay...

You'll be missed Meg.....

Joe

Tuesday 24 January, 2017 at 8:16pm

Sorry for your loss. We lost our Aoife last year and still miss her.

Irene

Tuesday 24 January, 2017 at 10:50pm

Such lovely words Dan .......she will be over that rainbow bridge ....meeting all her new friends .....maybe old ones too. Our Dougal will be there to say hi and will look out for her.

Love you you all x

JTFarms

Wednesday 25 January, 2017 at 4:44am

Dan and Mary so sorry for your loss we also lost our border collie Ben of 14 years and 2 months on December 29. He too had lost the use of his back legs .He passed away in my 13 year old son's arms as my son was helping him in his doghouse for the night. It's been and very difficult time for us too. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. James

waterbuffalofarmer

Wednesday 25 January, 2017 at 4:51pm

so sorry to hear about this... She looks so beautiful and is identical to our welsh sheepdog. She had a very good life with you and she will be sorely missed but fondly remembered. All the best

Regards

WBF

Kitchen Cottage

Tuesday 7 February, 2017 at 5:04pm

Just seen this. So sorry for your loss. Went through the same thing 3 years ago (Freddie the 21 year old old sprollie who lost strength in his back legs), they leave a big hole in your heart. xxx

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