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#1258414 - 03/25/09 03:37 PM My Call Making Buddy Passed Away
Stoner
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I lost my call making buddy last Saturday morning. Chevy was sick for the last month; the vet never really point-pointed the illness until we asked for a referral to a larger animal clinic. She felt he had a tumor on his lung. The last week Chevy was alive he refused to eat anything. Chevy was one of the best dogs that I have owned. He was 10 years old and never quit being a puppy. He was a great hunter that worked with hand signals, voice, and whistle commands. He was happiest when he knew you were happy. When I would go out to the wood working shop to turn calls and strikers and drink a beer you could always count on Chevy showing up and curl up on the beanbag that I kept for him out there. He lost about a third of his body weight due to his illness. I found him earlier Saturday morning when I was loading up the truck to go turkey hunting. I picked him up and put him in the garage and did not tell my daughter until we finished hunting that morning. I miss him not hitting my hand with his nose every time he knew I am going somewhere in the truck. He was a good loyal friend and will be missed.




















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#1258434 - 03/25/09 03:48 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: Stoner]
go_okfishin
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Registered: 12/14/03
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Sorry. I know thats tough.

Edited by go_okfishin (03/25/09 03:49 PM)
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#1258465 - 03/25/09 03:59 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: go_okfishin]
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man that sucks, i know the feeling of losing a great dog like you described but boy are all the memory's worth it
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#1258941 - 03/25/09 05:25 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: REN]
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Dang, thats sucks.
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#1259061 - 03/25/09 06:03 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: Panther78]
dcsoldier44
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Registered: 10/03/08
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growin up we had to german rotties. they were my best friends. they both passed away with in a month of each other about 6 years ago. i think about them both every day. sorry for your loss.
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#1259372 - 03/25/09 07:04 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: dcsoldier44]
WindedAgain
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Stoner,I can't imagine how you feel. I like gundogs more than most people.

While some may view a dog as nothing more than a tool, there are many of us that understand the magic of hunting over a gundog, and the deep bond that takes place training and hunting.

Your ever faithful companion is surely romping in the great duck pond in the sky.

I'll drink a toast to him.

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#1259374 - 03/25/09 07:05 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: dcsoldier44]
Huntaholic
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Registered: 10/22/00
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Loc: Baxter, TN. U.S.A.

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Having been there myself, believe me when I say, I feel your pain. \:\(
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#1259388 - 03/25/09 07:11 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: Huntaholic]
backstraps
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Registered: 09/19/03
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Sorry to hear that! Good looking buddy you had there!
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#1259474 - 03/25/09 07:52 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: backstraps]
Buck Nekkid
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Registered: 12/20/07
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\:\( sorry for your loss.i know its tough
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#1259527 - 03/25/09 08:15 PM Re: My Call Making Buddy Passed Away [Re: Huntaholic]
buckhorn40
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\:\( Sorry for your loss.
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