March 29 2013 - August 21 2020

Words can not describe what this little girl meant to me. She wasn't a "show dog", she wasn't a people dog, she was a mamma's dog and

she came into my life at a time when I had lost my heart dog Russ and healed my broken soul. She was my soul mate, knowing what my inner thoughts were, automatically knowing what I was thinking.

I dabbled in rally obedience with her as a puppy and she picked up things so quick that I decided to get serious. She quickly earned her novice rally title October 4 2014 with 2 perfect scores from the Novice B class and picked up her first advance leg the same weekend as a move up with a 99. One month later, November 7 2014 she picked up her final 2 legs for her advance title. one week later she moved up to excellent and picked up her first excellent leg with a perfect score. Feb 7 and 8 she went on to pick up 3 more excellent legs with 2 more perfect scores. In April of the same year she was entered one day just as she turned 2 years old and qualified in 2 advanced and 2 excellent classes to earn her first 2 legs towards her RAE (rally advanced excellent title). In 2018 I brought her out to play and she picked up 2 rally master legs. She was such a fun dog to play around with in rally. She never went to classes and I had not had anything to do with obedience for 30 years prior. So we relied on the solid foundation I had learned 30 years ago.

My service dog, my emotional support dog, my camping and hiking buddy, my work companion, the dog that made me laugh and helped dry my tears, the dog my world revolved around. She was my healer,

 getting thing for me when I was too sore, curling up tight when I just wasn't feeling well,

 playing at the drop of a hat, only the game she and I knew. Delighted to do anything for her mom.

We had a bond that only a few were allowed to see.

Sadly I lost her quite suddenly in August 2020 at 7 years of age.






(Miss you my baby girl)

I have done mostly what most women do,
And pushed it out of my mind;
But I can’t forget, if I wanted to,
Four-Feet trotting behind.

Day after day, the whole day through—
Wherever my road inclined—
Four-Feet said, ‘I am coming with you!’
And trotted along behind.

Now I must go by some other round,—
Which I shall never find—
Somewhere that does not carry the sound
Of Four-Feet trotting behind.


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