Dedicated to all those waiting at the Rainbow Bridge





June 1, 1986 - January 2, 1999

"Even though we are apart, you'll live forever in my heart."

My Sweet Boef

For 12 1/2 yrs. you gave me endless Love, without demands,
just kissing my face,and licking my hands.
The last 9 months the seizures came, but they didn't matter,
I loved you even more , and helped you to feel better.
But then your body told you, the time had could not stay,
you left for the Bridge, a beautiful place, far far away.
Now you are gone.....I know you wanted to go,
I know that you are happy......but I do miss you so.
If I could ask for just one thing, I most sorely miss,
it would surely be, to have once more....a Sweet Sweet Boefer Kiss.

Waiting for Dory ,Dal Pal Ciss




(Seathwaite's Yorkshyr Tristan)

February 12, 1992 ~ January 6, 1999

Waiting for Laurie




March 20, 1996-Jan 7, 1999

"We miss that special gleam in your eye. You're in our hearts daily."

Waiting for Becky






July 3, 1988-January 14, 1999

Waiting for Stephanie and Kathy





January 15, 1999

Waiting for

Stephanie and Kathy







August 15 1995 - January20. 1999

My best friend, you validated me for all the lovely qualities you believed I had.

It would have been such a great loss in my life had I not had you for a friend


Waiting for Andrea




Waiting for Jennifer






Ocotober 18 1997-January 1999

My beloved Schwannoma, you gave so much and asked for so little in return.
You helped me to heal, brought me new friends and gave your love
so freely. I miss you every day and you will live in my heart forever.
"This is courage.. to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends""



Waiting for Cindy

Tribute page



A million times I will miss you!
A million times I will cry,
If love alone could have saved you,
You never would have died
In life I loved you dearly,
In death I love you still,
In my heart you hold a special place
No pup will ever fill.
It broke my heart to lose you,
But you did not go alone,
For part of me went with you
The night God called you home.
Your precious memory is my keepsake,
With which I'll never part,
God has you safe in His keeping,
But I'll have you forever in my heart.






Geistvoll Gutenschniken




October 4, 1984 - February 1, 1999

"You were always such a good friend to our epileptic, Korie.We cherish all

the wonderful years we had together. The great memories will be with us

forever. We miss your "smile", Schniken!"

Waiting for Kathi and Roy





February 6, 1999
Waiting for Christina



February 18, 1999
Waiting for Christiane






February 16, 1995- February 13, 1999
"Wait for us in Heaven, Doofie"

Waiting for Susan and Heath






September 1995 ~ February 23, 1999
"If I die before I wake, please feed Jake"

Waiting for Jane & Kendall





December 3, 1987 - February 24 1999


"We'll miss you Maxxie, you taught us so much with your gentle spirit
There will never be another like you"

Waiting for Sarah and Bill





February 25, 1999

Waiting for Pat







February 25 1999

Waiting for DJ




Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there, I so not sleep
I am a thousand winds that blow
I am the diamond glints on snow
I amthe sunlight on ripened grain
When you waken in the morning's hush
OI am the swift uplifting rush
of quiet burds in circle flight
I am the stars that shine at night
Do not stand at my gravve and cry
I am not there, I did not die







March 1, 1999

Waiting for Sabrina



March 2, 1999

Waiting for Tibbie and Jenna






March 3, 1996 - March 3, 1998

We shared our lives together and now we share the same heart.

"Together forever"






March 6, 1999

Waiting for Julie and Steven




December 1, 1994 - March 6, 1999

Waiting for Tom and Pam







November, 26 1992 - March 21, 1999

CGC and Therapy Dog International

"Farewell My Sweet Prince"


Waiting for Patty, Helen, Frankie and the other 4 Siberians




March 19, 1999

Waiting for Barb






October 2,1995 - March 11, 1999

Waiting for Laura and the Family







June 17, 1995 - March 11, 1999


"Kirby you were and always will be my best friend. I loved you more than lifeitself. You were and always will be the light of my life. Right now that light is no more, until you and I meet again then once again it will be shining brightly. Rest well my dear friend and know that it is not goodbye, it is see you soon. I only wish you didn't have to suffer as much as you did, if I could I would have felt the pain for you. Sometimes at night I feel your head on my pillow. I know that you will always be close to me, watching over me. Mommy will see you soon! Now go play ball

Waiting for



Von Ri Summer Snow CD

June 22, 1986 - March 15, 19

Waiting for Vonnie




March 11, 1997 - March 23, 1999

"We miss your joyful exuberance






April 30, 1996 - March 29, 1999

Waiting for Christa and Jan




I got to the gate of heaven today
after we said goodbye,
I began to miss you terribly
because I heard you cry.
Suddenly there was an angel
and she asked me to enter heaven's gate
I asked her if I could stay outside
for someone who would be late
I wouldn't bark or howl,
I'll only wait her patiently
and play with my tennis ball
The angel said I could stay right here
and wait for you to come.
Because heaven just wouldn't be heaven
if I went alone.
So I'll wait right here, you take you time
but keep me in your heart
Because heaven just wouldn't be heaven
without you to warm my heart







April 1992 - April 1999

What I miss most is your exuberant greeting at the door when I arrive home. How loved I always felt to see that happy smile and wagging tail when I had been away for even a few minutes. When I get where you are that same exuberant greeting will let me know I've finally come home for real. But don't spend your time waiting at the door. Run and play, have fun and be healthy. Rogue. I'll do the same here in your memory and in faith we'll run and play together again some day. I love you , Mommy


Waiting for Sharon, Gary, Ariana and Daric







August 3 1991 - April 8, 1999

Zooey, your love was always unconditional.
You will hold a special place in our hearts forever!
With Love, Yvonne and Curt (Mommy and Daddy)
and "brother" Rufus( non epi Corgi mix)


Waiting for Yvonne and Curt




Kelley's Beloved Shakti

Beatrice Ann

September 4, 1993 - April 12, 1999

Died as a result of liver disease


Even now I see your shadow self in the places you used to be.
Standing at the front door looking out
Peeking over the foot of the bed, ready to climb the stairs
Putting your little face in my face to wake me in the morning
Curled up on your pillow on the counch
Walking in the yard with your head bobbing up and down.
In the doorway of the kitchen, waiting for food.
Lying in the sunshine while I work on the computer.
Cradled in Dad's arms, biting his nose ever so gently.
Spreading your legs to have your tummy tickled
Carrying your favorite bone around the house.
Snitching treats from the older dogs.
Bringing out a mouthfuil of munchies to share.
I miss you so much my sweet little dog girl, we all do.
Sometimes when I 'm alone, I call out your name just to hear the sound
Beatrice! Absent from our lives but forever in our hearts.


Waiting for Dawne and Bill

and her dog family, Kelly, Sam, Pi and Buddy .





February 24, 1992 - May 22, 1999

Goodbye Max, you were my best friend and buddy.
I hope you are happy where you are and have met up with Jack and Barney
So long pal, I miss you.

Waiting for Jeff

Memorial Tribute



Misimuri Annabelle CGC


March 4, 1993 - May 26, 1999

My sweet " Anna Banana Girl" we miss you so much

Waiting for Judy and Jim



May 27, 1999

Waiting for Jill


May 1999

Waiting for Thereze





June 24, 1997 - May 28, 1999

Maemae, your mama and daddy love you so very much, and thank you for teaching us about unconditional love. You were so brave so perfect so loving, and we were so happy you are finally oout of pain. You will always be in our hearts and souls and also your big brother Buster's. May you have a full shed of basketballs to play with, butterflies to chase, and lots of soft pillows and blankies to snuggle with. We will meet you one day at the Rainbow Bridge.. Never to forget our perfrct Angel Dog .. Mamae


Waiting for Kristen and Scott








May 9,1986-June 8,1999

"He was a very happy camper"

Waiting for Sandie,Darrel and Rufus




Feb 2,1991-June 10, 1999

Waiting for Lynda Brian, Steven and Graeme



June 16, 1999

Waiting for Gloria



June 23, 1999

For Jess, loving and gentle she gave me everything, and is missed so very much. Her book has not yet closed-She has just passed on to another chapter which one day I too will be able to translate. With thanks for allowing me to share you life


Waiting for Melaine






Rescued 1996-June 24, 1999


"We have a secret you and I
that no one else shall know.
for who but I can see you lie
each night in the fire glow?
And who but I can reach my hand
before we go to bed
and fee the living warmth of you
and touch your silken head?
And only I walk woodland paths
and see ahead of me
your small form racing with the wind
so young again and free.
And only I can see you swin
in every brook I pass
and when I call, no one but I
can see the bending of the grass


Waiting for May and Barry



June 25, 1999

Wiaing for Pamela

Peer Gynt's Miles


September 24,1993 - June 27, 1999




September 23, 1989 - 27, 1999

"You are forever in my thoughts"
Weep not for me though I am gone, Into that gentle night..
Grieve if you will, but not for long, upon my soul's sweet flight.
I am at peace, my soul's at rest, there is no need for tears.
For with your love I was so blessed fro all these many years
There is no pain, I suffer not, the fear now all is gone.
Put now those things out of your thoughts
In your memory I live on.
Remember not my fight for breath, remember not my strife
Please do not swell upon my death, but celebrate my life.


In loving memory of my beloved Toshi. May he rest in peace until we meet again


Waiting for Jackie and Frank



I stood by your bed last night, I came to have a peep,
I could see that you were crying. You found it hard to sleep,
I whined to you softly as you brushed away a tear
"It's me I haven't left you, I'm well, I'm fine, I'm here."
I was close to you at breakfast, I watched you pour your tea,
You were thinking of the many times your hands reached down to me.
I was with you at the shops today, Your arms were getting sore.
I longed to take your parcels, I wish I could do more.
I was with you at my grave today, You tend it with such care.
I want to reassure you that, that I'm not lying there.
I walked with you towards the house, as you fumbled for your key
I gently put my paw on you , I smiled and said "it's me"
You looked so very tired and sank into a chair
I tried so very hard to let you know , that I was standing there.
It's possible for me, to be so near you every day
To say to you with certainty " I never went away"
You sat there very quietly, then smiled, I think you knew..
in the stillness of the evening I was very close to you.
The day is over.. I smile and watch you yawning
and say "goodnight, God bless, I'll see you in the morning"
And when the time is right for you to cross the brief divide.
I'll rush across to greet you and we'll stand side by side.
I have so many things to show you, there is so much for you to see.
Be patient, live your journey out.. then come home to be with me.







August 12, 1997 - July 1999

Loved by Robert, Teresa, Andy, Chris and Chance


Dearest Boone

Not a day goes by that we don't think of you and feel your presence in our life. You blessed us in so many ways. We loved your gentle spirit, looking into your clear eyes, holding you beautiful head in our hands, feeling your sweet fur on our faces. We miss your gentle nudge your games, your goofy ear. You took such goof care of us and especially little Chance. Even though we had such a short time together- we are forever changed by your goodness. We are honored to have been allowed to know you, to love you, and care for you. We know that you are now in a safe and happy place, playing with Heather and Kateie and that our souls will come together again as a family. Unitl then sweet Boone. God Bless you.
Waiting for Robert, and Teresa Holt
Andy and Chris,
Chance and Ricky.
July 5, 1999
Waiting for Preston and Reba
July 15, 1999
Waiting for Donna
July 21, 1999
Waiting for Barb and Shaun
May 27 1988 - July 28 1999
Waiting for Connie
August 5, 1999
Waiting for Kristina
July 3 1993 - August 6 1999
Waiting for David
Phoenix " Fuzzy Fontaine"
March 28 1993 - August 12 1999
"You are my sunshine, my only sunshine". I miss you so much sweet Angel Your gentle spirit, your zest for life, your beautiful face. I miss our walks, ball playing, coming home ot you, your happy wagging tail and smile. You taught me so many things in this life. You are my kindred spirit. I am forever grateful for having you in my world. You will be in my heart forever, our bond will never be broken. Wait for me, I'll join you soon. We'll never again be parted
Waiting for Susan, John and Kittyface.
August 16, 1999
Waiting for Donna
September 1, 1994 - August 31, 1999
My heart aches to hold you once again
In memory of our sweet brown eyed boy
who raced into our hearts
Waiting for Patti and Ron Trakney
"Grieve not
nor speak of me with tears
But laugh and talk of me
as if I were beside you
I loved you so.........
'twas Heaven here with you.
Isla Paschel Richardson
Buffy's Little Lord CGC, ASC-CD
August 26, 1992 - September 4, 1999
God had a dog,
his name was Casey
He gave a whistle and called him back home
Waiting for Cindy an Janine
September 2, 1995 - September 6 1999
Waiting for Sonja
Maggie Dog
September 6, 21999
Waiting for Dee, Harold, Danny and Mikey
Sunabane Bhrathair
January 30, 1988 - September 9, 1999
Waiting for Sharyn
Georgian Crafstman CD WD
June 14, 1999 - September 9, 1999
Waiting for Karen
September 10, 1999
Waiting for Alice
September 22, 1999
Waiting for Greg
April 1992 - September 1999
"In my search for Rainbows end
I found not gold but you my friend"
Waiting for Debbie, Brandy Bugs and Boose
"Beauty Dog"
August 1998 - September 1999
Waiting for Scott
September 30, 1999
Waiting for Marilyn
Jerry Lee
August 29 1996 - September 30, 1999
"You will be forever in our hearts"
Waiting for Bryan and Kyla
Adopted Fall 1998 - October 12, 1999
" For eternity she will be our littlel girl"
Waiting for Gary and Ginny
May 1997 - October 1999
"We will say Hi to the squirrels and the deer for you"
Waiting for Thomas and Ardis



October 26, 1979 - October 19, 1999

"Dearest Sabbath

You gave us 20 of the most wonderful years

We will miss you very much

Take care of Leloo, Pepper, Toshi and Angel.

I love you Sabbath"

Waiting for Denise



October 1999

Waiting for Susan



March 1 1991 - October 23, 1999

Waiting for Beth and Brandy



Henry and Sam

October 1999

"Goodbye old Friends"

Henry ( Hank) and Sam ( Captain Sam). you've been such loyal faithful friends,
You filled our lives with the unconditional love that only animals can give
We know it was the best, our decision to allow you to rest.
But it wopuld have been so much better if we could have found a way to let you live.
The house is so quiet now without you.
My veterinary friend once told me as I struggled with you , myging pets
"Some chicldren wear longer fur than other"
We saw you both grow from shoe-eating little pups to old dogs that loved
nothing more than to sleep... You bought us joy each morning, and were excited to see us every
time we came home. There is a great hole in our lives, one that will be difficult to fill.
Please know that we love you and look forward to crossing
the Rainbow Bridge with you one day. Until then, know that you will always be in our hearts.
Love your family

Mom, Dad, Daniel ( your boy) and Nutmeg ( your cat)




October 1999

Waiting for Carol


October 1999

Waiting for Tina





May 1994 - November 1999

" As a pup you stole our hearts and as an adult you taught us patience and forgiveness.
We will always remember how you danced happily through life despite the unfortunate
hand you were dealt. You loved us unconditionally . and even though we know it was your time
we still can't believe you are gone. A place in our hearts belongs only to you, and we can cope
only by knowing you are happy and healthy once again playing at the Rainbow Bridge"
Waiting for Linda and Tim


November 1999

Waiting for Louise





October 5, 1993 - December 25 1999

Waiting for Sid and Patricia




A Living Love

by Martin Scot Kosins

If you ever love an animal, there are three days in your life you will always remember.... The first is a day, blessed with happiness, when you bring home your young new friend.

You may have spent weeks deciding on a breed. You may have asked numerous opinions of many vets, or done long research in finding a breeder. Or, perhaps in a fleeting moment, you may have just chosen that silly looking mutt in a shelter--simple because something in its eyes reached your heart. But when you bring that chosen pet home, and watch it explore, and claim its special place in your hall or front room--and when you feel it brush against you for the first time--it instills a feeling of pure love you will carry with you through the many years to come.

The second day will occur eight or nine or ten years later. It will be a day like any other. Routine and unexceptional. But, for a surprising instant, you will look at your longtime friend and see age where you once saw youth. You will see slow deliberate steps where you once saw energy. And you will see sleep when you once saw activity. So you will begin to adjust your friend's diet--and you may add a pill or two to her food. And you may feel a growing fear deep within yourself, which bodes of a coming emptiness. And you will feel this uneasy feeling, on and off, until the third day finally arrives.

And on this day--if your friend and God have not decided for you, then you will be faced with making a decision of your own--on behalf of your lifelong friend, and with the guidance of your own deepest Spirit. But whichever way your friend eventually leaves you--you will feel as lone as a single star in the dark night.

If you are wise, you will let the tears flow as freely and as often as they must. And if you are typical, you will find that not many in your circle of family or friends will be able to understand your grief, or comfort you.

But if you are true to the love of the pet you cherished through the many joy-filled years, you may find that a soul--a bit smaller in size than your own--seems to walk with you, at times, during the lonely days to come.

And at moments when you least expect anything out of the ordinary to happen, you may feel something brush against your leg--very very lightly.

And looking down at the place where your dear, perhaps dearest, friend used to lay--you will remember those three significant days. The memory will most likely to be painful, and leave an ache in your heart--As time passes the ache will come and go as if it has a life of its own. You will both reject it and embrace it, and it may confuse you. If you reject it, it will depress you. If you embrace it, it will deepen you. Either way, it will still be an ache.

But there will be, I assure you, a fourth day when--along with the memory of your pet--and piercing through the heaviness in your heart--there will come a realization that belongs only to you. It will be as unique and strong as our relationship with each animal we have loved, and lost. This realization takes the form of a Living Love--like the heavenly scent of a rose that remains after the petals have wilted, this Love will remain and grow--and be there for us to remember. It is a love we have earned. It is the legacy our pets leave us when they go. And it is a gift we may keep with us as long as we live. It is a Love which is ours alone. And until we ourselves leave, perhaps to join our Beloved Pets--it is a Love we will always possess.


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