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Old 02-17-2014, 06:08 PM   #1
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RIP Howie

I had to put my beagle down last Thursday. He was quickly deteriorating due to liver problems. Howie was a shelter dog that I have had for over 10 years. He was a typical beagle ... following his nose wherever it lead. He was my constant hiking companion for all those years. He has climbed probably at least a hundred different mountains and hills in the Catskills and Adirondacks. And he was hiking right up to almost the end. His last hike was a small, obscure peak in the northern Catskills (Mt. Hayden).

I will always remember him as the happy little hiking hound.

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Old 02-17-2014, 06:11 PM   #2
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Sorry for your loss.
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Old 02-17-2014, 07:05 PM   #3
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I think we may have met Howie on a hike years ago. Sorry to hear about his passing. It is so hard to lose a furry friend.
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Old 02-17-2014, 07:12 PM   #4
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Rivet, very sorry for your loss.
Thanks for sharing many of your adventures together with all of us.
Be well.
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Old 02-17-2014, 08:15 PM   #5
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Very sorry for your loss Rivet. Such a sweet face. Enjoy your memories!
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Old 02-17-2014, 10:41 PM   #6
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I'm so sorry for your loss.
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Old 02-17-2014, 11:03 PM   #7
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You made a good pair: Beagles are fun but they need exercise - you sure gave him that! He was a lucky dog.
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Old 02-18-2014, 12:22 AM   #8
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Sorry Chris. I know how deep it hurts.

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