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    Unhappy Tasha (beloved shelter dog)

    She wasn't my dog, she was at the shelter where I volunteer..
    anyways, we adopted her out to this really nice lady who had a couple kids.
    and we never knew she was a biter at all. She was returned on January, 26th, I believe because she bit the lady's son and 2 other people that I believe were kids. So she was returned. and they all were serious bites.
    You see, we're not a kill shelter, we just put down unadoptable animals that are bite cases and sick.. which all of the ones we had to put down were court ordered to be pts (bite cases) and we haven't euthanized any, healthy adoptable animal. anyways, I had a connection with Tasha and I bonded with her. I get attached so easily. She was pts yesterday (Monday, January 29th)
    this shows how you cannot save them all and it sucks.
    Rest in peace, sweet Tasha.. you were loved and I miss you. I haven't stopped thinking of you today. I took these pictures of her
    with my camera before she was adopted out.
    she was a beautiful, sweet rottie mix and about 6 years old.
    her eyes melted my heart.



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    That's so so sad.

    Of course we don't know the circumstances but if you didn't know she bit while at the shelter, I always blame it on sudden fear in a new envirnoment, maybe the kids teased her.. I mean I always think of it as dogs can't slap you and say "Stop bothering me" or whatever, so they only have teeth to use. Tasha looked like a sweetie. She does have beautiful eyes.

    You'll be happy and safe at the bridge, Tasha. My RB Cody will watch over you.



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    Tasha was beautiful Krista. It's so sad this has to happen. I know how happy you are each time one gets adopted and then this happens. Tasha is happy, running and playing at the Rainbow Bridge. {hugs}

    Forever in my heart...Lacey,Sassy,Mandy,Corey,Ginger,Casey

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    RIP Tasha... she'll never forget you and the love you showed her while she was at the shelter.
    ~Angie, Sierra & Buddy
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    I'm so sorry Krista I know how you feel about those sweethearts at your work. This is so sad.

    Rest in Peace Sweet Tasha and play hard at the bridge sweetheart


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    RIP Tasha.
    I love Fenway, JoJo, Olivia and Nonnie!

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    I'm truly sorry Krista. I know how hard this was on you. {{{Hugs}}}

    RIP Tasha.

    Thank you Kay for the beautiful sig!

    "We can judge the heart of man by his treatment of animals"

    ~Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower~

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    That is so sad. I volunteer at a no kill shelter also but a few weeks ago they euthanized (I think nobody would really tell me) a lab because he bit a volunteer, he was just trying to get his ball out of her hand but he locked on and wouldn't let go.

    I know you pain and I am so sorry.
    don't breed or buy while shelter dogs die....

    I have been frosted!

    Thanks Kfamr for the signature!


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    Poor little girl ((hugs)) being sent your way.

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    I am so very sorry to hear this. So sad. RIP, dear Tasha. Now you have no fears to defend yourself from. Hugs.
    Save a life, ADOPT!!
    Sue

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    (RB Gaylord and Bandit, fosters who have touched my heart)

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    thank you all.. (((hugs))) I know she was very much loved and it just hurts to see them go even though it's for the best.
    Last edited by luvofallhorses; 08-23-2013 at 03:09 PM.
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    Rocky, Jenny, & Ginger.. forever loved & always in my heart..

    I have been frosted!

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    I am so sorry.

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    Wow, what a beautiful girl. It's a shame she had to go. I'm very sorry you had to say goodbye to her, Krista

    ~Kay, Athena, Ace, Kiara, Mufasa, & Alice!
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    I'm so sorry, Krista. That's horrible. She's in a better place now.


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    I am so very sorry. I cant imagine how sad you are, poor tasha rip sweet girl.

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