Sunday, April 29, 2012

A VERY SAD DAY

Unfortunately it is a very sad day for us. Our beautiful Clydesdale mare "Dolly" passed away. Our veterinarian said she had congestive heart failure. He said he had never seen a Clydesdale as old as her in all of his years in Practice. She would have been equal to 110 in human years. She lived here with us for over 17 years, and we rescued her when she was 10. She was originally from Nova Scotia and came to Ontario in her younger years. They call draft horses gentle giants, and she was that for sure. She will be sadly missed. We loved looking out and seeing her eating grass in the pasture. Now she is eating greener grass at the Rainbow Bridge. I like to post about happy things, but life is not always about happy things, and I consider my Blog a diary of my life. So Dolly, you were loved so much, and we will miss you always. You brought us so much joy while you lived here with us.
This is a picture of our beautiful "Dolly"

19 comments :

  1. So sorry to hear of your Dolly's passing Janet. It is so very hard when our animal friends pass on. We must grieve for them too. Dolly was a beautiful mare.

    Felicia

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  2. So sorry, I'm sure she knew she was well loved!

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  3. She was a beautiful and blessed mare, to have a family to love her till the end of her days. We can only all hope for the same.I am sure you will miss her.

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  4. oh I am sorry for your loss..but know she lived a long and happy life with you...;) that is a beautiful picture of her.;)

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  5. Janet I am so sorry for your loss, Dolly was a beautiful horse and a well loved member of your family. Sending hugs from all of us here at Dog Trot Farm. Blessings, Julie.

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  6. Janet, sending hugs, it is so hard to lose one of our four legged family memebers!!! OLM

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  7. She is romping with the other mares and fillies, chasing butterflies and eating clover. She has blessed your lives with her presence. As my favorite author once said,
    " Don't cry because it's over.
    Smile because it happened."
    Dr. Seuss

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  8. What a beautiful girl Dolly was. You were so lucky to have had her in your life for so long as she was with you. I think Clydsdales are just wonderful. I too live in Ontario on a farm and near us there is a large farm that has 6 gorgeous Clydesdales in the field. We have watch these magnificent creatures since they were babies and this spring they have 4 babies of their own.

    Dolly must be kicking up her heals and munching away on green grass now with some other lovely horses over the Rainbow Bridge.

    blessings & bliss
    Sue

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  9. Hi Janet:

    Sorry to hear about Dolly. I am sure she is up in heaven right now, looking down and smiling, knowing how lucky she was to have had such wonderful owners in her life.

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  10. So Sorry to hear about your loss. Dolly certainly was Beautiful!

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  11. Hello, so sorry to hear about Dolly passing,what a beautiful girl. She is prancing along in greener pastures for sure. Blessings Francine.

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  12. I am so sorry about Dolly. She knows she was loved and you gave her a good home. RIP Dolly

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  13. Oh my friend, I am so sorry. Our animals are absolutely a part of our family. Dawn

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  14. Just saw this, Janet. So sorry to hear about Dolly. She was beautiful and gave you many years of happiness. She was lucky to have so many good years with a family that loved her as much as she loved them.

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  15. She was absolutely beautiful.... I am sorry for the loss of your sweet Dolly..those special furry family members really have a place in our heart , I know. God bless.

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  16. She was absolutely beautiful.... I am sorry for the loss of your sweet Dolly..those special furry family members really have a place in our heart , I know. God bless.

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  17. She was absolutely beautiful.... I am sorry for the loss of your sweet Dolly..those special furry family members really have a place in our heart , I know. God bless.

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  18. She was absolutely beautiful.... I am sorry for the loss of your sweet Dolly..those special furry family members really have a place in our heart , I know. God bless.

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  19. Hi Janet~

    So sorry to hear about Dolly. She was beautiful.

    Blessings~Becky

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