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Maddie.

Hey friends! Happy Wednesday!! I am so happy to say that I am back to blogging! The weekend before last was my volleyball tournament, and I honestly was not too prepared with my blog, then on Wednesday, something big happened so I decided to just take a little break. I did miss it a lot! I know today is Let's Look, but today is going to be a little different. 

On February 3, we had to put my sweet pup Maddie to sleep. As you guys might know, Maddie suffered from cancer. We found out in mid-January, and we were told that we only had a couple of weeks left, so we made the best of it. Maddie had a wonderful last couple of days.


I don't want today's post to be sad, so instead, I am going to be sharing some of our favorite memories and photos of Maddie's  life. 



Maddie was such a great cuddle buddy!! She was so sweet and was always up for a nap!!



This was Mads laying out in the sunshine one of her final days. She enjoyed it so much. 

Maddie also loved laying by the pool. 

I love this picture of Mads. She was such a pretty girl. 

Maddie loved to lay in the sun. She would lay out in the sun for hours enjoying her time outside.





Maddie would always let us dress her up. Here she is as a pilgrim, with a sombrero, as a pilot, and in her birthday hat. 






Maddie loved to go on runs and walks with us. She was always so excited whenever we got her harness out!! I so miss going on our morning walks. 


We have so many fun photos of Mads!!

This was Maddie's glam shot!! We laughed so hard!!

Pip and Maddie passed out together, so sweet!!

Pip and Mads cuddling again!!

In the summer, our elephant ears grew to be huge!! Maddie looks tiny compared to that one!!

Another pretty shot of Maddie! 

This is one of our all-time favorite pictures of Maddie!! When we were planting our flowers and tomatoes one summer, and Maddie decided to knock one over!! We had such a laugh over this!!!


Our family loved Maddie so much. She was such a meaningful member of our family. Maddie was such a smart dog, she was always affectionate, she was funny, and she truly cared for all of us. Maddie was probably the best dog we have ever had, truly. Maddie is so missed, but getting to have her as our pet was so worth it. 
We love you and miss you, Maddie!!

"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."

Comments

  1. Aww Abby I am so, so sorry!! Losing a pet is the absolute WORST!!

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  2. Just from reading your post, I can see that your Maddie was a remarkable pet! I especially loved her glam shot and the one with the tumped over pot. And the quote at the end is so very true. Thanks for sharing about Maddie!

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  3. Love Maddie. She was the best dog in the world.

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  4. So sorry for you loss of Maddie! You can tell she was an amazing pooch. We lost our beloved cat Smokey after 21 years in December. So I understand the feelings. Thanks for sharing your memories!

    https://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  5. aw abby, i am so so so sorry! losing a pet is the worst. she was the sweetest dog!

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  6. What a beautiful life you gave Maddie- thank you for sharing- sending you hugs from afar! XO

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  7. What a great dog. I am very sorry for your loss. 😘

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  8. I loved to see all of the fun memories you had! I am so sorry for your loss!

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  9. Abby, I am so sorry for your loss. What a sweet tribute to Maddie! My favorite is the dog shaming photo - what a treasure. :) Dogs are members of our family and I'm so glad you have so many sweet memories and photos of Maddie. xo

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  10. I'm so sorry for your family and the loss of your sweet pup! Hugs to you!

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  11. Oh, Abby, I am SO sorry to hear this! You know that we just walked through this in November with our sweet dog too, so unfortunately I know all too well the extreme sadness your family is feeling. Sending BIG hugs your way! Keep looking back at all the precious moments you had with Maddie. It does help.

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    1. Thank you so much, Bri. Your words are so kind and mean so much to me.

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  12. I am so sorry for you loss. It is never ever easy to put a pet to sleep. We recently had to do this with our two cats, and it was so hard. Thinking of the good times is so helpful.

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  13. Oh dear Abby, I'm so sorry to read about Maddie. Losing a pretty is just awful.

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  14. I'm so sorry for the loss of your sweet pup, Abby! Praying she had the sweetest reunion with all the precious pups over the Rainbow Bridge.

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  15. I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Maddie. I love that photo of her with the sign by the turned over pot. You can always go back to this post when you miss her and see all these lovely photos of her!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  16. Losing a pet is so hard. Sending hugs to you and your family. It looks like you gave Maddie such a great life. I love how you are choosing to remember her🐾❤️

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  17. Oh so sad darling~ She is in the heaven´s dogs
    xx

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  18. Aw, I am so sorry to hear that you had do say goodbye to such a wonderful friend.

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  19. So sorry for your loss Abby. Losing a pet feels like losing a family member-- because they ARE family members! It looks like Maddie had such a sweet, happy life. She was clearly so well loved by your family. All of her hats and outfits were cracking me up! If you've never read the children's book Dog Heaven, it's worth a read. It's a sweet look at what our favorite lost pets are doing in heaven.

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    1. Thank you so much, Lauren. Your comment is so sweet and thoughtful, you made my day. :)

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  20. Such a sweet tribute Abby!! It's so hard losing a fur baby! Excited for Maddie to meet my Gracie over the rainbow. Sending hugs, thoughts, and prayers to your family!
    ~Robyn Booth

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    1. Thanks so much, Mrs. Robyn!! I can’t wait for it either! :)

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