2023 Memorials

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Lola Cablik

You helped us say goodbye to our sweet Lola in November. It was such a difficult goodbye, but they made it so incredibly warm and special given the circumstances.


Rest in Paradise Scout. Happy to have you in our lives for 14 years.

Baby Kitty

She was (extremely) vocal, a cat who thought she was a dog...a sweet soul but also a general PIA...very much her own feline self-and beloved for her independent soul.


This is my sweet baby girl Abby. She was only six years old. She had the sweetest personality! I miss her cuddling in my lap ( because she thought she was the size of a toy poodle!) talking to me insistently for a treat! Lying on the floor by my chair so I could put my hand on her. I miss her paw prints across my freshly mopped floor, lying her head in my lap for an ear scratching. My heart is broken. Thank you to Gentle Goodbyes who helped her cross the rainbow bridge on 12/17/23. The seizures were just too much.


Yoshiko was truly an amazing cat. She loved to be outdoors and assist her human. She will always be remembered and loved.

Stallone 12/18/23

Stallone was my first dog, and he taught me everything about unconditional love. He aged into the BEST boy I could have wished for. Stallone loved the water. He had a nose for finding the perfect stick to fetch. Stallone loved chewing on toys but really went nuts for a raw hide or a frozen pumpkin purée treat. Stallone loved going for walks and was always very vocal when I got his leash out. Stallone loved a good nap, especially if it was on my bed; however, Stallone was not a fan of snuggles. He tolerated snuggles well and even seemed to seek it out when I needed it the most, though. He was such a big boy and hugging him was the BEST. Stallone made the best happy sounds when he got a good butt scratch, and he always let me know when it was time to eat with the same sounds. Our family will miss him very much. Our little home isn't the same without him.


Cheveyo came to us from an abused home. He found a loving home with us and became Chris' service dog. Cheveyo was not only our best friend but a member of our family. He was a very loving and caring boy. He is deeply missed.


One of our retired police dogs, Randy, had to be put down after dealing with a neurological condition in the late stages of his life. Randy came to us in December of 2015 and spent the next five plus years working with Officer Lee. He was a great drug dog and a brave and committed patrol dog with multiple apprehensions. He also was one of the few dual purpose dogs certified by POST as a tracking canine. He spent his time with us keeping officers safe and making a scene out of himself and Ofc. Lee during public events if he was not occupied with a toy. Randy spent his early retirement getting bossed around by dogs 3 times smaller than him and then moved to larger property with room to roam and plenty dog stuff to do. He had a great time with us and lived the good life in retirement, but he will be missed.

Traeger June 20, 2018 to Dec 18, 2023

Our hearts are broken losing this gorgeous, spunky, wickedly smart and loving boy. His joy for life was unmatched and 5 years was not long enough. In the midst of the heartache and hard decisions I knew who I wanted to be with us and Traeg through it. I had the privilege of being with my aunt when gentle goodbyes came to put her 2 pups down. Your outstanding care and tenderness makes it more bearable for us. Thank you for helping our boy fly free. We appreciate you more than you know. We love you Tareg, chase those squirrels in heaven my bub.


Daisy was my best friend and my protector since I was 9 years old. She loved to run, loved to eat treats (people food and pet treats alike), and could always be found in cozy places. Her favorite, when she was younger, was a big flower pot we had in the backyard. Later in life it was any couch or bean bag chair. She was sweet and always loved people, and made it a point to be one of the first ones to greet you at the door. She would lean on you if she wanted pets and would be there if you were sick or hurt. When my sister was born, Daisy stayed in her room all night while she slept to protect her. Even to the end, as you guys noticed, she was a fighter.

At 21 years old, writing this only a few days after what would have been her 14th birthday, I miss her constantly. At first it was difficult to accept that she was gone, but now I find comfort thinking about the places she could be now. She'll always be my first dog, my best friend, and my protector. I hope she knows how much I love her.

Ruby Tuesday

A devoted companion..a devoted stick finder..my lifeline who walked and hiked with me for 12 wonderful years!


Born on April 25th, 2009
Crossed the rainbow bridge on December 10th, 2023

Together, we shared the adventure of a lifetime. As a young pup, she basked in the sun on the shores of the Pacific Coast. Later, we journeyed through the Rocky Mountains where she'd chase squirrels and even a deer or two. We even ventured through the Grand Canyon together! At 6, she welcomed the arrival of my daughter, who she fiercely loved and protected for the rest of her days. So much love, joy, and devotion she provided my daughter and I. She truly was my soul mate. You will be greatly missed Ava. Until we meet again, rest in peace my sweet girl.



The sweetest, little cuddle-buddy you could ever ask for. Thank you for all the snuggles on our chests and for always keeping our spots warm until we came back to the couch or bed.
We'll miss your personal escorts to the bathroom and your little grumbles as you'd be getting frisky during your after-dinner routine

You were always the greatest protector and the epitome of, "it's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog". Feisty and fierce: The Mighty Makai.

Although you weren't large by any means, the impression you've left on our hearts is immeasurable. Have fun with Misty, Boots, and Rocky until we see you all again.

Tara & Nika

We loved these girls with every bit of our hearts. God bless my babies and wait for me in Heaven. Mama misses you both so very much. Scooby Doo my loves.

11/22/07 - 12/2/23

Our baby girl was such a joy. She was warm and welcoming to anyone she came in contact with. She was always there to comfort me when I needed it. We love you.


This is My Lucy.......I adopted her from IHS in May 2009. She had come in with her litter mates and Mom so I know she was 18 months old when I brought her home. She had been adopted and returned 3 times in 16 months (which I'll never understand why) She was 1 of 2 of the best dogs I've ever had. She NEVER did anything naughty. NOT ONE THING! She was perfect in every way. She was soulful, stoic, gentle, calm, kind, OH so patient, protective without showing any aggression to anyone and SOOOOOOOOO beautiful. When I would have her in the car with me.....people would constantly take photos of her. I had a car in Bend Oregon (that I thought was trying to race me) that was trying to get a pic of her. HAH! I've had dogs my entire life and she had a smell that was like no other dog I've ever had. She had a wild smell to her. She was one month shy of 17 years old and you would never know it. She was my healthiest dog I've ever had and I am SO grateful for that.
I miss her EVERY minute of the day and I am sure I will for a very long time....but I love that she is no longer suffering.


Frankie aka Frankie doodle, Franklin doodle, baby frankers or Sir Frankerton was the most gentle, sweet and docile little guy. He truly was the epitome of a best furry friend. He was the biggest cuddler, afraid of his own shadow, and as loyal as the day is long. His time with us was so short, but he left the biggest impact(or paw print) on our hearts. We can only hope he's up in the good place with our other loved ones cuddling up next to them eating all the cheeseburgers.


"We had to say goodbye to our sweet baby girl. We are heartbroken but so grateful for the 17 years she brought us love, joy and happiness. We love you Mimi- run free!"


We loved our Fluffa, she gave us 18+ years of love, entertainment, and more than 9 lives worth of stories.

6/1/16 - 11/13/23

Beau was a sweet Golden Irish who loved everyone. He would always come and greet people by leaning on them. He loved going for walks and chasing squirrels. He would get the zoomies and would want you to chase him. We love and miss our buddy so much! We will forever remember him.

Lady Bug

Lady Bug came to our home with her son, Boo Boo, as senior rescues from Greenheart Rescue four years ago. We know there were major losses in her life, and many many months in shelters.

But, when she finally came home, she planted herself firmly. Lady Bug was clear about her expectations of everyone. Her min pin sister had to help her start barking one hour before dinner every night. She told her to.

Lady Bug would welcome her min pin sisters at the door of their crate before breakfast every morning and would joyfully escort them outside.

She decided she would sleep in the bed. We didn't have a choice. But, once there, she snored like a freight train.

If we put her in a crate at bedtime, she would bark all night long. She was the boss! Speaking of barking, her unique bark was more of a "Blah!". Her joy was vocal, and uniquely hers.

Lady Bug lived her life to its fullest. She will be dearly missed. Her little eight-pound self has left a gaping hole in her family's life.

May you bring the same joy to everyone in your next life as you did in this one, Lady Bug!


Princess Prim, you were adored and are so tremendously missed, especially by your brother ~ you were yin and yang & inseparable.

Nov 8 2010 - Nov 9 2023


Bailey was born March 27th 2010. Bailey spent here younger years retrieving ducks and geese from the snake river. This was a true passion of hers. But she always loved to come home and be with her family ( especially her mom). Bailey was the best family dog and was always great to her younger siblings ( Cody, Avery, and Waylon). She loved to roam around the property and enjoyed hunting for gophers. Bailey will be greatly missed but we know she's in a better place.

Miss Holly Shoes 7/28/13-10/27/13

Forever in our hearts Miss Molly loved here sticks, rocks, toys and humans. We will miss her tail happily smacking the walls, her beautiful freckles and her greeting's every morning.
Thank you to Gentle Goodbyes for Mollys peaceful passing.

Bless you
We love you Miss Molly

Mojo the "Majestic" Carruthers

Born July 1, 2012
Died Oct 21, 2023
Miniature Schnauzer- Black & Silver

Mojo was our majestic, mischievous and very loved boy. We grieve for him. Taken way to soon from us. He was loved unconditionally. Mo had a wonderful, full and exciting life with us and his sister, Juju. He chased birds, saw bears, yelled at squirrels in his huge, plush yard in Alaska. He loved car rides and got to see so many places and things on our travels this past year. He was constantly on my heels and never let me even go to the bathroom without him underfoot. He ate everything, whether edible or not, and he licked floors, carpets, rugs and furniture constantly. It drove me nuts. Oh what I would give to have him here now licking the couch or trying to trip me. Mojo, we sure miss you my beautiful boy. Not sure how we will get by without you here.

To our loyal, loving and goofy Mo...go run, jump and be goofy now on the other side of that Rainbow Bridge my boy. You will always be in our hearts and will never be forgotten.


Boomer was an amazing part of our lives for 17 years. He was with me during many great memories and there for me during the hard times. He was my soul dog. Boomer enjoyed being with family, sunbathing and doing his zoomies after warm baths also warm blankets. He will always be in my heart. We love you boom and hope your running around enjoying life on the other side.


Thank you so much for taking such good care of my baby. The ability to have him pass at home made the process just a little bit easier.


After 15 treat, bark, toy, snuggle, and adventure filled years, we said goodbye to our sweet Snickers on October 11, 2023.

The first dog we ever had as a puppy, he has set a VERY high standard for all future pups in our lives. What more is there to say about your best friend? Every dog owner says this but we know it to be true... he really and truly was the best dog. Thank you, Snick, for being the best companion to everyone in the family (especially dad) and a big brother to Django. It's hard to imagine what things will look like now. We are at a loss and miss him every day. We're sure he's running through the mountains after chipmunks & squirrels with a belly full of cheese and mangos... love you forever Snick. for their kindness, compassion, and respect while they helped our dear Snickers cross the rainbow bridge. They made a very difficult and heartbreaking event doable.


Moggie was a loving yet independent soul. She was also the best co-pilot and friend. Always vigilant to keep the vermin at bay. Her morning and after work greetings will be so missed and our hearts will always remember you. Until we see each other again sweet girl do not chase Henry!

Jasmine Muncher Swain

Born October 8, 2012 : Died October 8, 2023 We took her home November
4, 2012

Jazmine was my PTSD fix kitty. She knew before I would have an issue and
come and give me lots of Love

She would bump noses with me and give little kisses...

She would be waiting for me when I came home, she followed me nearly

Her energy filled our home, and now it's empty...just me.

I loved her with all my heart!

I miss Her So much.



With the help of Gentle Good Byes, we released from this world our Heart kitty Sophie. She took good care of us for 15 years and until the very end.


Thank you for your kindness our Cali girl. It was a horrible and hard choice to make but you all eased it for us and that means so much. Thank you for delivering her ashes back to us too. It was like old time's getting home and having her be waiting for us one last time at the door.


Ringo's heart was as big as his personality. BIG. He loved people as much as dogs, equally. He will be sorely missed.


On November 7th we made the difficult decision to let our sweet Rocket go. He got weaker and we knew it was time. This good natured, silly boy filled our house with laughs and gave us so much love. He loved the beach, his toys (and everyone else's toys). He was our cuddle bug and constant companion. His loss has left a huge void in our household. We are grateful to Gentle Goodbyes and the kind and compassionate care they gave to our beloved Rocket Man, and to us. Rocket, we hope you are free from pain and have all the toys you could ever wish for. We love you so very much.

Casper Turner

Thank you for the kind way you let us say goodbye to Casper.
Casper was the sweetest and most loving dog. He is truly missed by us. We hope he is in a happy place where he can romp and be his gregarious self.


Ben left us last week to join his older "brother" and friend, Max, chasing squirrels in that special place where dogs go after they leave us. He spent many energetic and active years with us before losing his eyesight a couple of years ago. As a result of this he became our constant companion, happiest when he knew we were right there next to him, and helping him navigate and live his life as comfortably as possible. He might have been a little dog but his passing leaves a huge hole in our lives and we miss him so, so much! Rest in peace, little guy!
7/4/2007 - 11/1/2023.

Turbo Teel

Turbo was our baby boy for 14 years. He loved us unconditionally and was such an amazing kitty! Love you our sweet boy and will miss you so very much!

Sofi and Lulu

We thank you for the good times you gave us and the many laughs. The two best girls an owner could ask for. We love and miss you!


Here is a memorial for our Jack. We said goodbye on May 12, 2023. Thank you for your compassionate service here in the valley!

Jack, you were the BEST! You followed me everywhere, took naps with me, snuggled by me at every opportunity, loved car rides, had the cutest bouncy ears when you walked and ran, could hear and catch flies in your prime(!), patiently waited outside a closed bedroom or bathroom door when you couldn't get to me, loved pizza (and had some for your last meal!), and interacted differently with each family member because you were so stinking intelligent. I love and miss you so much, buddy.


We want to thank you with all of our heart for being with us ! Molly was a special girl and we will forever miss her.
8-5-2010 ~ 9-30-2023


Our sweet Shadow crossed over the rainbow bridge yesterday. She had a great day. We went for a walk in the park where she and her sister had a nice time walking and resting. Then to McDonalds for the treasured chicken nuggets and finally came home to have the promised chocolate cupcake. ( she's been trying to get one for years) No sister Sunshine didn't get any! Then some wonderful people from Gentle Goodbyes came over to our home and helped her on her journey over the rainbow bridge. So sweet, gentle and respectful. We all had a chance to say goodbye! We will miss her dearly and will treasure the memories she left with us.
Shadow SEPT 23,2012 - AUG 30, 2023

Mr. T

Thank you so much for your kindness with Mr. T. You made it much easier to say goodbye to our best buddy. This is from his last trip in the mountains with us 3 weeks ago. He always had a smile.


Pickles, we lost you this morning and our hearts are broken. You have been there through the births of my babies and so many other important times in our lives. We will never forget your playful zooming, and sweet cuddles with our children, your love for car rides and road trips, and pet rocks. Rest in puppy heaven, in our hearts forever.


You have been such an integral, significant part of our hearts and lives these past 14 years, and we celebrate the day you 'chose' us to be your family.

While we have given you a home and much love through the years, it is YOU who brought even more love, play, purpose, meaning, and simple joy to our lives than we could have imagined.

Looking back at all the adventures we've had together, feeling your sweetness, loving the essence of who we became with you by our side...we celebrate the life and the ongoing gift of your presence in our lives.

Thank you, dear sweet Soul, for being with us for this earth walk. May your spirit fly free, as you stay deeply planted in our hearts, forever.

We will miss you so, beloved earth angel.
Go play! xo xo xo xo


Mike's loyal and loving companion of 16 years. Sharing together all of life's experiences. Tippi loved cats! Tippi, so friendly and caring with each new person brought into this life. Thank you Tippi for the awesome love you had for us! You were loved by all who knew you. We miss you.


We had to say goodbye to our sweet girl, Hannah. She was on our lap, by our side and making us smile for 15 years. We will love her and remember her for all of our days. Many thanks to Gentle Goodbyes for being there for us. It made an extremely difficult time feel as peaceful and loving as possible.


Kazuki 1-20-2014 to 9-10-2023

Kazuki brought love, joy, laughter, entertainment, comfort, and so much more to our home. She loved her blue ball most of all and created games and fancy fetch tricks for us to play with her. She loved all food, especially cucumbers. She loved visiting her favorite humans and especially their cats. In her younger years, she enjoyed kayaking and herding her ball.
Thank you Gentle Goodbyes for your compassion and kindness during such a difficult time.
Thank you, Zuki bear, for being such an amazing best friend. We love you and already miss you so very much. Nine years was not near enough time with you, but we will cherish every moment that we had. You will always be our Wonderdog.


On Sept 2nd our beautiful Rex went Over the rainbow bridge. He is no longer suffering. He was an Amazing Loving Boy and will forever be in our hearts!

Gunther Charles Handsome Obedient Loyal Guardian

Kirby 08/06/2013 -09/01/2023

Saying good bye to you was heartbreaking and we miss you so much! You brought us so much joy and laughter. We were able to do so many fun things together...camping, our long walks through the neighborhood and everyone knew "Kirby." You loved your squeaky toys Mama Chicken, Allie, and Tiger. You loved your treats and followed us around the house and was always at our side. We will miss your wonderful greetings when we returned from being gone...you would be so excited and loving! As your special pillow said:
(Ker-bee) noun
Loyal, Loving
Best Bed Buddy
Scary Smart
We love you and miss you, Kirby!


Betty loved other dogs. She loved playing and zooming around like a little rocket, spinning in circles. She was adorable to watch. She always looked like a puppy up until age 12. People always thought she was a puppy. Her and my dog Bubba who passed in 2021, were like a married couple. I never had dogs that loved each other the way they did. She made it 2 years after his death and I know they are together in heaven loving on each other once again as they did everyday while here on earth.

Ava & Lulu

Hi, Many thanks to the team at Gentle Goodbyes for being so kind and caring in helping us with our golden girls Ava and Lulu. We had to say goodbye to Ava in November 2022, and Lulu in September 2023. The years we had with them were shorter than we'd hoped and never would have been enough no matter how many more, but we will feel their love forever.


Baxter was the sweetest little boy. He loved playing with his squeaky toys, sunbathing and chasing squirrels. He gave the best nuzzles. I loved watching him dive into our down comforter everytime made the bed and nuzzling in the warm sheets pulled from the dryer. I miss his soft gentle eyes and his little schnauzer dance when I came home from work. He had many health struggles including intravertebral disc disease and eventually died from a squamous cell carcinoma growth that was inoperable. Although his death has left a big hole in my heart I am grateful he passed peacefully and is now at rest.


Faraday crossed the Rainbow Bridge on 8/27/23 at age 19. She lived a long, happy life. Faraday loved to cuddle more than anything else, although treats were a close second for her!


Blueboy, our rascal we loved dearly.

Diamond 11-28-06 to 8-09-23

Here is a picture of my Diamond. Diamond has been with me through the death of my husband and father. She was also with me when her sister, Tinker crossed the Rainbow Bridge. I love you Diamond. I will miss you horribly.

Kitty (aka Dequindre)

The house seems a little too quiet without Kitty around. She was my sassy pal for 15+ years and I miss her dearly. She loved lounging in the sunshine, either in her cat trees or on the floor when she could no longer climb up to her perches. She was a 6am and 6pm alarm clock, meowing while wandering around the house to let me know it was time to eat, and she somehow always knew when it was Gravy Sunday and would stare at the dry food in her bowl if I forgot to add the gravy.


Chloe was 15yo, blind, deaf, no teeth and a loud heart murmur, but was still happy, loving, and playing sometimes.
It was so hard to let Her go, but when she started having trouble breathing I called Gentle Goodbyes and they came within 3 hours.
We here able to hold her, and let her go peacefully.
Thank you so much for your kindness and compassion!

Jake Gray 9-1-2005 / 7-17-2023

Thank you so much for your kind assistance and care of Jake.

Teddy DiGiuseppe

Teddy, we called him "Baby Boy" passed on 08/05/23. We are grateful for Gentle Goodbye's that they could come to our home and ensure our special boy passed peacefully. Knowing that he's up in heaven with his grandpa and no longer in pain keeps us smiling.


George was funny, loving and our best friend.


18 years with a cat is a long time, and I loved every moment with my Trixie Ear. She was a little fighter until the end and was the funniest, loudest, and roundest cat I've ever seen.
It was too funny being able to have my childhood pet live with me in Idaho during my adult years, she really was a special girl!

Trixie Ear
2.2.2005 - 8.8.2023


Hazel was a part of our family for 19 years and a good friend. We miss her.

Coco Channel

Coco Channel was my best friend through our 14-year journey together. Her sweet spirit, loving and compassionate demeanor got me through so many tough times. She held on through my sister's death, snuggled me during my dad's cancer, traveled with me to Phoenix, Nevada, Washington and remained loyal through many changes. Her spirit is free and I look forward to our reunion in heaven. Take care of Val my friend!!


Addie was with us for 14 years. She loved her boy, Jacob, and plush toys (in that order). She left this world surrounded by the people who loved her and in the home she blessed for all those years.


Sir Ivan Snortsalot (aka Ivan, Ivie, or Ivie Tivy) was with us for a short 9 years. He was a gentle soul with a big stubborn streak. Ivan was always up for a good sunbathing session in the backyard. He was such a big cuddler and let you know when it was time for a belly rub. Even though he lost his sight in the last few years of his life, he never lost the zest for life. He still liked his walks, his play time, his treats.
Ivan, thank you for being part of our lives. We love you. Enjoy your time in the sun!!


Maccone "Mac" was a dear friend to so many, and lived with a personality unlike any other. He filled 14 years with exploring, memories, singing, and tender kisses. He will be so missed, but never forgotten. Thank you Mac for spending your life with us. We love you and miss you dearly.

Rose Bedford


Snickers was my cat of 19 years. I had the pleasure of choosing her from her litter and bringing her home when I was 19 years old myself, so we really did grow up together!

From her mischievous kitty days sneaking out a window and climbing on the roof, our many moves and dog roommates she was quickly the boss of, her cloud-like paws lightly tapping your nose to tell you "it's time to get up now!", being greeted with a strong "meow" every time you walked into a room or got home from work, to simply being perfect in every single way, she was my ride or die. Life without her will take some getting used to.

She will be forever missed.


GALOOT, aka: SuperG, SmoochyBear, GalootamousRex, BigBoy, Buddy [Budz] etc., came to us as an eight week old puppy and shared his life with us for 12 years. His personality was big, loving, playful, joyous, gentle and loyal. He never met a stranger! You could count on Galoot to make you laugh every day. Our boy was smart and stubborn, yet he trained easily. An incredibly strong swimmer, he would run for any body of water to play in it no matter what time of year. Backyard hose games were a favorite pastime as he would run, jump and bark chasing the water stream. When he came to us from the breeder, he had been trained with food motivation. The morning of his passing, although he had extreme difficulty getting up to walk, he heard the feed bowls being prepared for breakfast and surprised us by wandering into the kitchen for his final meal. We laughed (and cried) as our lovable buddy proved that his desire for food was still an overwhelming joy for him. We are grateful to Gentle Goodbyes for their incredible service! Galoot's transition was peaceful as we held him and helped him slip away to a pain free afterlife. We love you SuperG


He was such a sweet and loving boy, and such a great family member. He fathered 11 adorable puppies and was an active and nurturing part of their development. But what he was best at was what he was bred to be, and that was a hunting dog. Great upland bird retriever, and perhaps one of the best waterfowl dogs around. We loved him and will forever miss him.

Banjo Montgomery "Bubby"

Here is a picture and our tribute for Banjo. His full name is Banjo Montgomery McMullin, but my husband and I always called him Bubby. Thank you for honoring his life. Thank you for your kindness and the love we were shown last week by your team as we sent our sweet baby 'home'. I wish I could adequately express the hole I feel in my heart. The one that was filled by tiny puppy prints many years ago when God knew I needed him most.

Banjo was our little Bubby, my 'baby'. We lived in so many places, several states. He never cared about how small some of the apartments were, if the house got a little messy, or when he was thrown into living in the middle of a renovation ... He was home!

It didn't matter what new bed we bought him, because snuggles in our bed was always where he ended up. I've got a house full of 'flopsies', each one named and adored by our little Bubby who never quite grew out of his "puppy phase".

He was my protector. My comforter so many times over again when life became overbearing, scary, and challenging. I couldn't have asked for a better companion, he was just perfect. Banjo *IS* such a joy in our life and stole a piece of my husbands heart the day they first met. Always making us laugh with his extreme love of food, his sassy little snorts, and the strut in his little wiggly butt whenever we put on his Carhartt jacket for a walk by the river.

Banjo fought his cancer so hard. He gave us more time, and waited for us to be ready. He fought! He fought so we could celebrate our milestone together, as a family, when we were sealed in the Meridian temple. We had the privilege of holding him as he took his last breath. Gently reminding our sweet boy that he is loved and cherished forever. That the hole in our heart(s) is only temporary. That we will get to be together as a family again, our forever family!


We lost a piece of our little Idaho family the day Sutter left us. It's been a little over a month and while time heals all wounds this one is still quite painful for us. My wife Amber and I still catch him out of the corner of our eyes around the house. If your reading this than you know what I mean. There wasn't anything Sutter enjoyed more in his world than going to the Boise river with Amber, nothing. If ur find yourself near the Glenwood Bridge you might say, hello Sutter. We want to express our appreciation to gentle goodbyes for allowing us to say goodbye to Sutter on his favorite couch. Until we meet again, "So long Sutter old friend, we sure do miss you!"


On the 27th of June, we said a very peaceful goodbye to our Dandi. She was the best dog who loved her family for nearly 14 years. She was very active and wanted to play in the back yard. She was happy to see our neighbors and any visitors that came to see her family. While we are in morning for her every day, we are so thankful that we had so many great times with her. Those times will always be remembered as we browse through the pictures we took over the years.

We don't think there will ever be a happier dog and we will remember her that. She was also friendly with two cats that she lived with during her years.

We really miss you puppy.


CoCo came into our hearts as a rescue stray in 2015. She instantly became a beloved family member, best friend and loyal companion. She loved sitting in the sun, road trips to the coast, running on the beach and ocean sunsets. Everyday on her neighborhood walk she visited her many friends, she fed carrots to the donkeys and in season stopped to drink ditch water. Our hearts are breaking and we will love her forever.


Zoie came to live with us when we picked her up in Louisiana October of 2007 at eight weeks old. She was with us until her passing May 8, 2023. She enjoyed chasing her squeaker bear in the house and her favorite rock when outdoors. She liked sitting on her master's lap in his office looking out the french doors at activity in the park where she had her daily walks. When her health began to falter and she became blind she spent most of the time sleeping in a cuddler bed in the kitchen, a tiny five pound black and white toy poodle. We loved our little companion and will miss her very much.


My partner in crime crossed over the Rainbow bridge unexpectedly Saturday. He came to our family as a little pup full of fluff and he grew into a mighty little dog that would keep all the bigger dogs in line. I only had him for 5 short years. He wasn't a cute dog by any means, he had a face only a mother could love, lol. But he was mine. He would great me every day dancing and excited I was home. Car rides was his fav he would lay in my arm and watch cars go by or lay on the back dash. He has a big brother and sister waiting for him so I know he will be fine. I miss you Chewy more then I thought possible.

April 1, 2007 - June 13, 2023

Fezzik was born a mutt, in which the owner had no interest. The owner insisted he go, even though he wasn't fully weened. We nursed him at our home until he was able to eat on his own. His "new puppy" visit was with Dr. Richard Shackelford. Shack was amused and knew his name from the "gentle giant" in the movie Princess Bride. In his more than sixteen years, he had a charmed life with several canine and feline siblings that went before him. He seemed pretty content until he was unable to walk any longer. We knew, and by his expressions, it was time. Our sincere appreciation goes to Gentle Goodbyes, whose caring approach was the best for Fezzik and us.

Carver Kickback DeBoer

Carver came into our lives as a foster puppy. He was only 9 weeks old and changed our lives forever. He was the nicest dog ever. He knew 150 words, hand signals and was crazy smart. He was the love of my life. He was my world and changed my life forever. I'm so grateful for the 15.5 years of unconditional Love and happiness he gave us. He'll forever be in my heart.
I Love you Carver!


Bowie AKA "super trail dog" loved hiking, Bowie

Bowie AKA "super trail dog" loved hiking, mountain biking, skate skiing, the snow, smoked salmon, and pulled pork. But he loved doing it with other dogs and people most. 14 years he was a happy biking, skate skiing, the snow, smoked salmon, and pulled pork. But he loved doing it with other dogs and people most. 14 years he was a happy

GenoaLee (Genny)

GenoaLee (Genny) was born 2007 and passed 2023. She led an active life and traveled around the country on motorcycles, cars, boats and small planes. She was the companion and consoler of her mother after the death of her husband. She is missed by her fur buddies Fritzie and River.


Our goodest boy Geek was such a mischievous little guy who loved to play chase and visit his horse friends down the road. He loved everyone he met and they all loved him. He was with us for just over 11yrs and he brought us so much joy and was just a bit spoiled. He loved when his older brothers and sisters came home to visit and seeing his grandparents. We adopted his new fur sister Sissy a year ago and they became best buddies. Bubba, we miss you so much, home is just not the same. We know you are pain free and with your big sister Trooper chasing balls and running free. Until we meet again our sweet boy..Mom and Dad miss and love you.


Rambo was everything a terrier should be, loud, bossy, and adorable. He was a working dog the first 8 years of his life and kept voles and mice out of our home and yard. He lived for long walks, vanilla ice cream and belly rubs. He hated baths and the word no. We loved him so much.


We got Jetta when she was only a few weeks old. We had to bottle feed her (my oldest daughter and I). She went everywhere with us. She was the littlest one of the litter. We loved our Jetta, she was so much a part of our family. Here is her memorial photo:

My Snugglebuddy, Shadow

He was 17 years and 2 months old when I lost him 7-3-23

He had a special kind of personality:
While taking naps he would sigh a couple of times.
He loved to be groomed.
He loved taking naps under blankets or snuggling in my arm like a baby.
He licked water from a bottle cap if he saw me sipping water from a water bottle.

My heart is broken, I will forever miss him.


It's been very hard for me to come up with the words to pay the best tribute to the best dog. How do you say everything you can about such a big dog who left such a big impact. Koda was the biggest teddy bear and so full of love and gentleness up until the day we had to put him down. I got Koda at 8 weeks shorlty after leaving the military and he helped me with greatly that transition. He was there with each of my kids over the last 11 years. He was loved on immensely by all 4 of my kids. He was just one of the gang even if he was made into a couch for movie nights. I could write a novel about Koda and what a wonderful and gentle giant he was. I will just say though that even though I cleaned up immense amounts of slober and hair, I wouldn't trade it for the world. I'm happy you aren't in pain anymore Koda and know you are now able to run free with your legs keeping up. You were and will always be the best dog I ever had. Thank you gentle goodbyes for allowing us to put Koda down in the most dignified way and helping with every step.


Kai was a special, wonderful, loving dog. He will be missed so much but we will never forget him.


Jellybean lived a long good life with us. He enjoyed car rides, ripping fuzz of balls, and barking at the lawn mower. We miss him everyday and were so blessed to have him in our family.


Ziggy was a product of a country that paid little attention to dogs. Most Bahamians see them as a nuisance and feed them scraps if there are any. They gained the name Potcake because Bahamians would feed them the congealed leftover of a pot of peas and rice. This starchy gelatinous byproduct was called "Potcake". Bahamian dogs were mainly a product of South America, Spain, and Americans fleeing the civil war. Ziggy was mostly yellow lab.

Ziggy comes from Abaco, which is a which is a group of small islands on the northern end of the Bahamas.

She came to use a part of a rescue group in Atlanta called Royal Potcake Rescue. Ziggy spent her life mostly inseparable from our grown Choc Lola. Lola left this earth when we lived in Grand Cayman.

Ziggy was a part of a family with 3 kids, and three grandkids. She was affectionate, self-petting we liked to say, and friendly to all other humans, and dogs and cats. She enjoyed her life in Atlanta, the Cayman Islands, and Nampa Idaho. Her yard was her domain, and she spent lots of time outside during the day enjoying the sun and rolling in the grass.

She was my favorite dog. Ever. Mainly because like me, she was a survivor of rough times in her childhood, and made it to happiness, and unconditional love.


Lived from 3-15-2003 to 5-19-2023, My angel went back home.


Koop, an amazing companion, bonded brother and therapy dog.


My wonderful Tibbs, thank you for always being my best friend and companion. I will always cherish the incredible 14 years we had together. Your sassy and sweet attitude made you one of a kind that all of our family and friends will never forget and love forever . I hope you get to run and play again, enjoying your stick collection and hedgehog toys. The treat dice and biscuit bag will always be full for you now so put in your order. Until we meet again my sweet girl! Love you forever and beyond!


BONES - an expert chipmunk hunter, a lover of burrowing under blankets, anything food related, sunbathing, a good car ride, and the relentless desire to pee on everything.

He was my support, companion, and best friend. 13 years wasn't long enough..


12/12/07 - 12/28/23 Saying goodbye to our Emma was painful, as it is with any pet. She hadn't been able to go up and down stairs for the last three years of her life but strolls around the neighborhood were still a huge pleasure for all of us. She loved her yard, which she was always exploring for signs of visiting critters. Being able to hold her in her favorite spot in the yard when we said goodbye was very peaceful. We appreciate the work Gentle Goodbyes does for us and our pets when that time ultimately comes.

Harley Bella Suarez
7/30/09 - 4/13/23

We brought Harley home when she was 11 weeks and we were blessed to have her with us until she was almost 14 years old. She loved the water but hated baths. She stole socks when we weren't looking. She was the best dog we could ever ask for. We love you so much HB! Rest in Love in Love.


Having to say goodbye to Charlie was one of the most difficult things in my life. It was a difficult time to decide if it was his time. He'd grown very sick by the end, but always kept his happy personality. He loved everyone. I was fortune enough for my vet to recommend Gentle Goodbyes. It made an extremely difficult situation easier. They were so kind and respectful.

Autumn Alden

9/22/2004-4/14/2023 After a year and a half of having my Mawmaw and Pawpaw to myself, I've joined my brother Champ at the Rainbow Bridge! Thank you to Gentle Goodbyes, especially, for helping me to cross over and get out of this tired 18 year old body! I would also like to thank Dr.'s Fost, Koble, Beil and Lobb of The Cat Doctor for all the years you helped to keep me in good health even when I started to have the arthritis, kidney and blood pressure issues. Also, thank you to Dr. Cottingham at West Vet Urgent Care for helping me recover from a blood pressure and infection issue late last year.

Champ and I were born September 22, 2004. Champ crossed over September 14, 2021, and then it was my turn on April 14, 2023. It was peaceful at first, then I saw Champ and he said it was time for me to play and get some exercise again, so off we went chasing and tumbling with each other! I get to snuggle with him again... It's soooo good to be back with him and I've even met some brothers and sisters that I didn't even know, as well as a reunion with our birth mom and our other brother and two sisters from our litter! It was a "wonderful" life! I look forward to seeing Mawmaw and Pawpaw when they come to get us at the Rainbow Bridge someday! Oh-oh! Here comes Champ again! I guess I better get moving! Take care and thank you all!

Jake Hale

We are so grateful for the care and empathy that was shown to our family and our Jake during his end of life services. Were both very compassionate and patient with us throughout the process. We loved our Jake so very much. We very much have a hole in our hearts without him.

Jake was adopted from the Idaho Humane Society in 2009. He was a graduate of the IDAPI (Idaho Inmate Dog Alliance Program) and he was the best dog a family could ask for. He loved balls and water more than anything (other than his people). He very much thought he was a people and just needed to be where his were at all times. He was a pleaser and so easily did what he was asked, maybe bribed with a little bit of popcorn. He loved treats and squeaky toys and running. He was happy to play, or to just snuggle up and have a lazy day. He was gentle and kind and happy. He was a forever good boy. There are not enough words to express just how lucky we were to have had him in our lives. We miss him every moment of every day. How blessed we were that we got to love him.

Maynard James

You were the best dog anyone could ask for. When we saw you at the pet store in the Karcher Mall and asked to see you, you immediately started playing with us. I always thought you chose us as your family. We named you after our favorite singer and the adventure began.

Katie was 5 years old going into kindergarten when we got you. You loved your car rides to take her to school every weekday until she was old enough to drive herself to school.

We thought we lost you several times through your life. Once when our house sitter let you out the front door. You were gone for 4 days until you showed back up at 2am at the front door. Dad was so excited to see you he ran out the front door in his undies. Another time you went looking for the gravy someone poured over the ledge that led to the river while camping. Somehow you found the only little spot on the cliff that saved you from falling to the bottom and you were all covered in gravy.

Camping was your favorite. You loved all the treats and being able to get as dirty as you wanted.

You were always my dog, always at my side even if I left the room for 2 seconds. Thank you for the 14+ years of love and companionship. The world is less full without you here. We love you Mane Dog.

Finnigan Classen

Finn most precious. Likes to work puzzles. We are a duet at the piano. Walking circles around my wheelchair means feed me. Riding on the seat of my walker or if I'm sitting she is on my lap I miss her so much. She was the perfect friend. Thank you for helping her on the final day. Jacquie Classen


Born February 12, 2007. Hopefully joined her human father Jim. Much loved.


Zoie came to live with us when we picked her up in Louisiana October of 2007 at eight weeks old. She was with us until her passing May 8, 2023. She enjoyed chasing her squeaker bear in the house and her favorite rock when outdoors. She liked sitting on her master's lap in his office looking out the french doors at activity in the park where she had her daily walks. When her health began to falter and she became blind she spent most of the time sleeping in a cuddler bed in the kitchen, a tiny five pound black and white toy poodle. We loved our little companion and will miss her very much.

Pebbles Hoppy

Pebbles motto "don't worry, be Hoppy".
She was the sweetest, happiest, adventurer. We were so blessed to have for 16 years.
While our hearts are broken, we know you are running and jumping pain free now. You left huge paw prints in our hearts and will never be forgotten.


I am so grateful that I chose Gentle Goodbyes when the time came for Koop to leave us. They were warm, compassionate and even played with him when he was playful even in pain.

Koop will forever be remembered as the bestest of friends, loyal companion, bonded brother to her sister, healer of bodies and of hearts. I know you wouldn't want me sad, Big Guy, so I'll try real hard ~ Run hard and be free.

Stella Mae Parlock

I know in my heart it was time to let my sweet 14 year old silver poodle go. I have never utilized a home vet for euthanasia before, I wanted to commend the team that came to my house May 7, 2023. They were so gentle, unassuming and non rushed. I appreciate you and your service so much and I think it made Stella's transition an easier one! I woke up the next day and knew I had done the most compassionate act for her.

Stella was born 5/30/2009. One of my patients told me she raised mini poodles and I went to Nampa to get her despite my inclination to rescue. She has been a joy for 14 years and a big part of my heart. I told my husband, yes it is hard at the end but the amount of joy they bring to our lives is worth some pain at the end of their somewhat short life span.

Again, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. I shall pass on high recommendations for your services for people when they have to make such difficult decisions. To not have to drag your pet into a cold strange sterile environment is a huge blessing.

Bentley Dumont

He had 16 wonderful years of love. He was always a very sweet boy.


We knew it would be hard to say goodbye but we underestimated how empty our hearts and home would feel without you. 13 years was not enough, Charlie. You were the sweetest, gentlest angel of a dog. You will always be the best butterball. We will love you forever.

Thank you, Gentle Goodbyes, for allowing us to say goodbye to our best friend in his home, feeling nothing but peace and love.

Sadie Williams

Sadie was the most lovable dog I've known and she brought happiness to our family for years. She was resilient and full of spirit clear until her last day with us and she was able to move on surrounded by those who loved her most. We will miss her dearly but know she is resting well and eating all the treats she can.

Ellie Pera

Thank you so much for helping us with our beloved Ellie! She was an amazing family dog, a good protector, a great duck hunter, and a good friend! She would even bark when the Amazon Driver pulled up so I could grab those Amazon boxes before my husband saw them! Ellie you will be missed in so many ways! Best dog ever!

Koda Bear

Bear was my best friend and copilot of adventure for 10.5 years. He was the happiest boy with a giant personality and a tail that never stopped wagging. He was a lover of tennis balls, giver of sweet puppy kisses, and chaser of birds. Our goodbye came far too soon. I'll be forever grateful to Gentle Goodbyes for helping me say goodbye to my boy at home in his own bed surrounded by people that loved him.


Gizmo hated the car, but loved flying in the company jet (my husband was their pilot). He loved running along the ocean beaches and sleeping on my head each night. He was my doggy soulmate for 18 years. I loved him dearly and miss him so much, but know he is in a good place now.


is a photo of our buddy Ruger. He was such a great companion for our family and we will miss him chasing balls and snuggles. Thank you for coming to our house to help us say goodbye.


I just wanted to send a picture of our beautiful Gulliver who passed on 2/16/23 so you can add him to your memorial wall. Thank you for helping make his passing easier.


He was such a sweet boy! And miss him daily!



Katie loved people, especially children.
Katie the adventure dog loved to travel.
Best furry friend

Taz (Tazzieman)

Taz showed up at our house, climbed up the window screen, looked in the front room and hollered until we let him in. Starving and emaciated he was but what a heart he had. For the next 18 years he was part of our family. My boys grew up with him and it was so very hard to say goodbye. Even after going blind and mostly deaf, he was so brave. Thank you for making his passing as easy as it could be.

Lily Smith

Lily was a wonderful companion to my family and will be missed. All dogs go to heaven and leave their paw prints in our hearts, to show us the way to heaven.


Tanner was our family's constant companion for 15 well-lived years. As a Lhasa Apso Poodle mix, he wasn't a large dog in stature, but he was mighty in spirit and attitude. Tanner came into our lives at just the right time - he adopted us as much as we did him, growing up alongside our daughters through their teenage years and beyond. There are so many funny and heartwarming stories we could tell about him, but they would take up more space than we have here to write about him. Suffice to say his personality and big eyes were always on display, while his bark definitely got your attention when he wanted it. If you weren't prepared he'd lick your leg to get some attention, too - maybe to scratch behind his ears, insist it was time to go outdoors, or simply to say hello in his own special way. Between Tanner and his brother, Tucker (a Maltipoo), there was plenty of affection and excitement to go around. Tucker has been promoted to alpha dog now, but we can tell he's aware of his brother's absence. Tanner, you will be missed more than we can express - you've left an indelible impression on our hearts and home.


In memory of our sweet Macie, who insisted she come home with us when we visited Simply Cats back in 2012. She enjoyed being Queen of the house, ruling from the top of her cat tree as she kept track of the birds and other wildlife in the back yard. She also loved playing with her faux mice, often bringing them to us as gifts. She was independent and spirited, and very loving; a constant, wonderful companion to us during these past 10.5 years. She will always be in our hearts.


A tribute to Taya, who crossed the Rainbow Bridge on 2/26/23.

We adopted Taya when she was 9 months old, when we were living in North Dakota. We lived in an old farmhouse surrounded by a shelter belt of lots of huge pine trees on 2 sides, and fields for as far as the eye could see beyond those and on the other 2 sides. She loved to run, and chase and catch critters! Over the years she's slowed down, but she lived a wonderful 14 years and 2 months. She was very loved and spoiled, and a loyal companion, to her human family and to her "brother" Ruger and "sister" Tazmin. She is greatly missed.


Thank you for your unconditional love and loyalty. I bet you had more miles under you belt than any other dog in the world, and I know you cleared the foothills of every lost tennis ball. You gave 110% Maximum effort until the end. Your only fault was your life was too short. For 15 years you were my best friend. Thank you for choosing me.


He loved sitting in the Sun in our backyard and we were so thankful that his last day WAS a sunny day.


Buddy (aka BigBoy Gentle)

Saying Goodbye is one of the hardest things we have done together as a couple.
So Grateful we were part of his life for 15 years.
Thank you for helping us with Buddy.
We love you and miss you Buddy.
2008 to 2023


That is where she was when we said goodbye too.
Fireplace going and all. ♥️


Maddie was our beloved 4 legged furry kid. She was with us for almost 20 years.
She was a cuddle bug and loved to be with her people.

RIP Maddie Mae you were well loved and will be greatly missed. Fly high sweet angel!


He had 16 wonderful years of love.
He was always a very sweet boy


Diogi joined our family at the age of 8 from the Oregon Humane Society. Diogi gave us 6 wonderful years. She was a big goofball who absolutely LOVED car rides with hopes of getting a pup ice cream cone haha she became the best big sister to her human sibling, watching over him and letting him crawl all over her in her senior years. Diogi will be missed by so family friends both in Oregon and Idaho. Until we meet again, sweet mama


For 16 and 1/2 years, Indy was the light of our life. She was always full of energy and had a willingness to please and love us. Gentle Goodbyes had lots of empathy, and they were very good at what they did and how they treated us.

Saki Campbell

You were both there to help me through one of the toughest things I have ever had to do. I have had the great honor to have this girl for 12+ years. She has been my companion and my family.

Thank you both for giving her an actual "gentle goodbye". I cannot thank you enough for your compassionate care and understanding of my grief. God Bless


You came into our home and eased us through our final goodbyes with extreme kindness and knowledge. The description of what was taking place put us at peace and we knew that we had made the right decision at the right time in this way to say our final goodbye to Maci.

Maci was almost 14 years old but we only were able to have her latch onto our hearts for close to 7 years. Too short of a time to love this bundle of goofiness and fur. Our hearts definitely are breaking but we are so thankful for the two angels that came to our home to take care of Maci for us.

Thank you again, Gentle Goodbyes, for carefully attending to our entire family. We will be forever grateful.


Aileron was born in Woodinville, Wa on May 12, 2007. For all of her 16 years, she was the BEST DOG EVER. Always at your side, always vigilant, and always playful. And SO SMART! We had the best adventures and the best times. She went from being a single man's best friend to a family dog with three little girls to raise and protect. And she took care of them like she was born to do it.

Aileron was more than a dog. She was part of us, and she always will be. We will miss her forever until we see her again. There's too much to say about her. She was that special. We'll miss you, Sweet Puppy. You were THE BEST, and you always will be.


BaoVe (Vietnamese for "protector") was the most gentle, loving and loyal fur baby. He loved long walks and was a faithful walking buddy to his human mom for most of his 14 years. BaoVe knew all of the coffee houses in our West Boise neighborhood and enjoyed many treats and pup cups. He loved playing in his large yard and could play fetch forever; he also loved and snuggled with the family cats. He was such a good boy! BaoVe, you are missed SO much! Mom and Dad will love you forever.


Mandy was our sweet girl who passed away at 15 years old. We adopted her from Greenhill Humane Society in Eugene, Oregon in April 2017. Mandy was rescued at the age of 9 from a hoarding situation and was very frightened of other humans. She had no teeth, but was able to eat food normally and absolutely loved her wet cat food and treats. She would make sure to wake us up every morning at about 5am, waiting for her food with her patented screaming meow. Mandy didn't like to be held, but loved ear scratches and sitting on our laps to get pets. We miss you Mandy and a piece of us is missing without you here.

Stinky Pete

Stinky Pete was my companion for 24 years. When he was young he would hunt for snakes, lizards, mice, gophers he never touched birds. He would play fetch with a rubber band and play hide and seek with our dog Moose. Stinky Pete always knew how to comfort me. In many ways Stinky Pete was my soulmate. He will live forever in my heart. I love and miss you Stinky.

Bee Meagher

Bee Meagher died on March 12, 2023 at our home.

Forever in my heart.


Sammy was our Kitty for 16 years. We loved him and he will be in our hearts forever. He was a true warrior and a cuddly companion not only to his human buddies but also his 4 legged furry brothers and sisters. RIP Sammy - We know your 4 legged furry buddies welcomed you at the Rainbow Bridge!



I got Rusty from his owner who had to move away and couldn't take him. We had Rusty for a short time but he touched our hearts. I called him my labor of love. Thanks to Gentle Goodbyes for give him a peaceful journey to doggy heaven. We miss you sweet boy!


My heart is broken. Toby, my sweet, 15 year old, 7 lb. Yorkie crossed the Rainbow Bridge 2/4/2023. I rescued Toby when he was 3.5 years old and what a blessing he has been to me.
He was my companion and a friend to everyone he met. He loved walks, playing with his toys and getting back rubs. Not much of a lap dog but always affectionate and wanted to be held if I was standing.
Even though he was deaf the last few years, we could easily communicate with each other. He was always so active and people couldn't believe how old he was. The photo was taken two months before he passed.
I'm grateful that he had a long, active life and I have wonderful memories of my sweet baby. I miss him so much.
Toby, mommy loves you forever. Enjoy chasing those bunnies and squirrels.

Mickey Blue Eyes

In 2012 at the age of 4, Mick became a part of our family after meeting him at the West Valley Humane Shelter. We immediately fell head over heels with him and his expressive blue eyes and knew right away he was coming home with us. One could always tell what he was thinking by just looking into his eyes. He was a soft old soul and loved everyone he met. Mick also loved his tennis balls and squeaky toys the most and would unpack his toy box every morning. One of his favorite morning rituals was to grab a squeaky toy first thing and then howl his good mornings while carrying his toy in his mouth. In spite of being sick, he still loved to play a rousing game of keep away with his toys. When Mick wasn't playing, he was enjoying the life of a lap dog. Mick relished this role as his early life was spent herding cattle and an occasional stubborn goat. It took mom 2 weeks after his adoption to wash the feedlot smell out of his fur. Mickey Blue Eyes you are so missed by all who loved you, so until we meet again, run free with Mozart, Burton, Greykin and Henry. We will see you again sweet boy.

Axel Foley

What an amazing addition you were to our family! We are so grateful for the 8 wonderful years you had shared with us. You were larger than life and had so much love to give and receive. We will miss you dearly, but know that you are pain-free and having a blast with those that passed before you.
Love and miss you dearly Axel Foley,
Your loving family


Kody picked a puppy out of a litter and named him Max, who we loved for over 14 years. He loved everyone he met. Max would greet us when we came home and told us if we had been away too long! He listened well when we needed someone to talk to or cry on. Max loved to run along the fence line chasing squirrels. He was always eager to go a walk & take time to enjoy the smells along the way. A bone was better buried first & then chewed on later! Standing on his back feet, he could reach lots of items, like pizza or brownies. Max is the best & will always be in our hearts, mind & soul.


Our precious Dora, gave so much to our home life for 13.5 yrs. She was an incredibly loyal and loving soul who was protective of us and our home, but at the same time, was always open and very approachable and gentle to anybody who wanted to pet her out in the world. We never feared for any children that would come up to her. She had a beautiful dominant female-ness about her, and thru her communications, guided the way for us and our other dog in day to day life. I trust that she will continue to protect us and lead the way as our Guardian Angel, never to be forgotten.


Mogi was a loyal member of our pack for the past 16 years. Our bright eyed pup was always up for an adventure, he loved to fetch, swim and be around his people. Mogi was the best dog and brought so much love into our lives. We will miss you sweet boy. Fetch on Sir Mogollon the First, the never ending green bone buffet awaits you.


Roman was an amazing companion for his 12 years of life. He started off the first couple years of his life home-to-home not fitting in until he eventually ran away and lived on the streets until collected by animal services to be put down. We were notified by an animal rescue organization that saved him and were looking for a home for Roman. We rescued Roman and our five kids surrounded him with love and support. We would always tell friends that Roman only had one job (which he did well) that was simply to "Love Everyone"....and he did. Roman was a gentle and kind dog that treated everyone he met with loving excitement. His sweetness was always noticed. We miss Roman and know that he lived an amazing life with us.


Jeffrey was almost 11 1/2 years old when we said goodbye. He was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma almost 2 months prior and we tried to give him all the love, fun and treats we could leading up to the day. Jeffrey loved sitting like a human on benches and couches, watching back and forth as people had conversations. If for one second you sat on the ground, he wouldn't hesitate to take the opportunity to sit on your lap. He loved having conversations and holding eye contact. He loved eating snow and chewing sticks and cuddling all night long. He loved hard and was truly loved by everyone who ever met him. He is so very missed.



Hudson, my precious Boston Terrier and Mama's baby. He loved to play ball and "hide & seek". There wasn't a nook or cranny in the house where he couldn't find me in nothing flat. A wonderful companion for 14-1/2 years, I will always miss him.


Harley was our beautiful, gentle girl. She loved her walks, meeting kitties, and her biscuits! A beautiful soul that will be missed❤️


This pretty girl was bottle fed at 4 weeks old by my husband. She excelled at catching tennis balls, frisbees and taking a swim! She was always at my side and within eyesight of me. My dog loved rides and knew where we were usually going. She could smell a lake or river before we reached them.Twelve years of devotion and a shining personality. She passed sweetly so that she wouldn't be in pain anymore. So missed.


Seamus the blue heeler was a very sweet, intelligent, and soulful dog. He loved eating, sitting in the sunshine, playing fetch (before his joints got too sore), going on walks, loving on friends and neighbors, and being by my side. Everyone who spent time with him ended up falling in love with him, and it made me happy that he had such a wide circle of friends. The bond he and I shared was the closest and most dear one of my life, and we truly did learn and grow together over the 13 and 1/2 years we had (he was about a year old when I adopted him).

The first week of his absence has been tremendously painful, but I take comfort in the thought that he is completely without pain or limitation now. Thank you to the vets at Habitat, Les Bois, and West Vet for taking such good care of him over the years, and to anyone who ever watched him for me, and to Gentle Goodbyes for helping him pass over peacefully.

I love you always and forever, Seamus.

Here's a song I wrote the week before he died, though I wasn't yet aware he was sick. https://soundcloud.com/janreedmusic/good-boy


Bear my big sweet guy. You gave us 14 years of goofiness, fun and laughter. There wasn't a squirrel you wouldn't chase or a piece of food on the counter you wouldn't try to get. I'll see you on the other side of the rainbow bridge my friend.


It's tough to imagine life without our beloved family member. Sadly, on Dec. 15 2022 we no longer had to imagine. How do you say goodbye to one who meant so much to your family? You came into our lives on June 21st 2013 and gave us 9 years of companionship, protection, love, friendship, fun, joy and laughter. While your life was much shorter than it should have been, we will forever cherish the memories of those 9 wonderful years.
We will miss...
...you lying under our feet in the kitchen as we prepared our meals or sitting patiently as we prepared yours ...you barrelling through the dog door after hearing the crinkle of a Baby Bell cheese wrapper or the running of the can opener ...the scratching on the office or bedroom door because we had the audacity to close it behind us without inviting you in ...your snow covered face as you ran joyfully through the freshly fallen snow ...you lying on your back holding your ball in the air with your front paws ...checking the mail as you checked the perimeter of the front yard for intruders ...having to get out of the way when opening the back door for fear of getting run over as you rushed to be the first one out ...mowing the lawn and having to move the ball you dropped in front of the mower ...the countless hours playing fetch in the back yard ...the howling when you saw us grab your leash and collar or putting our shoes on because you knew it was time for your walk ...coming in from the garage seeing you sitting and staring at us waiting for the snack we were supposed bring in ...sitting in the recliner and reaching down the side to feel you lying there beside us. And we will especially miss your wonderful greeting at the door whenever we came home from being away.

The moment that you left us, our hearts split in two.
One side filled with memories, the other side died with you.
We often lay awake at night when the world is fast asleep
and take a walk down memory lane with tears upon our cheek.
Remembering you is easy. We do it every day.
But missing you is a heartache that never goes away.
We hold you tightly within our hearts and there you will remain.
You see life goes on without you but will never be the same.

Goodbye Titan. We love you and miss you and you will forever be in our hearts and minds.