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Honor an old friend by sharing their story

Welcome to the Happy Tails Pet Hospital Pet Memorial. We encourage you to browse through these pets and read their memorial. And, if you feel so inclined to, we encourage you to pay tribute to an old friend and share their story with this community.

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Sammy (Sosa) Young
Sammy (Sosa) Young
In Loving Memory
My Sammy was the sweetest boy . Loved kids, car rides and walks. Going to the park with his little human. He even enjoyed going to the vet. He never meet an animal or a human he didn't like. He was my traveling buddy loved to go anywhere. If you were getting in a car he wanted to go. My heart will never be the same without you my Sammy. Love you forever and always..

Chance
Chance
In Loving Memory
We lost our boy Chance and are heartbroken. He was the light of our lives and was there with us when we lost our Kody to cancer. We were so fortunate to adopt Chance from LCHS. He was one of the most loving and smartest boys we have ever had. He was always so happy and loved everyone. He especially loved our trips to Big R where everyone fell in love with him. He also loved the many camping trips we took. Thank you for taking such good care of Chance. We love you Chance and will never forget you!

Tigger
Tigger
In Loving Memory
We all miss our Trigger!

Jack & Georgia
Jack & Georgia
In Loving Memory
Jack & Georgia were American Bulldogs they came from a shelter when we found them at 6 months old. they lived until 9 years old.

They gave my family joy that I cannot express in words.

They are missed so much. We will never forget them!

Zeus
Zeus
In Loving Memory
Zeus entered this world on October 26, 2005. He entered our home and hearts 7 weeks later. He was technically a Christmas gift to my baby brother, but in reality he was a gift to our whole family. Zeus was “imperfectly perfect.” His only imperfections were those beyond his control. He shedded like crazy and slobbered buckets – especially at the site of food! Otherwise, he truly was a perfect 200 pound gentle-giant.

My dad refers to Zeus as a “dog genius” and, to us, he really was. When Zeus was a young pup, my uncle observed us give him a tennis shoe as a play toy. Thinking Zeus would not be able to decipher a shoe given to him as a toy from one of our good shoes, my uncle remarked “you’re going to regret that!” But with Zeus their never were any regrets or moments we felt let down by him. We could leave items like shoes all throughout the house and he wouldn’t touch them. However, if we put a shoe or similar item in his toy box, he knew it was good for the taking and he’d have it torn to shreds in minutes. He was amazing like that!

Zeus loved to play tug-of-war and fetch balls. Of course with Zeus, we weren’t tossing tennis balls. It was Zeus-sized balls – Basketballs!

Many of our fondest memories of Zeus revolve around Notre Dame Football games. Zeus went to many games with our family. In fact, in the picture here, Zeus is wearing his custom made Notre Dame jacket complete with his name embroidered on it. Zeus received so much attention at the Notre Dame games and he always made us so proud with his great behavior as people flocked to him and made over him. It’s hard to say whether the team or Zeus was the bigger attraction when Zeus was on campus.

Zeus also traveled to downtown Chicago with us multiple times. He made himself good and cozy on the 22nd floor of a beautiful Chicago high-rise. He even walked the Magnificent Mile and visited Millennium Park with us. Again, he made us so proud because he was perfectly

Ciara Marie
Ciara Marie
In Loving Memory
Ciara left us on July 6th. Her favorite things to do were car rides, counter surfing and taking big bites from snow drifts. I will miss my shadow and my best friend. I loved giving her hugs and getting them in return. She had a way to melt her way into your heart. Love you so much my baby girl.

Jazzy
Jazzy
In Loving Memory
Jazzy came into Our family the first dog we have ever had loving & sweet she completely changed my idea of dogs. She was like another child to us. she loved the smell of lotion & would bow her head when she smelled it to let you rub it in her lil head & ears. She was gentle & loved & will forever be saved in Our hearts & Missed. We Love You Jazzy Girl xxxxoxxxx

Butterscotch
Butterscotch
In Loving Memory
We got her in 2006 as a puppy. She then became a family member and one of our kids. She will be missed by her Mom, Dad, Justin, Ben and Stephanie.

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