1995 - 2010
Reilly (aka Buddy, Reills, Sparty, Big Chief, Bubby Bear) ... and he loved every one of those monikers, and more!
More than anything else, he was a best friend who offered us everything he had, and then some, until he couldn't any longer. He loved his treats, especially bits of grilled salmon from the table (in his later years), and his car rides and runs in the park.
He told us when he was ready to go, and though profoundly sad, we listened.
In life, he gave us everything a dog could give, especially to his "Bunkmate." There's no doubt they extended one another's lives and gave each other great joy and comfort in their final years.
Now, he has left us with wonderful memories and an even greater love for dogs.