Sugar - the first Pit Bull I ever met

Postby iluvk9 » March 5th, 2009, 7:15 am

I am sorry to say, that my friend, Gerda, had to let Sugar go yesterday.

Sugar's life started when Gerda rescued her. There were reports of a dog left alone, and tied up in the woods. When Gerda and a friend found her, she had one of those horrible chains around her neck, and her "leash" was only 2 feet long. She was on her deathbed.

Living with Gerda was truly a blessing for Sugar. She was a Pet Therapy Dog with my Louie at the Assisted Living Facility. She traveled all over the east coast, first class. Sugar was the Ambassador at the private shelter that Gerda started. A "plain old Pit Bull" like Sugar, convinced more people to rescue another one. Her personality was sweet and unwavering.

She was the reason I rescued Darlene Linguine and learned more about the breed.

We are devestated at the loss of this beautiful soul.

Sugar is the beautiful brindle on the right.

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Postby SisMorphine » March 5th, 2009, 8:01 am

It sounds like she was a total sweetheart of a dog. RIP Sugar. You will be greatly missed.
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » March 5th, 2009, 8:22 am

RIP sweet Sugar. :(
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Postby Marinepits » March 5th, 2009, 8:26 am

:( Oh, I'm sorry, Joyce. Please send my condolences to Gerda.
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Postby TheRedQueen » March 5th, 2009, 9:26 am

RIP sounds like you were an amazing girl...changing people's minds is never easy...but it sounds like you did that easily. :)
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Postby Jenn » March 5th, 2009, 10:46 am

:hug3: So sorry Joyce

RIP Sugar :(
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Postby CinderDee » March 5th, 2009, 10:54 am

I'm so sorry, Joyce. :hug3:

Please give my condolences to Gerda.

RIP Sugar...
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Postby KJS » March 5th, 2009, 12:25 pm

RIP Sugar easy now girl :(
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Postby iluvk9 » March 5th, 2009, 5:01 pm

Thank you for all your kind words.

It was bone cancer that took Sugar's life. She passed with dignity at home.
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Postby cheekymunkee » March 5th, 2009, 8:01 pm

Sleep well sweet girl :(
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Postby airwalk » March 5th, 2009, 8:33 pm

Be at peace sweet Sugar
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Postby iluvk9 » March 6th, 2009, 7:05 am

I am hoping to find a good photo of Sugar and have our Moe do one of her fabulous drawings.
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Postby hugapitbull » March 6th, 2009, 8:08 am

Run free at Rainbow Bridge sweet girl.
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Postby madremissy » March 7th, 2009, 12:34 am

RIP Sweet Sugar
Joyce I am so glad that you are there for Gerda :hug3:
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Postby TinaMartin » March 9th, 2009, 2:31 pm

RIP Sugar
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Postby LMM » April 4th, 2009, 7:17 am

RIP Sweet Sugar :(
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Postby iluvk9 » April 4th, 2009, 9:00 am

Thank you.
I still haven't been able to get a full facial photo of Sugar. I soooooo want Moe to do a portrait.
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