Buddy came to our family in 2003. He and his brother, Buster were at a kill shelter in Central California with only one day remaining until they were going to be put down. We drove down as soon as we could to check them out. We learned that Buddy and Buster were both about 1 year old and had never been inside a house and had never eaten from their own bowls. They kept getting out of their yard and their owners couldn’t handle them anymore.
We knew we couldn’t let them be put down, so we decided to adopt them. Buddy (and Buster) were loving dogs who quickly became accustomed to the good things in life – soft, comfy beds and treats galore! Buddy was intelligent, kind, loving and his inner-puppy continued to show – even towards the end. He loved to roll around with his toys and his bed was constant source of entertainment. He could sniff out bread from anywhere in the house and wouldn’t rest until the last piece was shared.
In many ways, Buddy saved us. A constant companion, he will always be missed by us and his brother, Buster. He crossed the rainbow bridge knowing how much he was loved.
A donation was made in Buddy's memory and the memorial was created on May 22, 2017.