Memorials

Memorial for Bodhi

Dear Village, It breaks our hearts to make this post. Bohdi, formerly Butch of the Georgia Gang, passed over the rainbow bridge. Below is a sweet message from his family. Fly high sweet boy! “On Christmas Eve, our sweet little Bodhi suffered a series of seizures. We rushed him to the ER where he had…

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In Loving Memory of Meatball

It is with great sadness we let the Village know that Alum Meatball passed away yesterday due to complications from megacolon. When Meatball was adopted by his wonderful family, he had been diagnosed with Addison’s disease. The family said he did wonderfully over the years with this. They are heartbroken and said he was a feisty…

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In Memory of Olive

It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of Alum Olive’s passing. Olive was struggling with seizures. Her family fought hard to help her and reported that she passed away peacefully in her sleep in her mommy’s arms. Olive’s family said, “She was the coolest little gal around. Her good days…

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Memorial for Roe’s Bud

“Every once in a while, a dog enters your life and changes everything…Author Unknown”   This rings true for our followers, but one in particular on this day. Losing our beloved animals has a different reaction with each of us, much like losing a family member. Some, like our follower Janice Walker Pogue, decide to…

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RIP Amos

The Village mourns today the loss of our foster, Amos. What should have been an elongated soft palate surgery to ease his breathing turned out to be a surgery that discovered a huge tumor lodged in the back of his throat. A heroic effort was made to give him a chance for life but the…

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Memorial for Ellie (formerly Fiona)

Ellie’s forever parents sent this amazing memorial for us to share about their precious little girl: “Ellie passed away at home on June 19, 2017. We were and are devastated by her loss. We wanted so much more for our little princess—we wanted to share the world with her, and to share her with the…

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RIP Sweet Ringo

FBV “Georgia Gang” foster Ringo passed away on April 20, 2017. He was diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer shortly after arriving at his foster mom’s home. Here is what she had to say about sweet Ringo’s passing: “My beloved protector, FBV foster Ringo, passed today with the compassionate assistance of his hospice service. I knew…

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Holly, aka Halle Berry (part of the GA gang), has passed away

Our beautiful foster French Bulldog, Holly (aka Halle Berry) of the GA gang, crossed the rainbow bridge in her sleep 4/9/2017 very peacefully in her foster mom’s living room. Since she was headed for a consult appointment with a specialist on 4/10/2017, it seemed like the right decision not to rush her to the ER as she…

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Run Free Vito

We received some very sad news from the forever family of Vito, a FBV alum. “I don’t know what to write really. He was such a strong boy. He came to us unable to walk and ended up hiking mountain trails. He loved being outside and on the water and we’d always joke that he was…

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RIP Brooklyn

It’s with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of Brooklyn passing. Former critical care foster Brooklyn, adopted by one of our volunteers, passed peacefully at home on March 1, 2017 at 1:45pm. Not long ago, Brooklyn was diagnosed with an inoperable brain stem tumor. Please hold Brooklyn’s family in your hearts and send sweet…

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