Nicknames: My Best Friend, Boomer Girl, Boo, Missy Boo, AAAAAAAAAAAABoooooo!! Sweet Pea
Birthday: October 15th 1994
Likes: Laying in the sun, sleeping on the bed, Baby, Mom and Dad okay even Turner
Pet-Peeves: Turner, Thunderstorms, Wind, having her picture taken - hates it!!
Favorite Toy: Turner, squirrels., the actual plastic squeeker
Favorite Food: Cow Poop - honestly it's a treat!!
Favorite Walk: Anywhere and everywhere with everyone
Best Tricks: Beating up Turner
Arrival Story: While in the acadamy for Dept. of Corrections for Florida my husband got her for me. My vet knew the litter from the rescue and said she was the runt. She's been the best companion ever!! As a pup we lived in the city behind an elementary school. I caught the kids on day throwing rocks and sticks at Boomer and Baby - followed the kids and found the parents to be just as bad!! Boomer is the kind of dog that gives you a sense of security knowing that she is with you. If you are having a bad day she is the the calm that is near you. She will just touch you to let you know she is there for you no matter what. Sometimes she will just stare at you, I swear she wishes she could speak english! She can be very intense when she stares. I tell her all the time that she is my rock.
Bio: Boomer is scared to death of thunder and lightening. Living in the middle of the 2nd lightening capital in the world has not been easy. We found a wonderful tool to help her cope. It's called an Anxiety Wrap. We highly recommend it. Before we got the wrap she would pant, climb on your head, shake, be completely unconsolable. She got to the point where she would hurt herself to try to get out of the yard and "outrun" the thunder and lightening. Now we put her jacket on, it works off of pressure points on the body and she is tolerable of the storms. This was a lifesaver during the 2004 hurricane season. We got slammed with 4 storms and she was a trooper about it!!
Since you left us. I think of you often and how much you taught us. You were so brave right up to the end and for that I'm grateful for. I know that Turner found you when he left us. And that my trio is running around creating chaos wherever you guys go! Love you Boo, miss you!
It's been 3 years. Life has changed so much since you joined Baby in heaven. Some for the good, some not so good. Turner is doing well and has applied all the bad habits you taught him to his daily life. Like how to stare mom down, and drive her nuts. It was so sad when you passed, I can't spend too much time thinking about that dreadful day - it hurts so much. But know that me and dad still think of you and miss you terribly. We have a new girl in the house - Darcy. Her fears are shocking sometimes. But the Anxiety Wrap that helped you for so many years is helping her. I swear when she wears it she reminds me of you. It's like you are calming her and saying it's alright - relax.
One year ago I took you to the vet, you stopped eating and seemed to be unhappy. Little did I know that day that I would never be able to hold you, pet your soft head and look into your beautiful eyes again. Boomer, I'm so sorry. I miss you so much. When I came home Turner looked for you for days, never finding you. He misses you to! Dad was in Texas and has lived with the guilt of not being there when it was your time to go. I finally sold the house and moved to be with dad in Texas. It has been horrible here, I know you've heard my thoughts, that was just your way.
It's been a long year and I just wanted you and anyone who reads this know how much me, your dad and Turner miss you and Baby so much. You left us so quickly that it just hurts so bad - even to this day a year later.