Tara -Forever loved

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Picture of Tara -Forever loved, a female Chow Chow

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"Love and purple kisses from Tara"

Home:MN  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Female   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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"Tara's Christmas pic of 2006"

My tree, year three!  Started off slow but looks OK now.  5/14/10

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"My tree, year three! Started off slow but looks OK now. 5/14/10"

5/10/09  WooHoo!  Year Two

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"5/10/09 WooHoo! Year Two"


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"Tara's Memorial tree on 5/16/08 Purple Kisses!!"


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Lounging on the deck

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"Lounging on the deck"

This was taken on my 13th Golden birthday.

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"This was taken on my 13th Golden birthday."

Back in the day without all the gray!  Beautiful Tara

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"Back in the day without all the gray! Beautiful Tara"

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Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

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Quick Bio:

November 13th 1993

Being in the same room with you, sleeping, laying out on the deck

Our other dogs getting her attention

Favorite Food:
Chicken, steak, jerky, fish, & homemade dog biscuits. Her main diet was Wellness senior mixed with plain yogurt in the morning and cottage cheese in the evening. She also got supplements for joint relief and pain medications on bad days for arthritis

Favorite Walk:
Short walks to the park

Best Tricks:
At 13, just being the wonderful senior gal that she is!

Arrival Story:
Tara was a free to good home pup given to us 13 years ago. My sister knew the woman who had the litter and she gave us Tara. Despite the fact she gave us her AKC papers, we had her spayed as soon as she was 6 months old. We don't condone breeding without the betterment of the breed as the #1 purpose. Tara is a wonderful little girl and very petite. She has also gone deaf, but I think that has made her even more lovable!

Tara was very healthy for the first 10 years of her life, but these last three have been more challenging. In 2004 she tore her ACL. While in surgery to repair the torn ligament, her heart started to have problems and they had to abort the surgery. In 2006 she had a collapsing spell and was referred to the UofM to see the cardiologist. She has an enlarged heart and a grade 3 AV block. On November 13, 2006 she celebrated her 13th Golden Birthday even though the odds were against her to survive. She is doing very well with medications given her current medical issues. We try to keep her as stress free as possible and she has very limited physical activities. She is an inspiration of will and determination. We are blessed. All the vets at the Uof M thought she was a wonderful reflection of the Chow breed. Tara passed away this morning(7/22/07) in the company of her family. We are going to miss her dearly.

Forums Motto:
I love to watch what\'s going on!

The Last Forum I Posted In:
2 year annifursary

Missing you today and every day, Tara:

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I've Been On Dogster Since:
February 2nd 2007 More than 8 years!

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for 2941 days

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Love and purple kisses from heaven

Love you Tara

July 22nd 2015 6:31 pm
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Simply put. I love and miss you dearly.

When you left us that Sunday morning, it broke my heart. Even though it has mended, it is incomplete. I believe you took a piece of it with you to heaven.

8 years since we were together and yet I still miss you so much.

Love you baby girl



Thank you Dogster!

July 27th 2014 8:22 pm
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Thank you for honoring me with Diary of the Day, Dogster.

It is a very special honor to be chosen, especially for my memorial entry. I would also like to thank everypup for my bridge day and Diary of the Day pressies. I may be gone but I will forever be mom's first little Chow girl and hold a very special place in her heart. Lately her heart breaks often but things are slowly improving.

Thank you again for such a special and wonderful honor. I know the diaries are not functioning like they are supposed to but at least they can be read if you can get to the page. :)

Love and purple kisses,


Rainbow Bridge Day

July 22nd 2014 7:10 pm
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It was a Sunday morning 7 years ago that our life changed and you left us physically forever. We have never forgotten you and think of you all the time. You were our first little Chow girl and because of you, Mei Li is now in our family. We moved and had to leave your beautiful memorial tree behind but are so happy that it survived those couple difficult earlier years and started to thrive. I knew your tree would make it, it had the best guardian angel.

My dearest angel, I love you and thank you for over 13 great years.

Love you,

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