Zachary (in memory)


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Picture of Zachary (in memory), a male Labrador Retriever/Pointer

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"having some fun at my favorite beach"

Home:San Francisco, CA  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 26-50 lbs

Having a nice walk in Marin County

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"Having a nice walk in Marin County"

Thanks Puppie the Wingmaker!

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"Thanks Puppie the Wingmaker!"

Thanks Wheelie Boy Babybear! Pretty pic!

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"Thanks Wheelie Boy Babybear! Pretty pic!"

Thanks to the family of Sgt. Earnie Bilko-Essig, Sammy Essig (In Loving Memory), Eddie Essig, Emmy Lu Essig and more

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"Thanks to the family of Sgt. Earnie Bilko-Essig, Sammy Essig (In Loving Memory), Eddie Essig, Emmy Lu Essig and more"

Having some fun

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"Having some fun"

Oh My Dawg! I

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"Oh My Dawg! I'm DOTD (Thank you for the photo, Sassy!)"

Walkies in the park

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"Walkies in the park"

In front of Bridal Veils Fall in Yosemite

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"In front of Bridal Veils Fall in Yosemite"

Trying to hide in the grass

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"Trying to hide in the grass"

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Nicknames:
Zachie, Zach-a-roni, Colonel Pooperton

Doggie Dynamics:
 Energy 
sleepyenergetic
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Friendliness 
aggressiveaffectionate
 
 Playfulness 
not playfulvery playful
 
 Disposition 
anxiouscalm
 

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Quick Bio:
-mutt-part feral-dog rescue

Birthday:
November 6th 1989

Likes:
treats and anything you're eating

Pet-Peeves:
being left home alone

Favorite Toy:
never been much of a toy fan...he chased a ball once

Favorite Food:
puperoni, hamburgers, chicken, anything you're eating

Favorite Walk:
fort funston, anywhere outside!

Best Tricks:
acting like he's never been fed

Arrival Story:
Zach was abandoned at the emergency vet hospital at the University of Penn in Philadelphia. His previous owners brought him in after he had been hit by a car. Assuming the worst, they left him at the hospital and never returned. Zach was actually fine, didn't need any expensive surgery, and was taken home by one the workers at the vet hospital. Zach's been living hard ever since.

Bio:
We think Zach is Lab, German Shepherd, some other kind of shepherd, pointer, pig, and who knows what else...he is a total mutt1

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August 21st 2007 More than 7 years!

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I'm gonna git this

December 22nd 2010 3:24 pm
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I'm gonna get this Kindle!

 

Oh My Dog!

July 22nd 2008 7:18 pm
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Thanks to all my new furriends for the awesome supportive words and gifts. I think it might take a few to get through them all, but I see them and wow! It's awesome and what a great feeling. You all are the best...thanks for the love and support!

 

The Bridge

July 22nd 2008 11:18 am
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Zach's mom here...we had to let Zach go last night at 11:50 p.m. His heart was in pretty bad shape and he reached the point where he couldn't even get up to go to his water bowl without having a panting attack and passing out. We could have had him go through a battery of tests to figure out exactly what was wrong, with maybe, maybe a chance of having him two more weeks. But we didn't want to put him through all that...and having him two more weeks would have just been selfish on our part. So we made the decision to let him go. It was the hardest decision we ever had to make.

He was such a good friend: he taught me more about dogs, people and myself, more than I ever expected of a 50 pound furrball. I am honored to have had him, know him, and love him.

Zachie, if you can hear me, I hope you have finally caught that bunny. Have fun on the other side. You can do anything you want, eat anything you want, chase anything you want, smell things as long as you want. I've heard that there are others there already waiting to meet you. Think of it as a long vacation at doggie daycare, and I promise that some day we'll meet you there.

 
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