All in the Family



Gus found us while we were shopping at Home Depot. Some folks had him in their cart and my husband pointed him out to me and I said "That's the type of dog I want". 10 minutes later we're in the check-out line and hear the folks with the puppy in their cart say "He's free to a good home." My husband and I looked at each other and 5 minutes later we had Gus! Gus, (named after Augustus McCray in Lonesome Dove) was very mischievous at first, but grew into an awesome dog. We had almost 12 wonderful years together, traveling, hiking, backpacking, and just hanging out. He's now hiking the Spirit Trail and still brings us smiles (and a few tears) everyday.

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Comments (8)
Jul 26, 2009 i-love-my-puppy
i'm so sorry :, ( i'm sure gus misses you as much as you miss him.
Jul 26, 2009 Sonya1997
Im very sorry 4 ur loss gus is in doggie heaven now =-P
Jul 26, 2009 lalamcgoo
awwwwww, i'm sorry you no longer have this special boy, he sounds like a wonderful dog, I loved your story.
Jul 26, 2009 puppylover1571
im sorry he died R.I.P
Jul 26, 2009 puppies rule
rest in peace!!! Puppy!!!!
Jul 26, 2009 THE BLACK WIDOW
Sorry you loss sweet Gus!
Jul 26, 2009 dogs101
Im very sorry,you must miss him so much.The same thing happend to me with Ben.
Jul 26, 2009 Todlor
AT least he's in the doggy heaven! Biscuits and cozy beds and no cats! OH MY!
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