September 18, 2008, I put my darling, sweet Jack to sleep. He began to
suffer late last night and even though I wasn't ready, he was.
He was 4.5 in April, 2003, when I found out he had cardiomyopathy and
so bad that he should have died that day. From that point on, I
how many more days I might have with him.
Well, he beat the odds and would have turned 10 years old next month.
When he went
"Code Blue" in March of this year (2008), we almost lost him, but
brought him back with heart compressions. His heart specialist
prescribed new meds and we all hoped he would make it to the ABC Parade
of Champions in May.
He did that and more. Still, I wasn't ready to let him go, but I could
he was tired of fighting. We just lost our old Teddi last week and now
was Jack's time.
He was a very special dog in so many hearts. He lived life to
and was happy through so much. I will always treasure my time with him.
peace. My heart is with you.
our other boxers in heaven.
I know you'll have lots of balls to play with.
Ch. Interlude's Bavarian Hummel, SOM
October 17, 1998 - September 18, 2008
his show career by winning the 1999 ABC Most Puppy Dog Blues.
He was tied for
#3 Top Producing Sire in 2004.
his Sire of Merit at 5 years of age by siring 10 champions out of 6
litters! He was only bred 8 times.
Jack trained in
Agility and achieved 1 High in Trial, but didnít compete any further due
to owner constraints.