In Loving Memory of

Ziggy

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Vizsla
Age
6
Male
California

Loving, Playful, Loyal

Ziggy was my first dog as an adult. I never ever thought I was a dog person but boy, he proved me wrong. After a rocky puppyhood (Vizsla puppies are monsters !!!!) we started bonding in a very strong way. We were pretty much always together as I do not work outside of the home. At about 1.5 years old, he started having seizures and was diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy (genetic in his case) and it took us a few years before finally managing it. The disease brought us even closer. We became very protective of each other, in a good way. Then, one evening, Ziggy seemed very uncomfortable and didn't sleep through the night. We rushed him to the vet hospital and then to a specialty hospital after we learned that he had fluid around his heart. They were able to save him but gave us a grim diagnosis : cardiac hemangiosarcoma. He made it 7 weeks longer...the saddest time in my life but also the most love filled. I stopped everything to be with him. There were some walks, some swims, lots of cuddles, naps, kisses and food tasting ^_^ His last day on earth was one of the most difficult experience of my life but we were able to have a very compassionate vet come to the house and help him pass peacefully. I'm forever grateful for that. It's been now a full year without him and I am still grieving, missing him more than ever. I am lucky to have lots of memories and I am sometimes able to look back and laugh about his goofiness and all the things, big and small, we did together. He taught me so much and changed me forever.

If you would like to make a donation on behalf of

Ziggy

By

Karine

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