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In Memory

Here is where you will find tributes to the pets we no longer have. They may not be with us physically anymore but their memories live forever. Please contact us if your dog has passed and would like an entry here.

We Hope the following poem will help:-

Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies who has been especially close to someone here that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigour. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of day and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing, they each miss someone very special to them who had to be left behind. They all run and play together but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance.

Sir Toby


Breed: Staffy

Gender: M

Our Staffy, Toby, formerly known as Stan, ran excitedly into our lives just over three years ago, literally. My wife, Julie, and I, had only met him once previously at Saltburn, but knew immediately that we had to have him. He was an older boy, but you could see he wanted to please so much and was still very active, also such a lovely natured dog. When Lynn brought him to our home for keeps, that is when he ran excitedly toward us, as if he already knew. Staffy’s often look like they’re grinning, but I have never seen a dog smile as wide as Toby that day, and so did we. From that day on, he never put a paw wrong, never needed to be told off, and was simply the perfect best mate to us both. Three years of pure bliss.

Sadly, he developed neurological problems and in just a short period of time, he changed from being thrilled to reluctant when it was time for his walks and we knew he was not well, but then he went off his food and just lay on his bed with a sad face. The vet told us there was no cure and so we knew the best thing for Toby was to let him go, even though it broke our hearts.

We have cried rivers since, but we are just so thankful that he came into our lives and I know that he was so, so happy until his brief illness. Bless you Toby, you will never be forgotten.


Gender: M

Sadly we lost our beloved Barley recently. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in February and given weeks to live. He surprised the Vet and was going strong until his health suddenly declined overnight and we had to take the decision to prevent him suffering.

He was the most loving, intelligent, caring, warm hearted pal you could ever have.

Our lives were enriched for knowing him for 7 years, but his passing has left a big void in our lives.

He will be forever in our hearts.

The best Dog ever!

Lovely Barley

Here's Barley


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