July 11, 2015

Today's Flowers are for Ben


I was surprised when I got a call from a local florist on Thursday saying they had flowers for me. It turned out to be an arrangement from the veterinary staff at Seven Bends in memory of our cocker spaniel.

Here's one more snapshot of Ben, taken at a park right after a visit to the vet in April. Ben had lost some weight. His appetite did come back a little after he took medications prescribed for symptoms of congestive heart failure, but by his final week he refused his regular food. Then I bought him "fresh" dog food from a refrigerator at the pet store and he ate that.

Since his passing on Wednesday, his friend Flash has looked for him but does not appear to be depressed at his absence. Of course, it's hard to know what a dog is thinking.

Sharing with Today's Flowers




17 comments:

  1. That was a beautiful thing for themto do and the flowers are lovely as was Ben.

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  2. Beautiful roses, that was very nice! I can not say how sorry I am about your sweet Ben! Thanks for linking up and sharing your post. Enjoy your day!

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  3. Very good of them to do. I wondered about how Flash would react.

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  4. Lovely roses. I'm so sorry about Ben.

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  5. How incredibly sweet of the veterinary staff! Beautiful flowers. I know you will miss your sweet dog!

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  7. Wonderful colors, exquisite compositions, I love your flowers!

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  8. Great gesture from the veterinary office.

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  9. The flowers are beautiful! That was such a thoughtful thing for the vet staff to do for you.

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  10. I'm so sorry for your loss. It's such a nice gesture from the vet.

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  11. I'm so sorry about Ben! Such a beautiful dog. Your Veterinarian must be very special, that was a very sweet and caring gesture to send those lovely flowers in honor of Ben.
    Love & Biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

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  12. The flowers are a thoughtful gift.

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  13. So sorry for your loss, such a sweet face in the photo you posted. Very kind gesture on the part of the vet.

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  14. Ben left this earth but he always will be in your heart, Linda.
    He looks so sweet on your photo and I'm so sorry for your loss!!!
    It's a very kind gesture of the veterinary to send you this lovely bouquet...

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