Every dog owner will tell you that during their life there has been one dog who was something more. A dog that was something special. A “heart dog”.
Jet is my “heart dog”.
I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been without him by my side. He has been my shadow, my best friend, my confidante, and my son.
Tomorrow morning I must do my duty as his best friend and his mom and give him the peace he has so rightfully earned.
Tomorrow morning, Jet will make the journey across the Rainbow Bridge and his daddy and I will be there, holding him as he draws his last breath.
I don’t know how we will do it. I look at the clock and already dread every minute that ticks away as we draw closer to tomorrow morning. I can’t imagine my life without him. But we will do it. We will do it because Jet trusts us to do that for him. For every single moment of joy he has blessed us with over the past fifteen years and 4 months, he has asked so little in return. This, this is what we owe to him.
My heart aches and I doubt that I will ever have enough tears to cry for my sweet boy, but he has earned his place among the stars and tomorrow we will give that to him.
In honor of a special pup, the most amazing dog I have ever known, sleep tight my little prince, you will forever be my heart dog <3