Monday, July 02, 2007

it's almost time to say goodbye

sara and ryan came to get me from the hospital this morning, so i am home now. the nice vets gave me fluids through a tube, but they told me there's not much more we can do because the cancer has moved into my organs.

for now, i'm just going to lie out in the backyard in the shade and enjoy some time with my family. i'm not in too much pain really, and i am still drinking some water, but i just don't think i can hang on much longer. even though wienerblabs are world-renowned for being excellent fighters, i think it's almost time for me to go.

i keep telling sara and ryan not to be sad, and that i am so glad that they let me adopt them. they say that they really would have liked to have more time with me, but i am reminding them that i have had the best 25 months that i could ever have imagined!! even if it took more than a year for my people to discover pupcakes, and even if i was sick near the end, i have had a wonderful time!


Anonymous said...

Scubee, noooooo.
My humans keep telling me Chessa will be there (wherever that is) to give you lots of doggie kisses. And they say she will play with you lots.
But I don't want you to go.
I love you little buddy. You are the best.

Tobi, Kitkat and Aunt Melanie said...

My dearist Scubee
We love you so and wish you could be around for a bit longer too, but you have been such an amazing pup and made all of our lives so much fuzzier and happier and we could not ask for anything more from you. You hold a very speical place in our hearts and you have shown Fernwood what an amazing weinerblabs you are. Rest well Scubee, and run free and happy for forever with our dear Chessa.

Kerrio said...
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Kerrio said...

Oh Scubee.. you are such a star, may your passing be gentle and your people miss you just the right amount.

I will be thinking of you and your pack today.

Gentle Hugs
Kerrio & co

Kimberly said...


Sending lots of love and **hugs** your way.

e said...

I cried and cried when I read your comments and post.

I don't know what to say.
more than 6 years ago, our family dog had renal failure. She was not in pain but could not longer hold down food or even water.
It was time to go.

We didn't know if it was okay to keep her on drips or to let her go with dignity and compassionate medical intervention.

You see, I had grown up with her in my life. She was always there.

Was it okay to let her go ?
Was it enough for her?
We hired many animal communicators and eventually got a clear message that seemed like it was our dog talking. She passed away peacefully in our arms and was laid down to rest.
I am crying as I post this.

I am sending you lots of love and faith in that we all meet our loved ones again.

Fei and Eve( the human)

MJ's doghouse said...

ohhhh scubbeee..i would give up my birthday to keep you here..i am sorry you are so sick, but happy that you are so loved...i hope you have a peaceful passing little dude...and give your mom and dad some big slobbery kisses before you will be so missed by all us bloggers......MJ ...

kingsley said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your illness scubee...

my thoughts are with you and your family.

Oscar Airedale said...

Even though I didn't know you Scubee, I am sorry to hear you are so sick. I heop you will soon be free of pain. Hugs and love to you and your family.

Oscar x

wally said...

Oh Scubee,

I am so sad for you and your people but I'm very happy for you that you were able to enjoy your time with your adoptive family. I hope you are not in any pain. I send my love to you and your family.


chester said...

dearest scubee...

even though we do not know each other, i'll be keeping you in our prayers.

rest as much as you can and keep the faith ok?

Boomer and his mom Carol said...

Dear Scubee,

Though we never met I am so sorry about this. Cancer is a very scary thing, for people and animals. I pray that God will bless you and your family during this time. Though your time may be short here on earth, it will be infinite in heaven. (and pain free too!)

Enjoy the time you have my dear pooch. Drink some water and lounge about in the shade, and know that lots of doggies (and humans) prayers are with you.

Ike said...

Wally sent me over. I hope you aren't feeling any pain and I wish your family strength.

Sophie Brador said...

Scubee, You are such a brave little guy. We are feeling so sad for you and your family right now, but are very happy that you have had the best months ever with them. I'm sure this has been the best 25 for Sara and Ryan too. We're thinking about you and sending loads of furry snuggles. You are the most amazing Weinerblab we have ever known.

Peanut said...

Oh Scubee we will miss you. You were the one and only weinerblab we knew. My mom is crying right now as this makes her sad but we are glad you had to have a great 25 months with sara and ryan.

Ruby Bleu said...

Hi Scubee...
My name is Ruby, I'm a friend of Wally's. I just wanted to say your parents were really lucky to have you adopt them. They are better people for it and will meet you at the rainbow bridge one day!

Lots of Loving Licks, Ruby

PiratesGrrl said...

We are so sorry to hear how things are going. You all are so lucky to have one another and we just know it's been the best 25 months for all of you.

Our Dakota will be waiting for you at the Bridge when you decide it's time to go.

If there's anything at all we can do for you or your family please just let us know.

Maryann, Tucker, Sam, Thrawn, Bear and Dot

Katherine and Pippa, said...

Hey Scubee

You can't go anywhere yet.

I've only just found you (via Wally - 'cos I have a crush on Ethel).

Just enjoy yourself in the shade.

Ruffs Pippa

Sparky said...

((((((((((((Sara and Ryan))))))))))) - - > that's a cyber hug from my mama. We are both sending you human and puppy kisses, and pray that your passing is a peaceful one. I can't think of a better thing to do than sit in the sun - especially for us black feels so good! I bet your humans are giving you lots of love as well.

You had me at Weinerblab.

Marvin The Dog said...

sorry Scubee I did not know you, but went on Wally's blog and found your link.

Take care my friend, my Jeannie has tears in her eyes reading your sad posts on your blog. Wish we had met up with you before.

Love and light, Marvin and Jeannie from Bonnie Scotland.

Jeannie says "Grief is the Price we pay for Love" and you seem to have had a great deal of love in your life .......Take care sweet one.

love and very sad licks, Marvin.xxxxx

love and hugs from Jeannie xxxxx

(ps you have my Marvin's face)

Suki said...

Scubee I will miss you so much. I am glad to have met you and I hope your last days with your family are peaceful, sweet and happy. I know how much they love you and you love them. What more could a dog have asked for?

You will be missed, my friend. But I will see you again one day.

Puggy kisses forever

Frasypoo said...

Hi Scubee,
Remind your parents that you are going to a place where there is no more pain.
Enjoy yourself as much as you can,buddy
Loads of licky kisses'

Ferndoggle said...

Scubee, thank you for tagging us a little while ago & bringing us to your blog. We're so sorry we didn't have more time to get to know you better.

We wish you a world with no more pain and know you'll be waiting for Sara & Ryan at the bridge.

Sleep soundly, Scubee.

Sherman, Penny & Lola

Anonymous said...

Love and light to you and your family Scubee. What a sweet, sweet boy.

Miss Kitty

Maggie said...

Mom is feeling so sad. Even though we've never met our hearts are aching for you and your family! You are one loved dog!

Love ya lots,

Balboa said...

We've never met, but you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. I am glad you found your forever family and they loved you everyday.


Gus said...

Scubee: We just found you on Wally's blog and are so sorry you are sick. Wish we had a chance to get to know you better. Our love to your family

Gus, Teka and humans

Luckie Girl said...

Dear Scubee, our thoughts are with you and your family. Be strong and enjoy your time with them.
Luckie & her Mom

Billy said...

Dear Scubee,

I just heard this from Fei as I have been away for awhile. I'm so very sorry to hear this. Mom and I are so very sad.

You have been truly loved for 25 months and that's more than a lifetime sometimes for rescues like us.

May you enjoy your time with you family Scubee and know that everyone of your friends loves you and prays for you.

Scubee may you look over us when you are gone and know that we will hold you forever in our hearts.

We love you so much and are so very sad.

All our love from a very sad Billy Boo and mom xoxox

Huskee Boy said...

Hi Scubee,
Mom and I had watery eyes after we read your post.. I told the big guy up there that I'll give up all my toys and treats in exchange for keeping you here.. and to keep you here AND pain-free, I'll give up my birthday as well..
Sending you positive vibes..

Huskee Boy

Bella said...

Ohhh noooo Scubee - we are so sad to hear you are so sick. This must be a very sad time for all of you. Make the most of the time you have together - much love to you all

The Airechicks said...


We also found you from Wally.

We wish no pain and peace for you and your wonderful family...

Dachsies Rule said...


We were visiting the Brat Pack and they told us about you. We are sorry we have missed the chance to get to know you because you sound like a wonderful friend. Your family has been made better by knowing you and you have given them lasting memories. None of us are promised forever but it's great that you got to spend this much of your life surrounded by love. You and your family are in our prayers.

Roxie, Sammy & Andy


We came over from Wally's blog. Momma has tears in her eyes, even though we have never met you. We hope you can rest easy and spend some time with Sara and Ryan in this next while. If they are sad tell them about the Rainbow Bridge. It is where all the animals go after their time here and are restored to being healthy and happy and can run and play again until one day again they see their special person who is also coming over the bridge to be reunited again.

Loves from Casper, Buddy, Nikki, and our momma

Toby said...

Hi Scubee,

I'm sad that we had not met before... You seem like a real cool guy. My Mommy and I are very sad to hear that you're not feeling well. (Mom actually has tears in her eyes as she types this for me). We hope you are spending lots of quality time with sara and ryan right now. You and your family are in our prayers.

PreciOus said...

Dear Scubee, I'm sorrie to hear about your illness. You are so brave and I pray for miracle for you. Hugz to you, Sara and Ryan.


Tommy said...

it's alright.. you have a good rest and we will meet someday. :)

Opy - the Original GruffPuppy said...

Godspeed dear Scubee....

Run free my dear friend....

Hugs to Sara & Ryan...


Girl Girl Hamster said...

It's so heartbreaking to read this. Scubee's family, please take care

~ girl girl

Gaucho and Verdi said...

Scubbee...Friend the important thing is that these with your family and them give you all his love.
Sara and Ryan love you and his fondness and company you will be feel better, sure.
Besides, You have the whole love of the friends dogs that visit your blog, and from the distance they send you alone love and fondness in order that you sit down better.
We wish that these days in your life are full of light, fondness and very much love.

a big hug

Anonymous said...


My thoughts are with you and your family.

Fear not little one, over the bridge eternal happiness and health await. You will meet Ryan and Sara again.

Ryan and Sara,

It is a very difficult decision. But whatever you choose to do, please take solace in knowing that you love Scubee, you want the best for him and that he knows it with all his heart.

Flossikens said...

This is so very sad :[

we just hope that when you go you will no longer be in pain :[

Lots of love from the family

Boo Boo said...

Dear Scubee,

Sorry that you have to go through all the pain.

Glad that you have a family who love you very much.

You and your family are in our prayers.

Bond said...

Dear Scubee,

You are a very brave boy to have to go through all this.

We will be sending our prayers and positive vibes your way.

With love,

fee said...

dear scubee, i know it's hard but i do wish for a miracle for you. please be at peace. you are so loved by your family and friends.

Shannon said...

I don't know but wish you a painless, peaceful passing in the arms of your forever people.

Reina the Doxie said...


I will miss you so so so much. I've only just got to know you!
I too wish for a miracle for you.
Enjoy your time now with Sarah & Ryan.
You will always be remembered as the coolest wienerlab i ever knew.
Good bless.
You will always have a friend in me.


Amber-Mae said...

Oh no, I'm sos very sad to hear this Scubee. I know how your hoomans & you feel right now *sigh* My prayers are with YOU! Sleep peacefully dear...

Love licks,
Solid Gold Dancer

hershey the doglet said...

oh scubee! i'm sorry i never got a chance to meet mom had to say goodbye to her dog of 15 years a couple years ago and she said it was the sadest day of her life. so her heart is heavy for your mom and dad.
you are a really awesome wiernerlab...why have i never seen your superior breed at the westminster show? too fabulous i think!
don't worry your people love you so much and they will be with you the whole time.
hershey and kirsten, my mom

BLU and Comet said...

Scubee, I'm happy that you got to spend the last two years with loving people like Sara and Ryan. We never have enough time with the ones we love. My best friend Tequila died of cancer two years ago. Look for her on the other side of the rainbow bridge. She'll show you all the fun places to sniff and pee.

Pugsley, Buster & Cricket said...

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

xoxoPugsley, Buster and Cricket

Mona,Jacks & Toby too!! said...

You don't know us but our Mommy heard you were sick from Reina's blog. Our Mom lost her little girl Samantha (a mimi dashie) to renal failure 2 years ago when she was almsot 15 years old. Samantha is the reason we are here...when she died our Mommy adopted one of us, another and then another from DROH. Now she fosters rescues too. We just want to say that you and every other rescued doggies are special and will always have a special spot in the hearts of all of us. Mommy says when you get to the rainbow bridge call out Samantha's name & she will come running and you, her and all the other beloved little ones can play and frolic pain free until we all meet again.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family....Mona, Jacks, Toby, Bradley (our little foster) & our Mom, Sarah too!!

God Bless & Keep You.

Isabella said...

Oh Scubee, I am so sorry to read that you are sick! This is just so so sad. Why can't dogs live 80 years like humans? I know your humans' hearts must be breaking.
Sad Wags,

Lorenza said...

Hi, Scubee.
I really don't know what to say.
You and your family are in my prayers!

Momo :) said...

Hello Scubee, you don't know us but we just read about you on Fei's blog. Even if we never spoke my parents and I feel so sad. You're in our heart.

Momo xoxo

Daxán said...

Dear little Scubee. I didn't get to know you, but would like to tell you that you are a wonderful dog. I hope yoy humans take good care of you and that your last days are good. My human wants to let you and your humans know that he knows how they feel. He said goodbye to his dacshie no. two 11 months ago yesterday - and still misses and loves him very much. You will not be forgotten.

All possible love from
Daxán (and his human Ståle) in Norway

nm said...

Dear scubee,

You made your family happy and they made you happy too which is the best thing in the world. and TH said goodbye to my uncle jacques and it was the hardest thing they ever did. I hope that when you meet him in heaven he wags at you. He was a pretty cool dude.

love and smooches to you and your family,

ernest and his

Sparky said...

Oh no! Scubee, we'll miss you! I've never even met you until just now. If you have to go, I'll pray you go in peace.


Joe Stains said...

Scubee I have never come to see your blog before but I am coming now to tell you goodbye and that someday we will meet over the rainbow bridge. We send love and licks to your family and even though Mom never even knew you she is sad and sad for your friends and family.

Stanley said...

Scubee, I heard about you from Wally and came right over.

I don't know you, but it's obvious you have loved well! You let Ryan and Sarah love you up until you go, then run like the wind, buddy!

I will see you someday at that bridge or once we both cross over. Would you give some of you Scubee love to my sister, Rosie and brother, Bert? They're Airedales too and will totally LOVE you, man!

Your new Goober bud,

Sitka and Tia's BLAWG! said...

Dear Scubee...
Enjoy your time with your family as they will be there with you holding your paw when the time comes. Know that you will forever be in their heart.
Sitka, Tia and the Mom (Shelli)

Anonymous said...

Hi ya Joshua Peacock (wonder why your folks changed you name *wink*), it’s Annette your first foster mom writing to you and sending love. I have been trying to write without much success for several days.
I was just looking at your baby pictures from your time here, and remembering all the fun we had. Sara and Ryan are the luckiest people to have shared their heart and home with you, as I did for a short time
I know I should not be crying as you have been a joy to all you have touched and brought so much to our lives, but I’m selfish and want you to stay with us
Please let your mom and Dad know if there is anything we can do we will be there in a flash…the ARC gang took it hard when we read your message
Thanks for being the special kid you are, and love to your family
With love
Animal Rescue Coalitions…Annette, with kids Bubba Dawber, Tuck, Naz and trebeck
Elise who brought you to us and Tammy who found you wonderful parents that loved and helped you so much
love ya babe...

JustMeCopper said...

Hey Scubee, I heard about you from Reina and came right over. I am sorry I never met you before now but I am really sorry that you are sick. My older sister went to the Rainbow Bridge one time. Will you say hi to her for me? She was red dachshund. You'll know her when you see her.

I hope your peepol hold your paw.

Love and licks,

Ume said...

dearest Scubee,
your post drew tears immediately.
tho' i've not known u till now, i wanna send my love to u, Sara & Ryan.
i'm crossing my paws dat there will be a miracle for u. if u have to go, i pray dat it will be a gentle & painless departure, with fondest memories to hold. till we meet again
at the Rainbow Bridge...

Sharon said...

I hope you enjoy the sun and the wind in your fur and that it carries you gently off.
Snickers and Sharon

Texas's Mum said...

Dear Scubee,
Even though we have not sniffed
before I am sad to hear that you are
sooo sick.
So when you are ready run free of pain.

My mum and dad send your mum and dad hugs
and prays and I send you tail wags.

Love and BIG Licks
Texas (and his humans).

Anonymous said...

Scubee, let Sara and Ryan know if there is any treats you would still enjoy. If there is, they can stop by or I will deliver them to you. And yes, that includes many as you want. We are presently setting up a "in memory of" page on our web site in preparation of our 16 & 17 year old boys and would like to include you. I have met your parents and you should see the smiles and joy in their expressions when they talk about you. You mean the world to them. Take care big guy and thank you for the smiles and laughter you have brought us when reading your blog.
Gayle & Clayton ..... Dragon Alley

MJ's doghouse said...

scubbeeee doooooooooooooo
I will sure miss you....
all our love to your mommy and mj and her very sad mommy

Jay said...

Oh dear... Scubee, our thoughts are with you and your family.


Dakota said...

Husky woos from us. Stay safe Scubee, where every the journey takes you.

FleasGang said...

Wish we could say something to make everyone feel better. We didn't know you, but we're thinking about you all.

The FleasGang


My dads and I were so sorry to hear about Scubee. You will be in our hearts and prayers.

Frankie Doodles

Sasha said...

Scubee, I found your blog on DWB.
I'm so sorry to hear you're sick. Godspeed, and we can meet at the Bridge.

Butchy & Snickers said...

Hey Scubee,
We are so sorry to hear you are so sick now. We will be praying that you are pain free & that when the time is right you will know. We pray that your family will always remember the great times they have had with you & how happy you have made them feel.
Luv & Wirey Hugs!
Butchy & Snickers

Sarah said...

Scubee, Sara, and Ryan...
I am so terribly sorry that Scubee is sick. We are sending you our best wishes and thoughts.

Sarah, Eric, and Poppy

Freda said...

Oh Scubees,

I wish I had met you earliers. You've crossed the Rainbow Bridge to a life of no pain. I like your attitude, “I have had a wonderful time“. That's what we all want to bark in the end. It was sooo wonderfuls that your sara and ryan were able to help you have a great time. I know it goes both ways and they will nevers forget the good times they had with you.

My humans' nephew's dog crossed the bridge last week. Maybe you'll see her soons.

Remembers the good times.


Freda Ƨ

Bernard Hinault Lilje said...


We did'nt get the pleasure of meeting before-- but Opy sent me over. You and your parents are in our thoughts. You have a great family and great friends--always.


Gigi, Slurpee, Nachos and Murrey said...


Although we never met before, our thoughts and hugs sent to you, Sara and Ryan.
You enjoy the sun in your yard.

Gigi, Slurpee, Nachos, Murrey and S.

Floss & Jez said...

Angus will be waiting for you at rainbow bridge :[

He will help you along the way :[

chiyo said...

dear scubee, it made me so sad when i read that you were ill. but many pups have gone to the rainbow bridge before you and i'm sure you'll feel happy and welcome there too.


Charlie said...

Scubee, we don't know you very well, but hope that you have a gentle passing. From reading your blog, I think your family had as good a time with you as you did with them!
- Charlie

ToFFee said...

Hi Scubee!

I've heard about this from other DWB. I'm vewy sad to hear you're going over the wainbow bwidge soon. But do have faith, I'm sure there's always a miracle right?

Me and my pawrents will pray for you and Sara and Ryan (you have the same daddy's name as mine).

Do take a good reat and hope you'll be better soon..


Reina the Doxie said...

HI Scubee,
How have you been? I miss you...

Girasol said...

I'm so sorry to hear this sad are strong and enjoy the days your adoptive parents.

Bogart said...

We love you Scubee and wish you and your family all the best...


Shmoo said...


Although earth time is very short, once you get to the Rainbow Bridge, the time never ends, your pain goes away, you are young and happy and will have plenty of pups to play with (say Hi to Nikki and old guy-guy Nova for me).

Although your humans will be sad when you cross over, they'll join you eventually, to play and love fur-ever.


Suki Sumo said...

Scubee, mommy and I just found you. You're such a sweet pup. We're thinking of you and you're parents. You're going to meet the sweetest pug when you cross over. Her name is Piggy Loo. I hope you feel better soon.

pug love,

Suki Sumo