Our Beloved Dog Thumper Passed Away

Our beloved labradoole Thumper as a puppy and full grown.

Our grief deepens with another loss. This time of our beloved labradoodle Thumper. Our newly adult son grew up with him. We got Thumper when our son was six. Thumper would’ve been twelve this month.

Unfortunately, our younger poodle Coco is showing similar symptoms. Our next door neighbor said she found eight dead rats in her backyard. Apparently, someone is poisoning rodents. Not good.

We back up to a hillside filled with rabbits and rats. Predatory animals, including mountain lions, coyotes, pet dogs and domestic cats, eat poisoned rodents and die.

Trap rodents. Don’t poison them.

29 thoughts on “Our Beloved Dog Thumper Passed Away

    • Kitt O'Malley September 17, 2018 / 2:16 pm

      Coco’s recovered thanks to veterinarian prescribing vitamin K.


  1. stockdalewolfe September 10, 2018 / 8:33 am

    Oh, how horrible!! He was so cute. We had a little dog like that who lived long but when she died I couldn’t face getting another dog. So sorry, too, it is loss after loss for you right now. Sometimes it happens that way. My heart goes out to you. xx ellen

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    • Kitt O'Malley September 11, 2018 / 12:29 pm

      He was a big dog. They don’t live as long. Just getting up and laying down harder on his body due to basic physics. Our smaller and younger standard poodle seems to be doing better now. The vet prescribed vitamin K to counteract anticoagulant in rat poison. Could be, Coco’s grieving the loss of his close buddy.


  2. kbailey374 September 9, 2018 / 11:49 am

    I’m so sorry about your babies!!! 😦 ((((GREAT BIG HUGS KITT)))

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    • Kitt O'Malley September 9, 2018 / 12:49 pm

      Thank you. Appreciate your hugs and prayers. God bless you.


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