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Photographer Says Goodbye To Her 16-Year-Old Dog With Heartwarming Photoshoot

“She got a whole lot of lovin’ from people who didn’t even know her!”

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“When I didn’t have anyone to hang out with I hung out with, Chubby and I took selfies that weren’t called selfies yet.”

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“[This photo] won the “Pet Selfie” Contest at my vet’s office. It was fun to see her cuteness officially recognized.”

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“And then Chubby showed me off to college…”

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“We started to see Chubby’s health decline over the last couple years. First came the cataracts.”

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“She began to lose her hearing and eventually lost the rest.”

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“She started losing traction in her paws so we had to put a rug by her water and food bowls. Then she had trouble sleeping.”

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“A week ago, she started vomiting and stopped eating all together. She got some medicine to help with the nausea but that didn’t seem to work.”

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“I decided to do a portrait session with Chubby about a week ago. This was when I knew her time was soon but not right around the corner.”

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“Her blood work results came back fine so we decided to go with an x-ray. That’s when we found the gallstones.”

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“Surgery was the only sure fire way to fix it and we knew she was too weak for surgery.”

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“We made the decision to let her go on Monday. I’m writing this while she’s still alive because I know if I were to wait until after she was gone my brain would be mush and I wouldn’t be able to type through my tears.”

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R.I.P. Chubby