4/4/2003 - 11/27/2016Bailey was my best friend for the last 13 years. He spanned three decades of my life - 20's, 30's and 40's - and saw me through the ups and downs of life. He was feisty from the time he was an 8-week old pup when I brought him home. He loved to run at the dog park, play with his toys and take long naps. Hampered with a degenerative disc disease diagnosed when he was only 1 year old he faced a lot of physical limitations. He survived two back surgeries for ruptured discs within six months of each other. He also bounced back from meningitis and dealt with multiple challenges with his vision. He helped his new dog sister Abby learn how to become a dog when I adopted her when Bailey was 7 years old. They walked side-by-side and she followed his every move like a shadow. Bailey loved city life and brought a smile to a lot of people as he trotted around our neighborhoods over the years. He also loved Lincoln Park and chasing squirrels - he ran them right up the trees. I taught him how to wave and he would wave on command and also whenever he wanted something. Elevator taking a long time to come in our building and he would wave at it! He loved kids and I'm grateful he met my baby and did tummy time with him the last six weeks. Bailey snored like a bear and I'll miss that even though it drove me crazy. He was the best dog anyone could hope for. He followed me around from room to room for the last 13 years and I can't imagine life without him.Sheryl LarsonChicago, IllinoisNovember 29, 2016
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Wow, Bailey was definitely the perfect dog. He definitely was a trooper battling through all those health issues he faced throughout his life. I am sure he made an impact on everyone that got the chance to meet him. I know things must be pretty tough without your sweet boy there so please let us know if we can be of any help.Karina Lap of Love - January 14, 2017
Miss you Bailey, you were such a sweet dog. So loyal and faithful. You were a furry ball of ❤️Sandy Larson - December 1, 2016
Sheryl we are so sorry for your loss. Bailey was a wonderful dog and we will all miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeff, Jenny, Brett, and KellyJenny Smeets - November 30, 2016
I love you, Bailey. Thank you for being such a good boy all those years. I'll be with you again someday. Love, mommy.Sheryl Larson - November 30, 2016
I am so sorry for your Loss Sheryl. I loved Bay Bay. Stay strong🌷Fannietra Donald - November 30, 2016
rest in peace bailey. you lived a full life. we will miss udebbie larson - November 30, 2016

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