5/1/2008 - 1/26/2017Riley was being trained to be a service dog but they found he was a little too rambunctious for that role and had to find him a good home. We were happy to welcome him to our family in March 2009. He was 11 months old and was the most sensitive dog I ever met. If you were sad or mad he would come sit by your side to comfort you. We thought we were taking care of him but he really was taking care of us. His favorite things to do were go to the park, chase frisbees, chew on sticks and play tug of war. His face and bark were menacing but all who met him immediately fell in love once they realized how tremendously sweet he was. We loved him immensely and will forever carry him in our hearts. Miss you, puppy. RIP 😘Teresa VahlLake Bluff, IllinoisJanuary 27, 2017
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What a beautiful memorial of your handsome boy Riley. He sounds like he was such a great boy always looking out for his family. I know you built great memories with him and I hope with time those memories bring nothing but a smile to your faces. We are all here for you if there is anything we can do for you <3Karina Lap of Love - January 28, 2017
Hi Riley:

I know you're in a safe and happy place. My Edgar is probably around there too. Seek him out, he also loved to play tug of war and don't let his small size fool you, he's one tough kitty. When you see him, please tell him that Mom and Dad love him very much and miss him every day. Your Mom and Dad miss you too and they'll love you forever. I hope you and Edgar are enjoying running, playing and all your favorite treats with your new friends. You are missed, loved and you will never be forgotten. ❀️

Love, kisses and hugs,
Josette πŸ’•πŸ€—πŸ’•
Josette Terrell - January 27, 2017
I will forever picture Riley in mid air jumping off the pier at Fence Lake. Such joy he brought to so many lives!Barb Brown - January 27, 2017
I know how much Riley meant to your family, and how truly loved he always was and will be. May you always treasure the memories of your dear friend. Lost, but remembered forever in your heart.Nikki Lap of Love - January 27, 2017

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