3/10/2013 - 12/13/2019Every time I’d watch a movie or tv show where a dog died, I’d turn to you and say “That’ll never happen to you, you’re gonna live forever” because I couldn’t even begin to wrap my head around that ever happening. I thought I had at least another 6 years before I’d ever have to imagine saying goodbye to you. Unfortunately god had other plans and that day came today. I lost my best friend and other half, and life will never be the same now without you in it. To say I’m completely heartbroken would be an understatement. It really is true when they say that only the good die young.

He might have gotten his stubbornness from me, but other than that, Rigby was everything I was not - he was the sweetest, most loving, rambunctious boy and everyone who knew him loved him. He was excited just to wake up every morning and found joy in the most mundane things. I used to watch him roll around in the grass, run through the snow, and splash in puddles and wish that I could experience even half of the happiness he felt on a daily basis. It’s not fair for a dog who loved life that much to be taken so soon and I’ll never understand it. He put up a hell of a fight for the past 5 weeks, but I’m glad he’s not in pain anymore and is hopefully running around a field somewhere, muddy and happy. He’ll never be replaced and he’ll definitely never be forgotten. Any time I’d ever have to leave the house without him, I’d joke around and say, “You’re the light of my life, the apple of my eye, and the wind beneath my wings. I love you and I’ll see you soon.”
Dylan LeopoldPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaDecember 14, 2019
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Rigby was a gorgeous boy, and I'm so glad he had such a wonderful home to spend his all too few years with. He was certainly blessed to have had you. Rest easy and run free, Rigby.Amy Parrish - December 28, 2019

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