8/23/1999 – 6/14/2011
Sir Sampson of Wiltshire Manor loved to go on walks, swim, camp and just be with us. He would sit patiently with his big old head propped on a window sill waiting for us to get home or just watch the world go by. When he was 7, he helped us welcomed our son home with paitence and love even though his joints were failing him. He never complained about being chased around the house, but would let out a small warning when it was time for me to intervene.
He fought allergies and chronic ear infections and let me give him his medicine without protest. We always knew there would be a day we would have to part, but we never thought it would be this difficult.
Our hearts and home is empty without him but we are comforted knowing he lived his life till the end and can now run pain free.
Till we meet again old friend, be a good boy!