Farewell to a cracking dog

Posted by Nerilie Watson on 29 August 2013 | 16 Comments


My name is Sue Peacock and in 2001 we adopted Ned from the Shenton Park Dog Refuge.  He was already nearly two and nobody seemed to know much about his background.


Last week Ned died (he is in the commemorative book published a year or so ago for the 75th anniversary of the dog refuge).

I have written a story about his passing. Just felt I wanted to share it with you because if there was ever a success story you wanted to hear – Ned was it! You can read the story here.

We live in Victoria now, but are keen to come back and see you at Christmas time, when we might be ready to bring another dog home and into our lives – although none will ever be as good as Ned.

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  • I lost my little furry boy after 15 years together. Reading your story brought all my raw emotion to the surface.
    Thankyou for loving Ned and giving him the love and life every dog deserves. Bless you x

    Posted by allison, 31/08/2013 12:11am (5 years ago)

  • Sorry to hear about your loss.
    Happy for Ned that he was rescued and lived to a good age.
    Thank you Sue! =)

    Posted by Johnson, 30/08/2013 11:45pm (5 years ago)

  • Lovely - bless you for rescuing Ned!

    Posted by Kerry, 30/08/2013 11:15pm (5 years ago)

  • So sorry for your loss. I did not know Ned but I do know beloved dogs and of their passing which leaves a space forever. Thank you for your eulogy to Ned.

    Posted by Ali, 30/08/2013 10:58pm (5 years ago)

  • This story absolutely broke my heart. Ned must have had such a beautiful life with you and your family.
    I can relate to the love and the feelings you have for your gorgeous boy.

    Posted by Jackie, 30/08/2013 7:54pm (5 years ago)

  • oh Sue, my heart breaks for you.

    Posted by Nat Spooner, 29/08/2013 11:55pm (5 years ago)

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