Samson, my first best friend!

imageIt’s nice to look back sometimes at cherished memories. Sam is one if them. I did have a dog before him for a short while called Tiny, he was a Dalmation, which is anything but tiny 😉 He disappeared one day when I was around 4 years old, we heard later that he had wandered onto the neighbours property who then shot him dead. All I can remember of Tiny now is that day when we were all walking through the bush at the back of our property calling out for him. He never came back 🙁

My parents decided I needed a new dog, so they took me to see a litterof Australian Silky Terriors. Typical of me, I picked the runt of the litter! But he was fantastic, and he was my best friend for many years until his death.

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Our family has had many dogs over the years, and many I remember fondly, especially our last Border Collie called Lassie, she was a real treasure, and Noi Nga the first dog Nok and I had since we married. But Sam was my dog, and my best friend. Many dogs have come and gone since his death before I found a dog that has followed him as a quality friend, and that’s Coco 🙂

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