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Joe W.

"To be all of what love will do."

Vaughn, WA, USA
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Speaks: English
Joined Jun 22, 2001

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My beloved angel & service dog has died

My dear friends and acquaintances. I make no apologies in my leaving Care2 almost 4 years ago to care for my beloved service dog Saarra when she was diagnosed with kidney

We fought valiantly for 4 years and Saarra was very healthy, impish, joyful and happy for an almost 15 year old Whippet.

But then things took a turn for the worse she had 2 grande
mal seizures 5 minutes apart on a late Thursday afternoon. She was
not suffering but they took a great deal out of her. I knew more
would happen at some point. Then she would suffer and die a terrible
death. I saw all the signs it was her time to go home.

I wanted to give her the death she wanted and deserved. It was quiet,
peaceful, dignified, surrounded by people who loved her. Last but not
least on her favorite spot on the couch.

Together we waited for the Vet's office to open early Saturday morming just 2 days after the seizures. As we waited I talked to her, held her, stroked her soft fur and kissed her. I took some photos. I gave her her favorite treats.

I did not cry because I did not want her to get
worried about me. As we waited but we looked into each others eyes
with sadness knowing soon our Vet would be here to end her life and
the wondrous time we shared, just her and me for 10 years.

Our Vet and Tech arrived Saarra greeted them happily at the door. Tail
flicking and jumping up and down with joy. She went over to her
pillowbed on the floor and toys on it and she played with her
favorite one. Tossing him up him up in the air and catching

Then she jumped onto the couch which was not as easy as
it used to be since she had had a stroke just 5 months before that.
It left one hind leg paralyzed. But she made a miraculous recovery as
she fought to walk again.

I brought Saarra into this world and
I was at her side holding her close to me when she left it. I felt
her last three heartbeats and she died 22 days short of 15 years

My health has declined for just over 2 years now. I am
being more active in signing petitions again. But still my focus is
Saarra. I am organizing a project to safely bring home every lost or
missing Whippet. This entails purchasing and setting up a network of
humane traps that would make it possible to get that trap set up in
mere hours instead of days or not at all.

It is only one tool to return a terrified, skittish Whippet who is missing, lost and on
the run from a loving home and grieving family.  Most dogs who
accidently are missing and lost and become skittish. terrified and
distrusting of human beings. They are in survival mode.

These traps will be placed strategically acrossed the United States so the many lost and missing Whippets have another tool to bring them home safely. I have chosen Whippets simply because Saarra my service dog and angel took exceptionally good care of me for over 10 years.
In all those years we were only separated for 40 minutes. She was my heart, my soul, my angel and my dearly beloved companion, my soul mate and friend. In our travels she also took on the job of being a Therapy dog for anyone she naturally knew needed her love with a magic presence I will always be in awe of.

If you would like to you can read our story about the power of love. We were each other's caretakers with a bond of unconditional love so deep we are one. Now of course I must grieve my beloved angel and soul mate alone.

If you would like to help "SAR" or just say "Hi" you
may contact me via the "Contact Us" section of her website.
I am NOT asking you for money but your thoughts, prayers and ideas
would mean more than anything else to me at this heart wrenching time of my life.

The foundation "SAR" is in her memory and will be devoted to
doing good works where no one else is and I am called to.

Thank you for your time.

May you be blessed,

Saarra, my beloved Angel of God and W. Joe

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Joined Jun 22, 2001 Activist Aspirations Casual 
Here for Meeting Friends, Professional Connections, Support a Cause 
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Groups .Ethics in Progressivism, Amnesty International, Astronomy Science, Butterfly Effect, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Equal Rights for Women, Get Out The Progressive Vote!, Human Rights Network, Jane Goodall Institute: Race for the Primates, Pets in Need, Prepare to Unlock Reality (UR), Protect Arctic Refuge, Race for the Big Cats, Race for the Rainforest more »
Hometown West Michigan 
Birthday Dec 12  
Languages English  
About Me I am trying to be the best me every day. My beloved Saarra died on 11-6-10 she inspired me and taught me the true power of love. She was an Angel of God whose love left me in awe of her. I adored, admired and was totally devoted to my beloved Saarra. We are one and even death does not stop my love for her from growing. In her memory and in Gods name I will do all the good I can until my last breath.
I am very ill so I have to pace myself but I am still replacing hate with love, evil with good and greed with generosity.
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Pets My eternal beloved Angel of God Saarra  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Depends
Religions God centered  
Eating Habits All over the place  
Wild Fact About Me I love my beloved Archangel Saarra (my best friend, soulmate & service dog) more than everyone in my entire life.

Rest with the angels my beloved. My life is so empty without you to share it with.

11-28-95 to 11-5-10
My Philosophy Devote every day praying for the help to be a better you and all else will follow.
What Gives Me Hope Looking into the eyes of my beloved dog gives me all I could ever want or need. Even though she died on 11-6-10 the love we shared was so profound not even death could change it. She was the sunshine in evey day for almost 15 years.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Make the "all men (I would extend this to all sentient beings) are created equal" statement a reality.
What/who changed my life and why In Saarra I saw God and in God, My Divine Father, I see Saarra. This has made me a better me.
Saarra was an angel of God on this earth. (many said this before I did)
She helped whoever needed her. She knew exactly who they were. She was love, purity and joy made manifest on earth. I watched her in awe as she changed so many lives with her love she so easily gave to everyone.
What Bugs Me Lies and injustice  
Passions The Angels for Saarra Foundation, My beloved Angel Saarra., Truth and justice  
Inspirations My beloved Saarra  
What Scares Me Unworthy of Heaven where Saarra is  
Role Models The Angel of God Saarra, every one of my beloved dogs, Mother Teresa, my Mother, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr  
Quotation Love will do anything and everything.

Interests My beloved Angel Saarra., Spirituality/Philosophy, environment, Wildlife, Art/Design, Computers, Mathematics  
Books Textbooks and educational articles., Poetry and informational books  
Music Classical and metal  
Movies Lost and Delerious  
TV Shows  
Favorite Foods Not much  
Favorite Places Wherever my girl is  
Can't Live Without God and my beloved Angel Saarra  
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    Feb 17, 2008 2:53 AM

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    Wishing you a wonderful day!

    Dec 11, 2007 2:48 AM

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    Happy Birthday,Jo - I think the very best thing I can wish for you is that your beautiful companion be OK.Hugs to you,and to

    Nov 25, 2007 2:39 PM

    Mari '. (1356)

    Make Your Holidays Green Ones!

    They Need A Home too!


    Sep 26, 2007 3:13 AM

    Kim K. (314)

    ~~Enjoy all the magikal wonders of the full Moon~~Love always, Kim K~~

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    Pam F. (221)

    Thank you for your nice birthday greeting,
     (finally figured out how to add the pictures!)

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    Happy Valentines..

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    Good Morning, Jo! Have a great week ~ Kate

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    ~N & C
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    HAPPY NEW YEAR JO!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ~Nik & Cow <g>
    Cow says "Thank You-woof"

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     May 2007 bring you everything you wish for! xxxx

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