My best friend Watson

by MaryLouise
(Toronto, Canada )

Watson’s love of balls

Watson’s love of balls

Watson came to us as a puppy. It was an instant connection with every member of the family. This little guy was full of charisma, love bounce and playfulness. He captured our hearts. He was loyal, warm and cuddly, affectionate and gentle. He slowly developed a vocabulary and understood so so many words. He was such an intelligent little sweetheart. He was such a good tempered little guy, but barked at strangers to protect his home and loved ones.

We always made a point to have him with us and seldom left him home alone. We made him part of our outings. He was the navigator in our car, propping himself up between us and looking forward to see in what direction the car was going. He never wanted to sit in the back seat, but instead with us in the front. He would know when we were getting closer to home because he would show excitement and bark.

Watson would catch balls, no matter what size with his two front paws, lifting himself with his hind legs. He loved balls of every size, and if they squeaked, that would excite him even more. He enjoyed so many different dog treats and dog cookies. He would become so excited seeing the treat bags removed from the cupboard because he knew it was treat time.

We enjoyed so many walks together. Watson preferred to be outdoors with us. He was not a dog to stay alone on the deck or porch. He would come inside to be with us. He loved his cushion in front of the fireplace. That was his special spot. Watson had 4 beds in the house and had his choice of room to relax in. He would prop himself up on the window sill and bark at anyone or thing he thought would come in the way of his property. He would bark at squirrels while standing at the patio door.

Watson had such a fantastic appetite. He was always ready to have nibbles of our food. In the morning he would not leave the kitchen until he ate his chicken and rice. Then content he would relax on his pillow. He was part of our lives for 16 years and almost 3 months. Such a tremendous loss. I am devastated with grief.

The house feels empty and lifeless. I miss the sound of his paws against the floors, the running from room to room, cuddling with him on the couch and in bed. I feel emptiness and loss, not being able to see him, hug him, kiss him. The inability of not being able to have him back has left me feeling helpless and vulnerable and I experience the deepest, saddest feelings that I have difficulty controlling. This little angel has taken my heart with him, I will love you forever and ever my dearest Watson.

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Sep 29, 2022
by: Anonymous

I’m so sorry for your loss. These little guys and gals know how to bring so much joy to our families. Sending you all lots of hugs and prayers.

Sep 29, 2022
Watson in the Sky with Schnauzies
by: Anonymous

I'm very sorry for your loss. Being with you for that long surely makes it an important part of the family. Watson was very lucky to have a loving and caring mom for more than 16 years. I bet he's now playing with balls over the puppy rainbow. Aroo, Watson!

Sep 29, 2022
Sending you our love and support
by: Yvonne

So very sorry to hear of your sad loss, we know how you’re feeling as we lost our precious boy, Arnie, 2 years ago and he was the centre of our world and we love and miss him every day but we think about all of the wonderful, happy memories that he gave us, the funny things he would do and it always makes us smile. Take good care and know that we are all thinking of you, he sounds like he had the most wonderful and happy life with you and he knows that he couldn’t have been loved any more - sending lots of love xx

Sep 28, 2022
Fur angel
by: Anonymous

So sorry for the loss. He is watching over you and running after balls above you.

Sep 28, 2022
Your beloved Watson
by: Carol

So sorry for your loss. They absolutely are our " kids" and our hearts break when they are gone. Watson must have had a grand life to have such a long one. Remember all the love you had for each other and the many ball games. He will be waiting for you on The Rainbow Bridge. We have two waiting for us, we had each one for fourteen years and remember them daily. Our seven year old keeps us busy now.

Sep 28, 2022
by: Debby Mitchell

So sorry for your loss. He will always be with you in your heart, and will always watch over you. He knows you loved him,and took very good care him, while he was with you. And now he is watching over you from Heaven. He will be waiting for you, when it's your time, and together you both will celebrate your reunion.Forever Together Never Apart.

Sep 28, 2022
So sorry for your loss
by: Anonymous

Hope you can find some confort remembering all the great time you spent together… Send you a big virtual hug!

Sep 28, 2022
So sorry for your loss...
by: Anonymous

We lost our schnauzer Stewie 2 years ago. We have 3 schnauzers now, my husband jokes, "it took three to take his place." But, really nothing can take his place. Watson has buddies to play with while he waits for you in the beyond. Prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Sep 28, 2022
Sorry for your loss
by: Mike Mazerall

So very sorry for your loss

Sep 28, 2022
Rip watson
by: Maria witham

So sorry for your loss. I feel your pain i lost my noodles 3 years ago . The pain is heartbreaking. Run free Watson 🐶🐾🌈

Sep 28, 2022
Heartbreaking 💔
by: Rita

I’m so sorry for you loss! These precious angels are quick to steal or hearts with their unconditional love. Please know that Watson will always be a part of you. The memories you’ve made will keep him near. Prayers for healing and being able to smile at your sweet memories!!
Warm hugs to you and your family!

Sep 28, 2022
Sincerest Condolences
by: Lynn

So sorry to hear of your loss. He will always be with you. I know your pain- we lost our 1st girl at age 9, 3 years ago. Worst day of my life. Sending thoughts, prayers and hugs.

Sep 28, 2022
by: Larry Sanders

My sincere condolences and prayers for your loss. I have been down that very sad road many times. The only thing that helps is getting more Schnauzers.

Sep 28, 2022
In honor of "Watson"
by: Diana Watkins

I'm so very sorry for your loss, so precious he had your love and care for 16 years. He will never be forgotten and you will be together again💔🐾🐾💔

Sep 28, 2022
My deepest sympathy on your loss
by: Barbara Evers

I am so very very sorry for your loss…💔… there is never enough time to have with these sweet angels…. To loose them takes a piece of us…but know that they live on in our hearts forever. Sending love and gigantic hugs to you…….🐾❤️🐾

Sep 28, 2022
So sorry
by: Paula

So sorry for your loss. It is never easy. May he be in your hearts forever!!!


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