Our Little Boy, Arnie

by Stu & Yvonne
(North Wales)

We said goodbye to our beautiful boy, Arnie last week on 20 May, 2020 after 12 years of unconditional love. He came in to our lives in 2008 when my wife, Yvonne had stage 4 cancer. I truly believe it was Arnie’s love, affection (and antics!) that helped her through this time.
We were inseparable as a family, Arnie came everywhere with us, days out and holidays and was a huge part of our lives.

In 2015, we welcomed a little sister for Arnie in to the house, he was very protective of Ellie and became great playmates bringing a new dynamic to the family.

The following year, Arnie was diagnosed with Cushings disease which was a real shock but through a lot of love and some medication, he lived a full and happy life.

Arnie had a beautiful temperament, he was sensitive and loving, a true family dog. Some people say he was a lucky dog to have had the life he had with us but we think we’re the lucky ones to have had such a beautiful, caring and loyal little dog who made such a huge difference to our lives, he was our very special little boy.

The days feel so empty without him and the pain from losing him is immense, I’m sure that one day the tears of sorrow will change to happy memories of all the good times we spent together and there were lots of them.

Arnie is with the angels now, enriching their days as he did ours.

Rest in peace our beautiful boy
Love Mummy, Daddy and Ellie

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Jun 18, 2020
by: T St Louis

I understand every word you said. Arnie sounds like a wonderful boy. My heart breaks for you and family. Yes, he is with the angels and I believe we will see them again. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jun 02, 2020
So sorry for your loss
by: Andrea Crookston

I'm so sorry for your loss. My heart is at Rainbow Bridge as well. I hope the memories you shared will ease your pain. Sending prayers for comfort and peace to you and your family.

May 28, 2020
Sending Hugs
by: Tracy Alder

Arnie was a very handsome boy! I know you miss him so much, but hold on to the wonderful memories you made together. You'll meet up again one day. Afterall, it can't be Heaven if there aren't any Schnauzers!

May 28, 2020
Love is a 4 legged word
by: Robbie Womble Sykes

My heart is breaking for you. Tears are streaming down my face, for you see, I’ve been in your place before. Everyone of our little boys we’ve lost made an indelible print in our hearts and we miss and think about them everyday. While grieving for all 3 is heartbreaking, we couldn’t think of living without any of them. We are praying for you, for Arnie and for everyone who was touched by his presence in their lives.
A message for Arnie: Arnie, precious boy, there are 3 little Schnauzers who crossed that rainbow bridge before you. Go find Ruff, Rowdy and Pepper. One liked to take time to smell the roses, one liked his toys and one loved to play ball...all the time! But remember, you were loved more than words can express. RIP sweet baby.

May 28, 2020
RIP Arnie
by: Stephanie

So sorry to hear about the loss of Arnie. I know it is tough. I lost my mini schnauzer, Kipton, in December 2017. Even though I no longer have a schnauzer, I come to this page to see pictures and read stories about others. I love seeing their cute faces, including Arnie and Ellie.

The pain gets better over time and soon you'll find joy in your memories of Arnie. He will always be with you in your heart and in spirit.


May 28, 2020
Schnauzers are the best.
by: Patrick E Libby

I know the feelings that are being felt at this time as I went through them in 2012 when my Smokie went across the Rainbow Bridge. I do know that Arnie was a blessing to you and that you did have many great years with him as well as fun times. My heart goes out to you during this time of grieving but always know that Arnie will be in your heart always.

May 28, 2020
by: Belinda Vd Schyff

Good morning , I'm from South Africa..also have a schnauzer boy that is my everything.Sorry to hear about Arnie...the love for that human dog ...no word can explain that feeling..Rest in peace..😢😢😢

May 28, 2020
Rest in Peace, Arnie
by: Steve and Lena

Loving kindness to you in this sad time. Arnie will live on in your hearts and memories. We lost our boy Nemo four years ago and while we may never get over the loss, he is still a presence in our daily lives. Take care of yourselves. We're sure Arnie was happiest when he felt your love and happiness.

May 28, 2020
Arnie was a a Precious Soul
by: Anonymous

Arnie was a precious soul. So glad he was in your wife’s life and I know he brought a world of joy to you both. Sorry for your loss. Hold his memories in your heart, the will continue to to bring you smiles...

May 28, 2020
Doggie Heaven received a Angel
by: Mitral

Sorry for your loss. Arnie memories will live forever in your hearts.

May 27, 2020
My sympathies
by: Dini Jean

My heart goes out to you..losing your boy is beyond bearable. I am with you, as my 16.7 yr old schnauzer left me in July and it still hurts. Those little love hugs just steal your heart, but give so much in return. Take care in knowing that Arnie knew how much you loved him... he is now your guardian angel until you meet again! Hugs and love 🤗❤️

May 27, 2020
We feel your pain
by: Joan

These schnauzers are so lovable and get so close to us that they make our life happy but it is painful when they have to go (always too soon). We now have a little girl who will be 3 in June and her little brother who is almost one. They make our life better every day. So sorry about your Arnie!!

May 27, 2020
God Bless
by: Anonymous

I'm so sorry for your loss💕

May 27, 2020
Love in a fluffy suit
by: Louis Ratcliffe

I’m certain that my four Schnauzers AND your Arnie were just love in fluffy suits. Some days I wonder how I go through my day without my bearded friends. They each manage to wiggle not only into your heart, but into your soul. Arnie is playing with Bentley, Alibi, Sawyer and Sydney, waiting to run into your arms when you cross the bridge.
Knowing they are waiting for me keeps me going when I think about how rambunctious and silly they are being. Remember he is free from pain and can be just like he was as a young gentleman.

May 27, 2020
by: Jennifer H.

My deepest sympathy for the loss of your sweet furbaby. No matter how many years we have with it is never enough. Thoughts and prayers.

May 27, 2020
by: Gilbert and Jan

We are so sorry for your loss. We can relate we have lost 2 beautiful mini schnauzers champion and Neveah they were the love of our lives. We still miss them very much. Our prayers are with you. Oh we have another mini Schnauzer his name is Comeo and he is 2 years old

May 27, 2020
Love is all that counts Arnie
by: Diane

My sweet rescue Beaux want to say God Bless your fur baby, Arnie.
We know you will miss him, you will always have him in your
💕 hearts.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and hope you find comfort in knowing you shared a beautiful love

Diane and Pup Beaux

May 27, 2020
by: Ed B.

Such a beautiful tribute to an obviously amazing family member. My heart aches for your loss, but at times like this we must remember the joy our valued family members brought over the years. The pain is amazingly tough at the moment of loss, but the years of joy far outweighs the pain.

May 27, 2020
RIP, Arnie
by: My Atack

We are truly sorry for your loss. A few years ago we were in the same situation and I feel your pain. We now have our little boy, RJ and our little girl, Lexi. We are so lucky to have them.

May 27, 2020
by: Any Dunnington

I’m so sorry to hear about Arnie. We lost our little Smokey who was 10-1/2 in March and it has been very hard. I pray him and Arnie are up in heaven playing together. Many hugs and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

May 27, 2020
by: Anonymous

RIP Arnie!! There is nothing like the unconditional love from your furbaby! hugs.

May 27, 2020
Your sweet Arnie
by: Jennifer

I am so sorry for your loss. Arnie sounds like a precious boy. Our sweet boy, Mozart, passed last May and it’s still hard. ❤️

May 27, 2020
by: Anonymous

I pray you heal and he is your fur angel. Thank you for being beautiful parents and giving that fur baby the love he gave you❤️

May 27, 2020
Our positive thoughts are with you today and always
by: Susan Palello

Beautiful Arnie - we cannot express enough how sorry we are for your loss of your schnauzer Arnie.

We lost our Percy after 8 short years. He contracted chronic kidney disease. We did not want him to suffer because ache was an AMAZING dog family member.

Our positive thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time!

Michael and Susan Palello
Chicago, Illinois

May 27, 2020
RIP Arnie
by: Anonymous

So sorry for your loss. I'm sure that your beautiful fur baby is enjoying Puppie's Heaven now ❤🐾🙏❤

May 27, 2020
by: Al

So sorry for your loss. They are like our children. It is so sad when we lose our schnauzers. We have lost two and it is just like it was yesterday. Wishing you love and healing.

May 27, 2020
Arnie loved you so very much
by: Kristyl

Just to say that if Arnie could talk to you right now, I'm sure he would thank you for the beautiful life you gave him, for the years of love, for taking good care of him all the time, and he would let you know that he will always be your Angel boy from this point forward. Much love and many hugs to you from me and my Schnauzer crew here and in heaven. May he go find Misty Rose, Sir Barkley, Nash, and River and have a great time frolicking through the heavens, free as the wind.

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