I adopted Leo 6-22-12 from the Oregon Humane Society. He was approximately age 7. He had been transferred to OHS as a 10 month old pup, and adopted by a family. 7 years later the family was leaving Oregon, according to OHS intake information, and they were unable to take the dog with them. They surrendered him back to OHS. That’s when I met him. He had a horrible fungal skin condition that required twice a week medicated baths for a month. And, he smelled. Poor thing. But I knew he was a diamond in the rough – and a gentle giant. He thrived on fetch, good food, and love. We were together for a mere 5 and a half years. They went by too fast. He’s been gone just 3 weeks now. I miss him greatly. Soon, when the early morning daylight is around, I will carry his ashes up to the top of Mt. Tabor, and scatter some of them where I have scattered ashes of other beloved dogs that I’ve lost over the years. I’ll never forget them.
A donation was made in Leo's memory and the memorial was created on January 27, 2018.
Messages From Friends and Family
I want to thank Powell Blvd. Veterinary Clinic, in Portland, for their donation in Leo’s name. And an immense thank you to Dr. Katy Felton. Words can’t describe my gratitude.
~Memory shared by Nancy.