(I never heard of this breed. In case our followers did not know either – I looked up the breed!)
Bella was 15 years old when she crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on June 14th 2017. Bella actually adopted her Pet Mommy when she first laid eyes on Alicia at the adoption program “Pet In Need”. Of course the instant love was mutual as Alicia met this 5 month old pup for the first time. When Bella was younger, she was described as “a spitfire” by her pet mommy. Se was always running and playing. She loved her squeaky toys and would play with them any chance she would get. Resting quietly was just not on her agenda!
Bella was also her mommy’s little watchdog. She used to follow her pet mom all over the house. Laughingly, Alicia describes her as her “little black shadow”! When she was young and teething, we would freeze a bagel for her to chew on. It definitely worked to dull the pain, but it also created a 15 year tradition. Up to her last day, Bella’s breakfast every morning was a 1/4 of a frozen bagel. Bella would wait by the refrigerator each morning, waiting patiently, until she got her bagel!
Bella was usually “aloof” with other dogs and people she did not know, but that was part of her charm! Once she got to know you – you were in! and her love and loyalty was unending. She also loved “popcorn” and was thrilled when she caught the kernels in her mouth when her mom threw them at her”. Unfortunately in 2016 Bella’s squeaky toys were put away. Bella’s age caught up with her and she became deaf and blind and coul no longer play with them.
Although Gregg came into Bella’s life later on, she totally adopted him too – and she quickly was able to wrap him around her little paw! What a love bug!!! Bella”s Mom, Alicia, describes her as her “ever faithful companion and her little captain, always at Mommy’s side”. Alicia completes Bella’s final biography with the following wish; ” I hope that she is running free over the Rainbow Bridge. I hope she will be waiting for me” .
COMMENTS FROM LOVINMYPUP..COM:
Lovinmypup.com sends you (Alicia and Gregg) our sincere condolences on your loss. It sounds like Bella was an amazing soulmate for you both and will always be in your hearts. Alicia, the information that you gave me to write this memorial actually brought me to tears! Your love for her jumped out from your every word. That is why I used his logo for Lovinmypup instead of the normal one. I wanted you to meet my 5 year old service dog, my Bella, who is my soulmate and will be my forever companion.