I’ve been the happy owner of 6 shelties since 1989! All my shelties have passed, except my last two...Teddy and his older brother, Cody..(same parents, different litters). Cody, 10, is a wonderful dog, but likes to do his own thing. Since two months old, My other boy, Teddy, snuggled with me all the time, followed me everywhere. He was my shadow, my little guy. I held conversations all the time with him..lol! If I was reading, he’d push the book down with his paw, and demand cuddles...no reading for me. Most nights he was on the bed near my feet. He was turning 8 September 6th. He hurt his leg, took him to the vet, and it was thought he sprained his leg. After not getting better and wincing in pain, more tests were run. Turns out he had bone cancer!! And bladder cancer, and stomach cancer!!! My husband and I were shocked and devastated!! How could a dog who’s running and playing in June, having fun with us, be dead the end of July??!!! My baby , gone in one weekend! My adult kids are so sad, especially my son. He can barely function lately. I’ve done nothing but cry. His brother looks for him. My daughter’s Golden Retriever, 2, went into every room looking for his buddy. I don’t know how I am ever going to recover from this....my husband adamant about no more dogs!! His heart can’t take it. I don’t want another dog, just him!!