Today I will be saying goodbye to my 16 yr old German Shorhair, Hannah Banana. I've had her since she was 3 months old & I was a sophomore in high school. She's been a great hunting partner - my first bird dog, a best friend who suffered through all of my teenage angst & has been my daughter's protector. Unfortunately it is time to let her go as her quality of life has decreased drastically the last few months. She's arthritic in both shoulders & a hip, lost her hearing, and has lost control of her bladder despite medication and all vet effort possible. I love you Hannah and will miss you so so much
We went for one last boat ride on the lake this morning and I'm fixing her a big ol' ribeye for lunch.
Here's my girl