|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1978|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1991|
New Hampshire, USA
Sam was an Old English Sheepdog born on a farm in rural Kansas and ended up being shipped with a litter of her sibling's to a pure bred dealer in Massachusetts.
She was the last of the litter to be sold and my parents couldn't resist the four month old puppy.
Sam became an immediate member of the family and became very protective. Sam had the personality of a little mother, she knew immediately where you were at all times and if she saw you doing anything wrong, or what she deemed wrong, she would sit in front of you and bark until an adult came to see what was wrong.
She slept on the floor in front of my crib and my sisters when she was born. If the two of us ever played on the floor and messed around she would stand between us to separate us thinking we were fighting.
Sam enjoyed her independence when we moved to New Hampshire and would walk to friends houses on the street until she was sent back home.
In October 1989 Sam was accidentally run over by a van after she crawled under the van and laid down under the back wheel where no one could see her. She suffered only a hairline fracture in her hip, but in December she slipped on ice and broke her hip completely.
After that Sam had problems getting up, and would mostly lay around in our beds for the rest of her life. In late August 1991 the vet found a football sized tumor in her stomach and offered to operate and remove it. Sam died during surgery, leaving behind a devastated family who loved her and still speak of her fondly.
She was buried in Middleboro, near her favorite running area of Cape Cod.
Angel View Pet Cemetery & Cremetory
Created by: Lisa
Record added: Sep 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59184347
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