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A Loving Tribute to Beautiful Max (Maximutt)
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Portage Lake, Maine
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14 September 2010 - 6:22 am
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Another beautiful video Cometdog!  Just fantastic big-blink

Tracy, Maggie's Mom

Maggie was amputated for soft tissue sarcoma 10-20-09

Maggie lost her battle with kidney disease on 8-24-13


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14 September 2010 - 7:09 am
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That was one heck of a video tribute. Wish we had met Max, because we love to swim too! We can see the love!


Cathy/Jane/Spirit Skyler/Chloe

14 September 2010 - 10:39 am
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I agree with Charon. This is definitely one of your best Comet. Great job!

Oh how I wish I would have gotten to know Max. He was one of those extra special pups! You can just tell. The dog is most always committed but us humans often fall short. In this family, everybody brought their “A” game. The result, Maximut, an amazing and beautiful boy indeed.

Thanks for sharing. All the photos were fantastic. But my favorite one was of Max and mom (look into my eyes) while on the boat together.  Great photo Dad….very special.


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14 September 2010 - 11:13 am
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My friend and I sat at work this morning and watched the video and cried.  How amazing his life was.  He had great people, a great family.  The pictures are amazing.  I liked the one with his head on his dad's shoulder in the car.  A true connection.

So sorry for your loss.


Elizabeth and Sammy


Cometdog, wonderful job again on the video, great choice in music!

Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the right front leg 8/23/10,

leg fractured 8/27/10,

leg amputated 8/30/10


I couldn't begin to say how special Sammy is to us.  Living and laughing with and loving this wonderful boy is priceless.

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14 September 2010 - 1:08 pm
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What a beautiful tribute to one beautiful boy, oh those eye.  An amazing tribute for an amazing dog.


Jo Ann & Tasha

Tasha 8 years old, First cancer diagnosis 6/26/09, Last cancer diagnosis 9/26/09, Amputation 10/01/09, Loving our girl moment by moment.

Tasha lost her battle and became my Angel on May 4 2011. Forever in my heart….

Pontiac, IL
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14 September 2010 - 2:25 pm
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Those pictures truly captured what an amazing pup Max was and what a special part of the family he was to you. 


Well done, Comet.

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14 September 2010 - 10:45 pm
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I'd like to point out that the music wasn't my choice, so that shout out definitely goes out to Max' family!  See, I didn't do much at all!

Her Retired AvatarComet - 1999 to 2011

She departed us unexpectedly  January 23, 2011 at the age of 12 1/2.

She was born with a deformed front leg and a tripawd all of her life.

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14 September 2010 - 11:04 pm
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Exxxxxceelllent taste, one of my favorite songs.

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Orange County, CA
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15 September 2010 - 4:54 pm
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     Although my wife already posted our thanks, I feel I should do the same.  Hard as it was for both of us to watch because his loss is still on our minds, I thought the video was wonderful.  It perfectly captured Max’s personality along with how we felt about him, and from reading the comments here, it’s obvious that Comet succeeded in creating something that made everyone else see that as well.  Out of all the dogs we ever had, he was the one who most perfectly met the ideal of what a dog should be, and that video shows it.  Thnak you so much.

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15 September 2010 - 9:21 pm
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Thank you Maxidad for your kind words.  But thank you for letting me make such a moving tribute for everyone to be able to share Max.  Max really touched me since we got to spend some time together, if only in pictures of love.  I felt him smiling on me, too. 

Her Retired AvatarComet - 1999 to 2011

She departed us unexpectedly  January 23, 2011 at the age of 12 1/2.

She was born with a deformed front leg and a tripawd all of her life.

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