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Pookie Poo Jennings

Pookie Poo Jennings

Our Precious Angel
1999-2012

Day by Day Pet Caregiver Support was created to honor our own beloved pets who change our lives every day by opening our hearts and making us more compassionate people.

Pookie Poo Jennings was a 13 year old Miniature Schnauzer who was diagnosed with Lyme disease (2007), Pancreatitis and Chronic Dry Eye (2008), Hypoparathyroidism (2010), Chronic Renal Failure (2011), Right Shoulder Medial Laxity and Hepatitis/Pancreatitis (2012), and eventually hemangiosarcoma of the heart.

During her last years, Pookie received over 20 dispensations of oral medications as well as subcutaneous fluid injections given twice each day.

Pookie’s spirit and will to live inspired all who met her. Many say she was blessed to have had us as her caregivers. We think we’re the ones who were blessed.

Pookie’s spirit and unconditional love will live on! This organization is a tribute to all she taught us during her time here on earth. Forever there is a bright star in the sky named Pookie Poo.

Be with your angel Pookie Poo until we are reunited again in heaven.

-The Jennings Family


 

Hallie Boo Jennings

Our Precious Haboo
2004-2013

Hallie Boo Jennings

Hallie Boo Jennings was a 9 year old miniature schnauzer who battled two forms of cancer, Mesothelioma and recently she was diagnosed with Inflammatory Mammary Carsinoma. Hallie bravely went through 13 months of chemotherapy until we could no longer manage her pain.

Thankfully throughout her battle, Hallie maintained a continued excellent quality of life. She loved to bark at everything that came across her path just so she could assert her authority. Her desire to please and be adored was evident by how much she loved her humans. A true teacher in every sense of the word, she was constantly reminding us of the priorities of life.

Hallie loved her long walks in the park on our long leash and cuddling up on the back of couch while we, her pet parents, settled in for an evening of television watching.

She, along with her sister Pookie, taught us how much Day By Day was needed in the pet care giving community. We most certainly walked paw in hand with our little “Haboo.” She brought laughter and hope to our days when we couldn’t see the light at the end of these difficult pet care giving journeys.

The hardest thing we’ve ever had to do was to give her care over to God but we bravely did just that. Hallie is now in God’s care. Till we are reunited again, “all our love Haboo.”

-The Jennings Family


 

Sallie Lou Jennings

Our little “Lou Lou”
1997-2013

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Sallie Lou was a 16½ year old miniature schnauzer who courageously battled multiple issues in her life. She was adopted right before her 10th birthday and two months later she was diagnosed with a congenital liver shunt and pyometra (infected uterus). After two surgeries, Sallie recovered beautifully. Unfortunately at age 13, she suffered an episode of vestibular disease which most likely was a result of a slow growing benign tumor on her brain stem.

Over the next few year’s Sallie’s quality of life was maintained until her neurological issues increased beyond being managed. Her deterioration was evident and eventually she got to the point where she kept falling over.

We were so blessed to have Sallie Lou even if it was for a short time. She was a spit fire in a very small body. Her grace and ability to continue to enjoy walks, eating and snuggling made every moment we had with her such a gift.

When we think of Sallie we remember her precious doe eyes and the way she’d start to hop as we approached the house at the end of a walk. Sallie was the last of our three girls, and when we said goodbye to her it was like saying goodbye to all of them once again.

-The Jennings Family