My buddy Jake passed away today, just a few minutes ago. He had a very brief illness and his passing was very quick, albeit unexpected.
Jake, you were a tough guy with a unique sense of humor, a submarine tail, and a beagle howl like none other. You lived a hard life in many ways but you were also quite the pampered pooch at the Big House. You taught me how to bark at strangers, keep my nose to the ground at all times, and how to score extra treats by doing a dance on your tippie toes for the hoomans.