In Memory of
our beloved GSPs
We are mourning another SEGSP Alumnus, Sampson, who crossed the rainbow bridge in November.
His family said, “It's with a heavy heart that I reach out to you today. Sampson, the incredible dog we adopted from your rescue in 2015, recently passed away on 11/14/2023. It breaks me to share this news. Sampson, at 9.5 years old, was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma last year on June 6th 2023. We embarked on a journey fighting alongside him - a surgery, chemotherapy, and unyielding hope. He amazed us with his resilience after becoming a tripod on June 23rd 2023, and showing us unwavering courage through three rounds of chemotherapy. His radiographs brought us hope until an unexpected turn led us to the toughest decision imaginable.
I cannot express how much Sampson meant to us. He was more than a pet; he was family, a source of joy, and an embodiment of unconditional love. His bond with our little Evelyn was beyond words - patient, loving, and truly irreplaceable. The journey with Osteosarcoma gifted us five more months with Sampson, and for that, we're grateful. Yet, our hearts ache at the thought of the years we had hoped for but couldn't share. I wanted to share some cherished memories of Sampson with you. He lived a full, beautiful life, surrounded by love and happiness. He was, and will always be, our everything.
Life is indeed unpredictable, and this loss has left an indelible void. We'll forever treasure the time we had with Sampson, his unwavering spirit, and the joy he brought into our lives. Thank you for bringing Sampson into our lives. Your dedication to these wonderful animals is truly commendable. Warm regards, Ashley, Eric and Evelyn Godwin + Winston Godwin (our other GSP)”
Run free Sampson…
“My love for you is a journey, starting at forever and ending at never.” Unknown