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Atherton's 'best friend' touched many hearts

Original post made on Jul 20, 2009

While some people consider dogs mere pets, Atherton resident Phoebe Rowles takes to heart the expression "a dog is man's best friend." "Jill [my dog] always kept her eyes on me," Ms. Rowles said. "She was like a person: such a companion."

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Posted by Such a lovely story!
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on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm

Such a lovely tribute to a long-loved, marvelous companion. I am glad Jill was around for 15 years. I must say, though, that it never seems our dog are around long enough, however old they live to be.

I really enjoyed reading this!

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