We Love You Santino

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Santino had the biggest personality I’ve ever seen in a dog. He was the most loving, playful, protective and stubborn friend you can imagine. He passed away yesterday morning in the hospital but in Jesse’s arms peacefully. We all fought to the last minute. He was almost 13 years old which is a high age for Cane Corso and he was active until his last day. What makes me happy is the fact that he had a great life and the last 10 days of his life was his vacation in Tahoe. It was a doggie vacation. It was all about them. Walks and hikes on the beach and in the forest every single day. They even went out with us to eat in the local coffee and burger places and we would order burgers for each one of them. He couldn’t pick a better time to leave. He’s been my family for 5 years. Every single day. He’s been Jesse’s family and a best friend years before they met me. I met 3 musketeers – Jesse, Santino and Coco. That’s how I always looked at them. Inseparable. All for one and one for all. A connection like this doesn’t end with death, it only changes it’s form. He will be always with us in our thoughts and hearts. We love you so much Santino! Now you can be there for Smalls until we all see each other again. Forever yours Jesse, Coco, Zuzka, Charlie, Gypsy & Como the cat. 

I would like to thank to our family and friends who were so supportive during this time. We love you and appreciate you.

I’m trying to focus on work again which helps a lot and Jesse and Coco who need a support the most right now. Just letting you know I’m back and motivated more than ever to work hard and to make the best out of every day for us, our family and friends.


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84 comments on “We Love You Santino”

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    Oh my goodness. I’m so sorry to hear this! He was such a big part of so many of your blog’s and seemed like such a sweet dog. 🙁 So sorry for your loss and I’m glad you all were able to have wonderful memories at the end. 🙂

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    Private  |  Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

    So sad for you guys, heartbreaking for Jesse and all of you. How great that you were able to have that last week at Tahoe with him 🙂

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    Private  |  Texas, USA

    So sorry about your sweet doggie, Zuzka. Hope you’re doing alright. I’ve lost pets too and it always takes a little piece of your heart.

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    Private  | 

    So sorry for your loss. 😞 Animals truly are our fur babies because they become such an integral part of our family. They love you unconditionally and that is not something we can really truly say about most humans. RIP 🐶

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    Private  |  las vegas, NV, usa

    Sending all my love to you and Jesse. So sorry for your loss

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    Private  |  Seattle, Washington

    Coco I think has it the worst here. You and Jesse understands death and he was there with Santino at the end. You take care, be well and work hard.

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    Private  | 

    Have fun in dog heaven santino! You will be missed

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    Private  |  Houston, TX, USA

    Pets are family and I understand how hard it is to lose a long time friend. Your family is so caring and fun and Santino was fun to watch always playing with Coco “like an old married couple”. Many prayers and well wishes to you all. Stay strong and thank you for everything.

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    Private  |  Minsk, Belarus

    So sorry for this Zuzka! Every two hours every day I was refreshing your social media to see the news about Santino and here it is….. Be strong, and give yourself time.

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    Private  |  Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    So sorry for Santion, hope you get over it soon, he’ll always be in your hearts and thoughts. RIP Santino.

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