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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    So sorry to hear this! I’m thinking of you guys and the rest of your family. ❤️ It looks like Santino had the best life a dog could wish for.

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    Zuzanna, Jesse and the fur babies. So very sorry and sad to hear about Santino. Sending you all lots of heart felt comforting hugs, light and love.

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    So sorry to hear about your loss Zuzka and Jess and all the other dogs 🙁 I have a dog myself and cant imagine what it will be like not having her around one day….but I know Santino had the best family in you guys!!! be brave to go through these hard times!!! xxx

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    My condolences. I know how hard losing a pet is. Santino, romp in the golden fields now, good doggy.

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    Private  |  Trego, Wisc., USA

    Dogs love us the best. God Bless. I’m so sad for your loss.

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    :'( So sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

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    I’m so sorry for your loss. I know what it’s like to lose a dog who has been a part of a family for many many years and it is soo hard. I lost my dog a few years ago. My dogs name was Polly and she died in my arms, she was 13 years old and had cancer. Polly was my best friend. This is hard and it takes time to get over such a big loss.
    You’re all in my prayers and I’ll send you love and support.

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    Private  |  Boston, MA, United States

    My condolences to you and Jesse and your other pups as well.
    I’m totally there with you. My dog of 13 yrs 1 month died almost 2 months ago. I hiked with him almost every single day rain or shine even the day after a blizzard. We went for a hike on a Wednesday. And almost 12 hours later after coming home from work on Thursday he was gone.😢 This quote by Anatole France rings true for me ” Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”

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    Private  |  DFW, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss Zuzka. My condolences to you, Jesse, and Coco. Sending prayers and strength during this difficult time. I remember watching a video of Santino where he bumped his head and left a gash below Jessie’s eye and poor Santino he felt so guilty. I loved how in the end he use his paw to show how sorry he was and how much love you and Jesse gave him. He was such a lovable pup and will be missed. RIP Santino.

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    So sorry for your loss Zuzka. I loved seeing him in your videos. He had a wonderful life with your guys his last few days sound like the perfect dog vacation! Your dogs are so lucky to have such a loving family..

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