Pet of the Month: Cowboy

Pet of the Month: Cowboy

There are no words to describe the sense of loss Cowboy’s mom felt after his passing—she had lost her best friend.

Cowboy brought his mom—and everyone he met—never-ending happiness and smiles. He was a comedic boxer with a willful attitude (and selective hearing), which he found entertaining, and his mom found both funny and exasperating. Cowboy brought new meaning to the word playful. He was a true athlete—the best hiking and kayaking partner his mom could ask for and he never whined about anything. He was his mom’s daily sidekick at work, crazy for fruit, and an 80-pound lap dog/ bed hog! Cowboy was famous in Delafield for fishing in the Bark River for hours on end in the summer. Though he never caught a fish, he always tried his hardest. One of his favorite places to spend time was his custom “man cave” his mom made in the back of her SUV.

Cowboy was impossibly handsome and sweet, with a heart bigger than any person his mom knew. There is no doubt that she learned a lot from him. His independent mindset taught her to be patient. He showed her how to live without judgement, by showing affection to everyone he met, with a gentle jump and tail wag. He also taught her about unconditional love and how amazing it was to be on the receiving end of it. In return, his mom showered him with endless love and affection.

The bond between Cowboy and his mom is one that will stand the test of time. She feels blessed to have shared 10 years with him, and he will always hold a special place in her heart. He made her life richer, and the memories of his love and friendship are something she will cherish forever.

Cowboy’s mom would like to thank everyone at Pewaukee Veterinary Service—especially Amanda H.—for the exceptional care and love they showed (especially the liver treats, which were always Cowboy’s favorite!)

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