Originally Posted by BuckeyeRedleg
Being there with him for his last breath, was very surreal, but also very beautiful in a way and I wouldn't have had it any other way.
Surreal is the only word I could think of to describe the situation. I've had losses in my family, but I've never actually seen the life leave them. Holding the dog in your arms as it happens, it just can't be explained in words, I don't think. I was happy to see that the suffering had ended, but I couldn't help but cry uncontrollably.