Dudley :-(

Only 11 months old. He pulled an escape act, as he has done before. This time he decided he would ignore me completely and see if he could catch a passing semi. Like most things he decided he was going to do, he did it. Unfortunately, he didn't realize that this was not a giant bunny.

Seeing something like this happen and knowing there's nothing you can do to stop it is a horrible experience.

The very odd thing is that I'm not a big picture taker. I hadn't directly taken a picture of Dudley since about 1 month after getting him, last May. This past Sunday, he jumped up on me while I was watching football on the couch and decided it was time to wrestle. He was being so crazy that I couldn't help but quickly grab my phone and snap a picture as shown above. Just a hair over one hour later, he would be gone. That picture now means more to me that I ever would have imagined at the time of taking it.

I'm so sorry for your loss. Basenjis can be awful escape artists. Hopefully this will serve as a reminder to everyone.

I'm sorry for your loss.

Oh no! I'm so very sorry you lost Dudley. It's a very, very traumatic experience. Buddy is the same age and I got him in May as well. He slipped out an open gate a month ago and ran 2 miles in about 30 minutes. Luckily I got him back unharmed. Some Bs will chase cars and trucks.

I'm so sorry for your loss. That must have been an awful, awful experience.

Oh, I am so sorry for your loss.
It makes my heart hurt. Dudley was a very cute boy.


I am so sorry for your loss, so sad. He was so young and such a cutie.

Otis is only 10 monts old, and he got hit by a car at 4 months, thanksfully he was Ok, but ever since he has this determination to chase cars or trucks while we are on walks, I will never let him be loose in our front yard again..it is horrible to witness your beloved pet get hurt or pass like that..
So sorry.

So very very sorry for your loss. I lost my first that same way.

So very sorry for your loss of Dudley

My Jaycee will be 11 months old end of this month and I would lose it if a car got her. I am so very sorry about your loss of Dudley but very happy you got that special picture. They are so fast how I wish just sometimes we could stop time for even just a min. Please take care.

Rita Jean

So sorry about your loss of Dudley - it is the saddest thing to lose a buddy.

There are no words… so sorry. God bless.

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Sorry for your loss. You'll be in my prayers.

I am so sorry for your loss. ((Hugs))

I'm very sorry for your loss.. what a sad story..

That is such a sad tale, I am so sorry for your loss. How fortunate that you grabbed that photo when you did.

Basenji Mix

My goodness, I am so sorry for your lose.

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