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Losing Your Best Friend

Jul 21, 2023

It's been 12 days since Rocky passed away, and it's been a tough time for me. Losing a beloved dog is something that many of you may experience at some point, and I feel compelled to talk about it.

Sadly, losing a dog is inevitable. They are not just pets, but also best friends and unconditional companions. We spend countless hours training and caring for them, building strong and unique bonds. This bond is truly special, and those who have experienced it know how powerful it can be.

I have always been passionate about synchronicity and the joy of aligning with a dog, and Rocky was the inspiration behind my passion. He was my third police dog, and I raised him from a young puppy until the end of his life. We trained together, learned together, taught, and created numerous videos that gained global recognition. Rocky was truly unique and continues to inspire many.

It's important to talk about losing a dog because it shouldn't keep you from doing the things you love. Even though I am gutted and grieving, I wouldn't trade a minute of the time I had with Rocky for anything.

It's natural to feel guilty when your dog passes away, but my advice is to make the most of the time you have with them and create quality memories. Spend that time giving them 100% and creating a strong bond with them. That quality time together and in your training, that's the highlight of your life with a dog. That's the highlight of your memories - creating that relationship, communication, and bond. 

You can elevate your dog's skills and purpose, to allow them to reach their full potential and experience new things that they may not have been able to without you. In turn, your dog will teach you valuable lessons about compassion, responsibility, unconditional love, and enhance your skills as a trainer, and perhaps, like in my case, help you become a better coach and a better person.

Saying goodbye is never easy, but it's important to cherish the memories, honor their teachings, and move forward. In Rocky's memory, I will continue to try to inspire others to train their dogs and build a strong bond with them.

In true Rocky fashion, he left me with inspiration and power to move forward the birth of his last litter in the coming days is a true blessing and brings me hope to continue his legacy with his offspring. His passing was sadly unexpected, so this planned breeding gives me hope to see his likeness again and to continue his legacy with his offspring.

I am grateful for everyone's kind words and for sharing Rocky's video memorial. I feel it's now my responsibility to continue inspiring people to train their dogs like Rocky and to help them build the kind of strong bond we had. This is something that I wish upon everyone because it's the most amazing thing in the world.