was a rescue puppy. She was found abandoned in the woods, and
she had been abused. A friend found her near death, and took
her to a vet. Extraordinary measures were taken, and Kodiak
survived. The friend then gave her to me.
Kodiak spent the next 12 years as my
buddy and friend. She loved our trips to Alaska, and was my
fishing companion, rain or shine. She was a very loyal, loving
dog, and was always there to greet me when I came home, and always
saw me off when I was leaving. She was by my side constantly,
always giving love and affection.
She passed suddenly, and unexpectedly,
at 4:00 a.m. on October 18. Kodiak came into my life quickly
and left just as fast. It was a great 12 years, and I will
miss her tremendously, especially when fishing in the rain in