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Murphy

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Murphy

We fell in love with the Soft- coated WheatenTerrier breed but never would consider buying a dog. We were working with their rescue group and they told us a man in the Los Angeles area had had contacted them because he had a litter of puppies that all had ring-worm. My husband flew to LA, rented a car and drove to this "backyard breeders" house. He came to the door and handed my husband the puppy and took money for him. We bought him to save him. Barry got Murphy in the car and he was vomiting and shaking. He pulled over to a gas station on the long ride home and cleaned him up.The Wheaten terrier is an Irish breed so my husband being Irish, sang the Irish lullaby "Tura-lura-lural" to him to soothe him.Thirteen years later at the end of his long life on Wednesday, Barry sang the lullaby to him as Murphy licked his face and gently passed on. He was a well loved special dog who will live on forever in our hearts.

Murphy Gilmartin~March 21st,1999-Janurary 16th,2013~

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