Rainbow Bridge

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Welcome to Rainbow Bridge. This is the place where owners of Schnauzers and other cherished pets can share their treasured memories of their beloved canine companions who have passed away.

Dogs are Man and Woman's Best Friend. They enrich our lives, they make us laugh, they make us cry. They comfort us when we are down, they forgive us when we make mistakes.

They are always there for us, our loyal friends. They love us through thick and thin, no matter what. The bond between a dog and his or her owner is so stong and so special.

If you have a story of a Schnauzer or other pet who is no longer here, Max, Linda and our readers would love to hear from you. Pet bereavement is so sad, but remembering and sharing the happy times can help us to cope.


The annonymous Rainbow Bridge poem sums it up:

"Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends to run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine and our friends are warm and comfortable.

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All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together...."



Share Your Memories of Man's Best Friend

Do you have a heartwarming story of a beloved Schnauzer or other pet who is no longer with us? Please share it with us.

Readers' stories

Click below to see some wonderful stories from other dog lovers.....

Our lovely girl Tammy RIP 
We lost our lovely girl Tammy to a sudden and lethal bout of Pancreatitis 2 weeks ago. Just 5 years old. We are devastated. She was a rescue who had a …

I feel bereft after losing my Mini Schnauzer 
We lost our gorgeous Pepper on 7/12/16 she was just 5 years old. She had been schnauzering around in some newly turned over soil in the garden and the …

Goodbye beautiful Ellie mini schnauzer 
On new years eve I lost my beautiful ellie schnauzer, (she is in your gallery too) She was such a great character, very friendly with everyone she meet, …

Laura  
My beautiful baby boy zak went over the rainbow on Friday the 25 November 2016 he was 11 but still my baby he did have pancreatitis but with the wonderful …

My Buddy... 
3 years ago we took in my Mom's dog, an S&P mini, Buddy. It was an easy transition being a family dog and all. In my wife and I's 25 years of marriage, …

Miss Lily 
We foster a puppy mill dog for a month before we decided to adopt her. The rescue that are associated with told us her story. She lived in a outdoor …

Sharapova  
On September 23, 2013, we loss our beloved Sharapova. Only 5 years old, she died 1.5 weeks after being diagnosed with stomach cancer. She went so fast. …

Gone but forever in my heart. 
On January 1st,2007 I lost my 4 month old grandson. With a broken heart and needing something to love I started looking for anything to poor my love into. …

Pepper 
I have just lost my big boy pepper life will never be the same ever , he died 19 June 2013 after a short illness ( cancer ) I do believe he was an angel …

To Joann from Zach.... 
This is to you .. Joann, my Mum, and my Dad, too.. Don't be sad as I will always be with you and I'll always watch over you.. you will find Love again …

Zach, my little angel, rest in peace 
my husband and i purchased zach a 5 year old male schnauzer at that time pepper and salt. zach came over to the both of us and picked us for his new family …

My beautiful boys Rebel 1 and Ringo 
REBEL 1 WAS A LOVELY BOY. IT STARTED WHEN HUBBY & I WENT TO A CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW ON A SATURDAY IN AUGUST BACK IN 1994... LITTLE DID WE KNOW THAT WE …

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