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The   Rainbow  Bridge

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 our special friends, so that they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill or old are restored to health and vigour. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in ours dreams of days gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing, they miss someone very special to them who had been 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 begins to quiver and 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 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 beloved pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge together.


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Our beautiful girl Summer - Fearnach Summer Rose with Shannmie, left us on the 18/06/2018
to go over the bridge. She will be met by the rest of the gang who will be waiting to welcome her. Run free our lovely girl.

On 12/03/2018 we had to let our old girl Tia (Shannmies Tia Maria), run over the bridge.    What a beautiful girl she was 
and at nearly 16 years of age gave us much love and pleasure.   She will now be able to run and jump freely with her pals.


On 05/04/2017 we said goodbye to our lovely Disney (Shannmies Fire & Ice). After a very sudden and unexpected illness, 
she went to meet her pals at Rainbow Bridge.   We are devastated that she was taken well before her time and will miss her.


We had to say goodbye to our little Shrimp.  She took a piece of our hearts when she was taken before her time.  
She may have been small in stature but had such a big personality. Run free with your pals our special little lass, 
no doubt you will be showing them who’s boss. We will miss you.

2013 has been such a sad year for us as, following the loss of our Shelties Jack and Tilly, we had to say goodbye to our lovely boy Shadow on 09/12/2013


Ir Ch Shannmie Blue Sirocco "Shadow"
Coarhabeg Silver Cyclone at Garronwood x Daythorn Bobbie Girl at Shannmie)

Landover Tilly Trotter "Tilly"
(Fleckled Frost x Landover Geisha Girl)
15/02/1999 to 24/11/2013

Wendisle Ebony Irish Spirit at Shannmie "Jack"
(Dalsetter Smokey Joe x Wendisle Cinderella Chimes)

Sadly we had to say goodbye to Jack on 2 May 2013

Sadly, on 24/10/12, we had to say goodbye to Ryan, Shannmie Bold Venture, at the age of 15.  
He is now able to run free with his pals over the rainbow bridge

Dalsetter Gold Fever "Bobby"
Ch Herds The Helmsman x Surlson Sweet Sophie from Dalsetter

08/09/1996 - 06/11/2011

Sadly, we lost Bobby in the early hours of Sunday morning 6th November 2011 aged 15 years

Shannmie Forever "Toby"
(Doonelodge Gold Drift x Sable Gem of Kenstaff)

Alkalols Little Lucy Locket "Lucy"
Alkalols Dark Velvet of Cresteak x Alkalols Midnight Symphoney

Dalsetter Skye Walker at Shannmie "Dudley"
(Dalsetter Grand Master x Dalsetter Glad Tideings)
Ir Ch Landover Eirwen JW "Charlie"
Landover Night Bird x Landover Bronwen)

Dalsetter Smokey Joe

Dalsetter Smokey Joe "Smokey"
(Herds the Hornpiper  x  Bigglemere's My Girl at Dalsetter)
Pepperhill Blue Mint "Skye"
(Skerrywood Suede in Black x Pepperhill Blue Spice)

Daythorn Bobbie Girl at Shannmie "Finley"
Lowerpark Robbie Redcoat x Kinton Muffin)

Ir Ch Landover Nutshell of Shannmie "Winky"
(Jefsfire Sun Seeker x Landover Harvest Moon)

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