Simba of Jaycroft In Loving Memory

17th Aug, 2003
11th January, 2008

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It was early 2003 that I was searching for a quality Dane in Pakistan. After tracking adverts in a newspaper classified for weeks, I finally come across an ad for a quality Great Dane puppy available for sale. Upon my visit to the breeder Mr. Junaid Quershi of Jaycroft Kennel, I was fortunate enough to bring home the pick of the litter. I cherish that Sunday when we bought Simba home. He was a very active boy and an aspiration for me to strive for better quality Great Danes. He suffered a heart failure and left us for the rainbow bridge all of a sudden. We dearly miss him and cherish the early days of his puppy hood when he would bark non stop if it would get later than 7 in the morning to serve him his breakfast and take him out for a morning walk. Gone but never to be forgotten.

Gauri Del Castel Levante In Loving Memory

26th April, 2004
28th May, 2008

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As the search for a quality female started back in 2004, I initiated an email correspondence with Mr. Setaro Maurizio of "Del Castel Levante" early 2004. It was July of 2004 that I flew to Italy to bring Gauri home. I remember my visit to Mr. Maurizio’s house and saw Gauri playing with her siblings. She had a very strong temperament even as a 3 month old puppy and I witnessed her picking fights with other grown up Danes of Del Castel Levante. Her expiry is perhaps the most upsetting experience of our association with the breed and an unexplainable sorrow of breeding. She was due to whelp her second litter and left us for the rainbow bridge due the complication with her pregnancy. We dearly miss her and cherish all the good times spent with her. Gone but never to be forgotten.

Lotosdanes Hermione

In Loving Memory

9th April, 2004
3rd April, 2005

Days before I was due to travel to Italy to bring Gauri to Pakistan in 2004, I corresponded with Mrs. Milena Franzetti of Lotosdanes and was lucky enough that she had a litter back in July of 2004. I still remember the first time I went to Lotosdanes and saw her playing with her littermates. I just fell in love with her. She was a very naughty girl and I cherish the long walks and treasure the unforgettable moments spent playing with her. Sadly, she suffered from a parvo virus and left us for the rainbow bridge. It was one of the most difficult moments of my life to accept that she is no longer with us. Gone by never to be forgotten.


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 so 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 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....

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