His cries of pain tore through me, the first aid kit in my hand suddenly feeling inadequate.
Tears ran down my cheeks unbidden as I broke into a run.
"Hold on Max" I whispered, "hold on".
I couldn't save him.
How do you say goodbye?
You were my link to the world Max, my partner in all things.
There will never be a greater guide dog.
Sleep well old friend.