I am extremely upset, as I'm sure you understand. I will be online somewhat sporadically for a few days. It never gets easier, does it? He wasn't ill, just old, but I knew it would be soon, just not this soon. My eyes are swollen from crying, and I know I'd be better off keeping busy, but it's hard to stop thinking about him. What a loving dog he was, and oh, how much he was loved.