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Clover, the JavaRanch hound, moves on to greener pastures

Bert Bates

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I have some sad news. Clover, probably the first dog to learn polymorphism (as described in a JavaRanch campfire story), passed away yesterday. She was a happy ranch dog right up to the end, helping J.P. the farrier clean up horse hooves and stashing treats in the hay barn (in case of emergency!).

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So sorry Bert and Kathy. I know how hard it is to lose a beloved friend.

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Deepak Bala

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I dread the day myself. Dogs have a personality of their own and become a part of your family. Sorry to hear Clover is no more. I used to think he was just one of the pictures that you used from a picture pool for the head first series.

Are you planning on getting a puppy ? It might help lessen your pain

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Oh! Sorry to hear that Bert. I know the feelings now.....

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Campbell Ritchie

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I am sorry to hear about that, Bert.
Pauline McNamara

Joined: Jan 19, 2001
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So sorry Bert...
Treimin Clark
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Really sorry Bert and Kathy!
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Sorry to hear that guys

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Very sorry to hear this.

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Kevin Florish
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Sorry to hear this, but seems Clover had a nice life

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Monu Tripathi

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sorry for your loss..

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Ananth Chellathurai
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I feel sorry to hear about that.

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