There are a few rare moments in life that you realize in the midst of an experience that this will be a once in a life time experience. Smokey was a brilliant shooting star blazing across the sky from horizon to horizon. He lived life full throttle and his spirit and glory will far outlive his physical existance on earth. Smokey was the advanced model canine. You can only love a living creature this deeply for which you have had to work so hard for. Your legacy lives on in the countless people and canines you influenced. You will be forever sorely missed.