Lunga the Dog’s Burial – Oakland, California

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Lunga the dog was a very special dog, she had a human heart.

Lunga was the most genuine of all party-animals and would stay out all night if we let her.  She loved people and and she loved parties. She had been to Burning Man so many times that she missed “the good old days” and the staff knew her by name.

In her younger years she worked as a performer in a traveling circus.  Laurent was a clown and they traveled around the US, living in a school bus, as part of a freakshow circus.   But here is the real kicker, Lunga was in New Orleans when hurricane Katrina hit and she swam out!

We are so sad to see her pass away but we sent her off in style. We planted a Weeping Cherry tree over the place where she now rests, in an urban farm plot owned by family.  She will always be surrounded by bunnies, chickens, and her best dog-friend Quila.

Rest in peace sweet Lunga.


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  • Beautiful

  • how beautiful

  • charlene_sims

    such love…

  • Andrea Mendoza

    <3 aww so beautiful, i'm sorry for your loss!

  • helenamartinphotography

    Thank You @disqus_rlNr8lVYSt:disqus , she was an amazing dog

  • Patrícia Dias

    I´m deeply touched …I know what u r feeling, I lost my Rotweiller last month. This honor that u have done is very touching and unique. Demonstrates the unconditional love that u have learned from the dear Lunga. R.I.P.Lunga! <3

  • Jaqueline Couto

    I cried so much… =~~~ Hope Lunga be in a such beautiful Heaven.

  • Aimee Rowley

    absolutely beautiful, so sorry for your loss. this is such an amazing way to pay her respect for all the love that was shared between you guys & her over the years. she was obviously very loved & will always smile down on you. What you did for her is absolutely touching, breathtaking & so beautiful.

  • Maryse Trézy

    L’amour ne meurt jamais … jamais !

  • Helpblog

    I’m French and I understand your loss. It’s so beautiful the love for your dog. <3

  • Bailey Nielsen

    What a BEAUTIFUL tribute to your family member! So much love it’s indescribable! Beautiful!

  • Facebook User

    Thank you for sharing this marvellous good bye.