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Holding on for Dear Life

Deborah Campbell, of Amherst, Mass., holds her 16-year-old Boston Terrier Bruno close while sitting in the Connecticut River at Wilgus State Park in Weathersfield, Vt., on Aug. 21, 2013. Campbell wants to spend as much time as possible with Bruno due to his advanced years. "I've had to go through it a few times in my life, but Bruno is special.," she said. "I'll never be prepared for his passing." (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

Deborah Campbell, of Amherst, Mass., holds her 16-year-old Boston Terrier Bruno close while sitting in the Connecticut River at Wilgus State Park in Weathersfield, Vt., on Aug. 21, 2013. Campbell wants to spend as much time as possible with Bruno due to his advanced years. "I've had to go through it a few times in my life, but Bruno is special.," she said. "I'll never be prepared for his passing." (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage) Purchase photo reprints »

Deborah Campbell, of Amherst, Mass., and her 16-year-old Boston terrier Bruno sit in the Connecticut River at Wilgus State Park in Weathersfield on Thursday. Campbell said she cherishes the time with her aged pet. “I’ve had to go through it a few times in my life, but Bruno is special,” she said. “I’ll never be prepared for his passing.” Valley News — Elijah Nouvelage