Yes, this morning I glanced over to see if he was laying down in his bed. I wish this was all just a horrible nightmare that I can wake up from. Thank you for your kind words, and making me feel that I am not in this alone.
I am sorry for the loss of your Smokey and yes the grieving path is a hard one....and adding blame and guilt into the picture will just make the grieving process alot longer. As your brother did not intentionally do this, it was an accident. I know the first few months are by far the hardest, we miss our babies, especially in the morning when waking up and then at night going to sleep.
Please keep posting here, it will take away that alone feeling, and always know that your Smokey loves you. I remember reading on these forums in the past of young dogs having heart attacks and it is sad, yet never planned.
I am so sorry for your loss of Smokey, he is still with you and loves you...your guardian angel....til you meet again.