Most Loved Pet

10th-place winners: Bo the dog; three-way tie for cats

Beginning today and continuing through Jan. 1, we are counting down the finalists of Overdrive's Most Loved Pet contest. Here are the dog and several cats who placed 10th.

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Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim was born with many birth defects, his adoptive parents, Linda and Eddie, rescued him and provided around the clock care, sadly in August of this year, after receiving surgery in which they traveled from Florida to Pennsylvania to receive, he crossed over the rainbow bridge and earned his wings. Tiny’s cause for special needs dogs and to carry on his legacy and promoting him in this contest will help and may save numerous ...

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Ace

Ace is the best little buddy a person could have, on the road or at home. He is so sweet and lovable. A very friendly and energetic little guy. Ace was adopted for my wife when our youngest daughter moved to her own place with her little dog. The girls felt that she should have a companion to keep her company when I was on the road. Ace has been both of our companions and ...

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Muffin

You can find a picture of my baby on my Facebook. I lost her on 10/7/13 due to cancer, She was 9 years old. It really tore me up to lose her. She was my best friend and I love her. It now has been 10 days and it still hard with out her, Muff was like I lost one of my children. But she gave me 9 years of joy. I am looking for ...

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Princess

My Pet gave me 16 years of unconditional love, It broke my heart when she became ill beyond veterinarian help. I'm a combat Vet and had to do the hardest thing ever, I loved her so much I had to let her go. I pray she forgives me. Charles Casey | U.S. Army

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Sza Sza

Been trucking since she was weaned from her mother at 6 weeks old. Has been in all 48 states! She loved the trucking life and was a great traveling companion and mascot. I am talking in pretense cause she passed away this year (02/07/2013). I miss her dearly. Trucking just is not the same without her! I will answer yes to whether she rides with me cause she always did and still does in spirit! Rick ...

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Balbinka

Balbinka the white bull terrier passed away in March, but she enjoyed life on the road. Her favorite thing to do was sleeping in the back of the truck with comfy blankets and pillows. She also enjoyed riding through Manhattan in NYC where if she was lucky she saw police horses which she really liked. Miroslav Solich | Owner-operator, Solich Auto Transport LLC

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Frank Hansen

Frank and I had over 1.2 million miles together. We were like two peas in a pod. We were together 24/7/365. He loved to play in the snow, and lived to eat dinner together with me. He loved chicken. Words can not explain the emptiness in my heart with him gone, but he is still trucking with me, in his urn. He passed away in my arms Aug. 30. It was the hardest thing I ...

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Piper

Piper was a valuable member of our family and the best friend to have. She was a Pekingese Japanese Chin, when we bought her she was supposed to be a Shihtzu, we kept saying she had never grown up yet. Every where we go she was there. When one of us felt lonely, or sick she was right beside us to give us a great deal of comfort. In the end of her short life ...

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Minnie

When I ran cross country my Minnie was with me. She never met a stranger and love all her human friends that drove trucks. Didn't matter if we were in a shop or truck stop she never met anyone she didn't like. She passed away March 30, 2009, but she was the best loyal co-driver I ever had. Florria Broocks | Company driver, Duces Pumping Service LLC

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