Category Archives: Pet loss stories

List of stories from people about losing their pets

The passing of my dog Molly

      By Jan­ice Kennedy, Ottawa Cit­i­zen June 4, 2011     Every now and then, that tiny micro­cosm that is our per­sonal space in this world stops dead in its tracks. And every­thing else –pol­i­tics, world events, even riproar­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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motorist offers comfort after loss of pet

Motorist offers com­fort after loss of pet Fri­day, Novem­ber 27, 2009  (Updated 7:54 am) What do you think? 0 comment(s) Read other vis­i­tors’ com­ments and post your own. Be the first to com­ment on this story. On Nov. 2, my hus­band and I were work­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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Counsellor considers the loss of her own pet

For Lucy Posted on Novem­ber 6, 2009, 6:16 pm | 71 views Pat Myers My hus­band and I recently made the heart­break­ing deci­sion to euth­a­nize our eleven year old beloved dog Lucy. As we have grieved her loss the coun­selor part … Con­tinue read­ing

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Most beautiful explanation of death I’ve ever heard.

Most beau­ti­ful expla­na­tion of death I’ve ever heard.       ~DEATH~ WHAT A WONDERFUL WAY TO EXPLAIN IT .. A sick man turned to his doc­tor as he was prepar­ing to  Leave the exam­i­na­tion room and said,  ‘Doc­tor, I am afraid to die.  … Con­tinue read­ing

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Lessons on Living and Dying from My Canine Brothers

The pet doc­tor: Our ani­mals can be teach­ers, too By Christie Long • The pet doc­tor • Octo­ber 7, 2010 Comments(0) Rec­om­mend Print this page E-mail this arti­cle Share Del.icio.us Face­book Digg Red­dit Newsvine Buzz up! Twit­ter FarkIt Type Size A A A … Con­tinue read­ing

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Vet starts a pet bereavement programe

Pet-owner bereave­ment requires pas­sage of time   Mirko Petricevic/Record staff Brien Thurston and Dr. Robert Close (vet­eri­nar­ian) at the Close Vet­eri­nary Clinic in Kitch­ener. They have devel­oped a grief counselling/bereavement pro­gram for pet own­ers whose pets have died. Thurston holds Squeak, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Pet loss story– goodbye dear jake

Tues­day, June 1, 2010 Pet Loss: Good-bye Dear Jake It is good to be back in Michi­gan!  In Decem­ber Peter and I  loaded Jake, our 15 yr old Lab/Shepard mix, in  the car and drove to our new win­ter home: Tuc­son, AZ.  We were con­cerned … Con­tinue read­ing

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An attorney reflects on the life and death of his Labradors

The Legacy of Beezer and Boomer: Lessons on Liv­ing and Dying “What a fab­u­lous, heart­felt and enjoy­able read (assum­ing you don’t mind some cry­ing). Doug adeptly describes his tran­si­tion from skill­ful attor­ney, who takes pride in con­trol­ling the world around him, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Ask Amy: Cat owner regrets euthanizing pet

Ask Amy: Cat owner regrets euth­a­niz­ing pet Vet said the ill­ness would cause a hor­ri­ble nat­ural death. By AMY DICKINSON Last update: March 10, 2010 — 3:18 PM   Fea­tured com­ment Dear Full of Regret, I’m in the same boat. I put down … Con­tinue read­ing

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Death and Guilt

Teacup, Stu­dio Barn. Death and guilt Posted At: Tues­day, March 9, 2010 6:42 AM | Posted By: Jon Katz Teacup, Stu­dio Barn. Black and white. March 9, 2010 – Joanne writes that she gave her cat the wrong med­ica­tion for an ill­ness  – … Con­tinue read­ing

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