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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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.  … 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 … 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. … 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 … Continue reading

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