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Pet Loss

Pet cremation and aftercare 4 October 2011  •  4 Comments

Losing a pet is one of the most difficult experiences a dog owner goes through. A pet passing on is a fact of life, but knowing that doesn’t make it any easier. I’ve lost most of my pets to old age, and being with them so long makes saying goodbye […]

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Please help find Cocoa 11 April 2009  •  9 Comments

A fellow dog-lover approached me with a plea for help: her elderly dog, Cocoa, has been missing since March 8. He was wearing a colorful dog tag bearing his name, his owners’ address and their phone number. The owner of Cocoa (koh-koh) shares that through their own investigation, they were […]

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An ode to Whitey 19 January 2009  •  15 Comments

This was Whitey, an aspin and Labrador Retriever mix. She was my sister’s favorite. Whitey passed away yesterday. We don’t really know why, but nothing can describe my sister’s reaction except for “devastated.” 🙁

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Making sense of a pet’s passing 12 December 2007  •  2 Comments

Thanks to Jun Asis for sending me this touching story. Losing a pet is very difficult—I know that for a fact. It’s devastating, and even makes you wonder if the pain will ever end. I’m doing better now (much better than my crying-every-hour state the first week Sheero passed away), […]

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On pet loss: Losing Sheero 23 November 2007  •  2 Comments

Our family always had a lot of dogs—every member of our family just love them—so it’s pretty obvious that we’ve already lost some pets over the years. Most of them passed away due to old age, so losing them hadn’t been so difficult. The passing was imminent. Somehow, I had […]

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“A Little Dog Angel” by Noah M. Holland 28 October 2007  •  2 Comments

“A Little Dog Angel” by Noah M. Holland High up in the courts of heaven today a little dog angel waits; with the other angels he will not play, but he sits alone at the gates. “For I know my master will come” says he, “and when he comes he […]

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A tear-jerker dog video 18 September 2007  •  5 Comments

It takes a great deal for me to cry, especially when watching films or short videos. But this one is an exception. I love you, Sheero. I love you, Choknat and Harry. I love you Patatats, Spike, Coal, Scout, Crunchie, Kuton, Whitey, Tootie, and Cho-Cho. Hugs! 🙂

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