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Death of Pet

Birth and Death

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Amos Kahn

Lola taught me how to handle adversity and Lucy taught me how to love unconditionally. Lola taught me to laugh and Lucy taught me to cry. She taught me that it's okay to love someone so much that when they finally die, you feel that your heart is broken.

Ending the Life of a Pet

Mary Crescenzo | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Crescenzo

This afternoon, my dog will leave this world in my arms without pain, with my lipstick kiss on her mature Maltese mane. Tonight, when it is late and dark and time to sleep, I will feel her presence beside me.

5 Tips For Surviving The Loss Of A Pet

Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

From Vetstreet's Dr. Marty Becker: After more than 30 years as a practicing veterinarian, and many, many personal losses, I’ve learned some strat...

Coming to Terms With the Death of Loved Ones, From Several Points of View

Ken White | Posted 10.24.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Before returning to the SF Bay Area in 2002 to work for the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA, I spent almost a decade at the Arizona Humane Society.

A Dog's Gentle Death

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

As intentional and gracious as she was in living, so she was in dying. Instead of going off to a hiding place in the woods, Sugar let us witness, share and learn from the natural ending to a life complete. That's how generous was her big, big heart.

My Dog: My Teacher In Life And Death

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

She was my first dog, my mentor and my trusted guardian. So when the time came, I did what I promised I would do: I held her and I watched her die.