Pet Memorials

Memorial for Viking the German Shepherd Dog

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Letting a beloved pet go is never easy for any owner, but we veterinarians also experience loss in this process. Earlier this summer, I helped a dog that I’ve know for years as a neighbor and friend of Cardiff’s to transition out of this world. Viking was a senior, German Shepherd Dog who led a […]

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Paris Hilton and Gigi Hadid Mourn the Loss of Their Canine Companions

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s Pet-Lebrity News. April was a sad month in the realm of pet news, as two celebrities said goodbye to their faithful canine companions. Paris Hilton shared the loss of her long-term canine companion Tinkerbell, who famously accompanied her on the FOX’s The Simple Life and red carpets all […]

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Memorial for Samantha the Beloved Rottweiler Mix

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In role as a veterinarian, it’s always tough to lose a patient.  But, it’s an unfortunate part of the job.  As life must come to an inevitable end due to age or illness, all I hope for my patients is that they transition smoothly and are surrounded by their loved ones in the process of leaving this […]

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Memorial for Gryffin, The Brave Welsh Terrier Who Battled Bladder Cancer

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I was saddened to learn that a lovely Welsh Terrier patient of mine, Gryffin, recently succumbed to bladder cancer (Transitional Cell Carcinoma= TCC). I got to know Gryffin as my patient thorugh Veterinary Cancer Group (link to vetcancergroup.com) and strove to holistically complement his chemotherapy. Gryffin’s dad wrote the following memorial which I’d like to share […]

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Memorial for Marco, The Beagle Who Valiantly Battled Bladder Cancer

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Memorial for Marco, The Beagle Who Valiantly Battled Bladder Cancer Recently, one of my patients who persevered through life-threatening illness with grace and determination passed away. Marco was a Beagle of nearly 17 years (yes, that’s seventeen years) who ultimately succumbed […]

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