Pet Memorials

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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World’s Oldest Two-Faced Cat Dies at 15 Years of Age

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as World’s Oldest Two-Faced Cat Dies at 15 Years of Age. I was saddened to hear the news of a remarkable, two-faced, 15-year-old cat who recently passed away. Yet, I’m intrigued to learn more about this feline and how he lived to […]

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A Dog Daddy Remembers his Amazing Dog

 This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as A Dog Daddy Remembers His Amazing Dog Losing a pet is something that’s challenging for any owner. As a veterinarian, the passing of my patients is an inevitable conclusion to our relationship that I strive to stave off until their quality […]

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