Pet Memorials

Memorial for Bird the Affenpinscher

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A very unique patient of mine named Bird recently passed away.  Bird was an older Affenpinscher who I got to know during the later years of her life.  Bird was a special find for her owner through Petfinder.com, as the Affenpinscher is not a breed that commonly ends up in pet rescues. Although I only […]

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Memorial for Sydney the Goldendoodle

One of my longest-term patients recently passed away.  I got to know Sydney when I first moved to Los Angeles and was working at TLC Pet Medical Center (now VCA TLC Animal Hospital) in West Hollywood.  As a Goldendoodle with a big personality and presence, Sydney was always a patient I enjoyed seeing on my […]

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Memorial for Hudson the Dog

One of the most-challenging parts of my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of bidding farewell to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, I had to help a sweet, senior mixed-breed named Hudson cross the rainbow bridge.    Hudson was my patient for the past seven years and ultimately […]

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Memorial for Marley the Chihuahua

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Part of my job as a veterinarian involves seeing my clients through the process of saying goodbye to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, a sweet, senior Chihuahua named Marley crossed the rainbow bridge. I took on Marley as my patient in her later years after she was diagnosed with a life-altering illness, but […]

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Memorial for Olivia the Lhasa Apso

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A challenging part my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Recently, I had to send a sweet, senior pooch named Olivia across the rainbow bridge.   Olivia had many adventures under her collar and she lived life quite well with her human mother, Jane […]

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