Pet Memorials

Memorial for Georgia the Labrador Retriever

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  It’s always sad to experience the loss of one of my patients.  The dogs and cats that I work with as patients are often part of my life for months to years, so a void is left when they cross the rainbow bridge. Creating a memorial helps my clients say goodbye to their canine […]

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Memorial for Nola the Airedale Terrier

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On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:55 pm, Nola (our beloved Airedale Terrier) heart-breakingly passed away from advanced chronic kidney failure just 3 days before her 9th birthday. We fought so hard to save her, but despite aggressive treatments from the best vets and hospital in L.A., it was just not enough, and we had […]

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Memorial for Mona the Dalmatian

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My practice is primarily focused on improving the quality of life of dogs and cats of all ages, yet the majority of my patients are in their senior years of life and have compromise to their overall comfort and mobility. As a result, there is an inevitable conclusion to the time I spend with my […]

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Memorial for Nike the German Shepherd Dog

Rory and Nike

Transitioning from one year to the next always permits reflection on my current place in life, especially regarding the relationship I have with my canine companion, Cardiff. We had a sad end to 2011 in losing our friend and neighbor Nike, the German Shepherd Dog. Nike was a truly amazing girl. I first got to […]

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Memorial for Trixie the Rottweiler

Although I find it hard to let my patients pass on to their next stage of being, it is the inevitable life conclusion regardless of your species. Recently, a favorite acupuncture patient of mine, Trixie, departed this world but her owner fondly commemorates her with indelible images and the following poetic words. She is our […]

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