pet memorial

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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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 Nestor the Cat

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It’s always sad to experience the loss of one of my patients. Creating a memorial helps my clients say goodbye to their canine or feline companion by celebrating the pet’s life. Recently, one of my cat patients, Nestor, peacefully left us for the other side. Here are the recollections from Nestor’s family: Our feline companion of […]

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Memorial for Mona the Dalmatian

Photo of Mona Receives Acupuncture Electrostimulation Treatment

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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