pet memorial

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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Pet Memorial for Emma the Weimaraner

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Emma is one of the dogs that has a story that must be shared, as she overcame many health concerns during her lifetime to have a good quality of life as a senior Weimaraner. Emma had Mast Cell Tumors, which manifsted as many subcutaneous and superficial skin masses and went through many surgeries and chemotherapy […]

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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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