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 Rusty the Golden Retriever

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I was saddened to hear that a senior canine patient of mine who, like Cardiff, overcame cancer and led a high quality of life until his final weeks was recently put to sleep. I got to know Rusty as my patient through Veterinary Cancer Group and strove to provide a holistic complement to the surgery […]

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Memorial for Spencer the Labrador Retriever

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It’s always challenging for my clients to lose a beloved pet.  It’s even tougher when that canine or feline companion is actually part of your family. October 2016 was a sad month, as not only did I lose Gentle Ben as my patient, but my sister, Michelle Scott, had to let go of her Labrador […]

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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 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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