Pet Memorials

Memorial for Spencer the Labrador Retriever Mix

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A long-term patient of mine named Spencer recently passed away.  I first got to know Spencer and his family when he moved from New York to Los Angeles in 2013.  I knew him during his healthier times when his mobility was quite good, despite having had knee surgery and osteoarthritis, and was there until the […]

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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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