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Updated Nov 17, 2019

Seeking a Nice Dog Prayer

May 23, 2009 by Jeannette C. - Saint Petersburg, FL

We just lost our dog of 23 yrs, he was an Austrialian sheep dog/blue heeler. I wanted to put a nice dog prayer for h...


Preparing Child for Loss of a Pet

October 07, 2009 by Lisa J. - Richmond, VA

My daughter is 2 1/2 years old and LOVES animals. We have 1 dog, a Siberian Husky, 1 cat, and a fish. We learned to...


Hard Decision to Make About Our Family Pet

September 25, 2009 by liveadream - Lakeland, FL

We have a small dog he is 9yrs old. I dont know how many that is in doggie years.He is sick. He has heart worms and t...


Need Help with My Huband Letting Go of His Dying Cat

September 17, 2009 by Christina S. - Pacific, MO

When my husband first moved out on his own, he got 2 cats. The cats are now 14 and 15. We found out about a year ag...


Very Old Family Dog

September 04, 2009 by Christi - Boonville, MO

Hi there. Alex, our family dog, is 15 people years old and isn't doing well. He keeps falling over and is lethargic...



April 25, 2007 by lynnette c. - Lancaster, PA

I just found out at 5:53 am that my 1 year old cat died and it hit me really hard could it be because I got him for M...


In Need of Emotional Support for the Loss of My Beloved Pet, Lucky.

July 20, 2008 by Khmbrly H. - Scotch Plains, NJ

This past Thursday, 17 July, one of the most precious loves of my life, my little 9 year old Bichon named Lucky was a...


Any Ideas on Helping Kids Cope with the Loss of a Dog?

August 25, 2008 by Sara S. - Walton, KS

We worke up this morning to find our dog, Harley, was gone. She was a black lab and my husband has had her since she ...


20 Year Old Cat

October 29, 2008 by Paula F. - Libertyville, IL

Please help. My kitty is 20. He just lays around. He can still jump on the sofa and does cuddle sometimes. He does ea...


How to Console a Friend Who's Losing Her Pet

January 15, 2007 by Jane M. - Richardson, TX

My sister-in-law loves her 4-yr-old dog so much, and she just called me, in hysterics, because the dog only has about...