by Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives – the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Murphy. I remember making eye contact with Murphy moments before she took her last breath – she flashed me a look that was an endearing blend of
Poems, quotes, and support forums for those grieving the death of a beloved pet.
Editor’s note: the world’s greatest dog died this month, at least in my estimation. Kane Lynn was a perfect dog in every way. He loved people and all other dogs, especially the four others he lived with during his 12 years with us. He was a rescue, We had just lost our beloved Golden named
The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude. Robert Brault As one who for many years has supported bereaved animal lovers as well as people mourning the loss of human loved ones, I’m often asked how losing a pet might differ from losing
[LARRY: Poet and lyricist Jim Monroe shares with us a poem about the passing of a beloved dog. In my sixty-five years on earth I’ve had six of my dogs pass on. I remember each so vividly, especially the last, my beautiful Siberian Husky named Trixie who died recently at 16. I cannot think her
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. ~ Roger Caras No heaven will not ever Heaven be. Unless my cats are there to welcome me.” ~ Anonymous Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ~ Anatole France Heaven goes by favor. If it went