Dog Death


How Do You Cope With the Death of a Pet You Love?

It’s a myth that “time heals all wounds.” Nothing will erase your grief, but these ideas will help you cope with the death of a beloved pet. Here, you’ll find comfort and hope in two unusual pet loss stories, plus help coping with your grief in healthy ways. Coping with your pet’s death is different – and some say more […]

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Tips for Women Over 60 Adopting a Dog

Adopting a Dog – Tips for Women Over 60

A reader is hesitant to adopt a dog because she’s over 60. Will her dog outlive her? These tips for women over 60 will help you decide if adopting a dog is right for you. You can never learn too much about dogs! In The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs Patricia B. McConnell […]


How to Find Peace of Mind After Putting a Dog to Sleep

These ideas for finding peace of mind after you put a dog to sleep are inspired by readers’ comments. For many dog owners, grief is compounded by guilt and regret after a dog is euthanized. The Paw in Hand Devotion Garden Stone is a lovely way to remember your dog. The stone reads: “Our pets lead us from patience to love, and […]

Finding Peace of Mind After Putting a Dog to Sleep

Is Trifexis a Safe Flea Treatment for Dogs

Is Trifexis a Safe Flea Treatment for Dogs?

Before you get the flea treatment Trifexis from your veterinarian, find out if it’s a safe flea treatment for dogs. Here are two stories of what happened when Trifexis was prescribed to dogs. I have given my dogs Bayer Topical Flea Treatment for Dogs with much better results, because of what happened when I gave my dog Georgie Trifexis flea treatment. When you’re […]


Cremation Urns for Your Dog’s Ashes

Finding the right cremation urn can help you grieve your dog’s death. Here are several types of pet cremation urns for dog ashes, and a parable that explains why dog is man’s best friend. The AngelStar Pet Urn with Frame, says “Forever in Our Hearts” is a functional urn that holds the ashes of a beloved pet. It’s beautifully detailed, and can […]

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Dog Died Gifts

Sympathy Gifts for Dog Lovers After Their Dog Died

A dog’s death is heartbreaking. These sympathy gifts for dog lovers will help people through the grief after their dog died, and show how much you care. A thoughtful gift for dog lovers is a garden pet memorial stone that says “In Memory of a Faithful Friend and Companion.” The memorial stone can be kept indoors or outside, and will be a […]


How to Deal With Guilt After the Loss of Your Dog

Feeling guilty is normal after the loss of a dog. Here’s how to deal with guilt after putting your dog down or somehow causing your dog’s death. If you accidentally hurt your dog – or you put your dog to sleep and you regret it – you’ll feel terribly guilty. This is normal – but so painful! Here’s how to […]

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