Dealing with Dying

Articles about Dying

"What Thou Lov'st Well" 31 March 2016
by Jon Hechtman

For my father. After a long, eventful life ­ and a mercifully brief illness ­ a man named David died quietly in his bed....

A Dog's Last Will and Testament 31 March 2016

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Helping Your Children When Their Dog is Terminally Ill 31 March 2016
by Lindsay Gower,

the early diagnosis of terminal illness - leaving us weeks, even months, with the distressing knowledge that our little friend will be leaving us.

The approach of a pet's death is painful for the hardiest adult. When you have children, your pain extends to telling your youngsters, and holding their hands through this distressing time.

Hopi Prayer 31 March 2016

Dog death poem

In the End - Remembering our Kerries 31 March 2016

dog death stories

Letter from Zeus 31 March 2016
by Hal Baumann

dog death story

Letter to God 31 March 2016

Some of you may know that our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month (8/23). The day after she died, my 4 year old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God...

Quality of Life Scale 31 March 2016

As we grapple with the difficult decision to let a dog go, we need all the guidance we can get. The table below was developed by Dr. Alice Villalobos. It scores the condition of the dog in seven areas. Score each criteria on a scale of 1 (poor) to 10 (good). The total score might help you make a decision.

Rainbow Bridge 31 March 2016

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge...

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Today is July 19, 2019

On this day in 1953:

Ch. Foxhill's Thunderbolt won Best in Show at the Lions Kennel Club show in Salem, Oregon