From the category archives:

Pet Loss

Pet Loss: Another Goodbye

by DFS-Pet-Blog on November 11, 2009

A tribute to my “little girl” ferret, Trouble.


Pet lover tells her personal stories of pet loss, and having to put aside her feelings and hurts, and think about what is best for her beloved animals. Create a support network by leaving a comment with your story.


Loss and Gain

by DFS-Pet-Blog on September 8, 2009

When I brought Rudder into my life last November, it was just 3 months after I lost one of my Newfs, Baci, who had just turned 11. Baci was diagnosed with bone cancer in June of 2008. Bone cancer is a common canine cancer, especially of big breeds. I did everything I could for Baci, […]


After 14 years of being together, Kip, our dog, reached the end of her life this summer. She was such a part of our lives it’s difficult to do much without thinking about how she would have fit into the activities. Kip was always by my side when I worked in my gardens, looking out […]