“As a bird sings in the rain, let the beautiful memories shine in the time of grief.”
There’re very few things, if anything, more painful than losing your pet. And nothing really can prepare you to deal with the deep sorrow of your furry bud’s death.
It feels he took a part of your soul with him, and your heart will burst with anguish. But time is the real healer, and you’ll finally learn to live with it only with the passing days.
You never know, all those memories, beautiful days, the special bond that you shared together may make you smile someday at hard times.
According to a survey by Harris Poll, 95% of the people think their pet is a part of the family. This means the death of a pet brings about deep grief like the death of a family member.
While it’s impossible to put the emotion, the sorrow into words, a few words of wisdom may help remind you that you’re not alone and let you express the storm of emotion brewing in your head.
If you have lost your pet recently, please accept my deep condolences. Our furry-friends enter our life with true blessings and serve a very special role of being a constant companion.
I truly hope these pet loose quotes can offer you some comfort. You’ll never truly recover, but some gentle and thoughtful words may help you to cope up with the grief and bring some mind’s ease.
Quotes About Dog’s Death
These quotes about dog’s death perfectly sum up the life, love, and the loss of your pup. Perhaps, some of these pet loss quotes will resonate with you.
“A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.”- Lacie Petitt
“I guess you don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.”- Joe Garagiola
“Not the least hard thing to bear when they go from us, these quiet friends, is that they carry away with them so many years of our own lives.”- John Galsworthy
“Grief is so painfully real, regardless of its origin. The love of, and attachment to, an animal friend can equal that of human relationships. Likewise, the loss of an animal can be just as devastating.”- Rev. Joel L. Morgan
“If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own; it would take more than an archangel to detangle them.”- Pam Brown
“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.”-James Herriot
“Dogs’ lives are short, too short, but you know that going in. You know the pain is coming, you’re going to lose a dog, and there’s going to be great anguish, so you live fully in the moment with her, never fail to share her joy or delight in her innocence, because you can’t support the illusion that a dog can be your lifelong companion. There’s such beauty in the hard honesty of that, in accepting and giving love while always aware that it comes with an unbearable price.”- Dean Koontz
“A good dog never dies. He always stays. He walks besides you on crisp autumn days when frost is on the fields and winter’s drawing near. His head is within our hand in his old way.”- Mary Carolyn Davies
Inspirational Quotes About Losing A Dog
Loss of a beloved pet creates a hole in our hearts and a gaping in our life. While that hole can never be filled with anything, these inspirational quotes about losing a dog will provide you with support and a little comfort maybe to stay strong during these dark days.
“Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.”- Gene Hill
“If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”- Will Rogers
“The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me.”- Sir Walter Scott
“God’s finger touched him, and he slept.”– Alfred, Lord Tennyson
“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.”– Mark Twain
“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”– Jack Lemmon
Quotes About Losing A Dog
Finally, our list of pet loss quotes concludes with tried-and-true quotes about losing a dog that stay true for pets as much as they do for humans.
“The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal, and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.”- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.”- Vicki Harrison
“While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.”- Samuel Johnson
“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”– Mark Twain
“Having a dog will bless you with the happiest days of your life, and one of the worst days.”- Anon
“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.”– Vicki Harrison
“If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people.”– James Thurber
"A dog is the only thing on the earth that loves you more than he loves himself"- Josh Billings