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Pet Loss Quotes

Pet loss quotes can be used inside of a pet sympathy card, used to make a handmade gift or for a pet memorial service. It can be difficult to figure out what exactly to write in a card, but we have several ideas for quotes, verses and sample sympathy messages that you can use.

  • Until one has loved an animal,
a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. 
-Anatole France
  • The one best place to bury a good dog
is in the heart of its master. 
-Ben Hur Lampman
  • All animals, except man, know that the
 principal business of life is to enjoy it.
 -Samuel Butler
  • The bird of paradise alights only
upon the hand that does not grasp.
 -John Berry
  • A pet is never truly forgotten until
it is no longer remembered.
 -Lacie Petitto
  • No one loves you unconditionally
 as your beloved pet.
 -Cynthia S. Dobesh
  • Dogs are not our whole life,
 but they make our lives whole.
 -Roger Caras
  • Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
 may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
 -Author Unknown
  • The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him
and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too. 
-Samuel Butler
  • Don’t cry because it’s over, Smile because it happened. 
-Dr. Seuss
  • We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
 -Immanual Kant
  • There is no death. Only a change of worlds.
 – Chief Seattle
  • Nothing to be done really about animals.  Anything you do looks foolish.
 The answer isn’t in us. It’s almost as if were put here on earth to show how silly they aren’t. 
 -Russell Hoban
  • What we have once enjoyed 
we can never lose;
All that we love deeply,
becomes a part of us.
 -Helen Keller
  • I believe all animals were created by God to help keep man alive.
 -Iwao Fujita
  • That one true heart was left behind!
 What feeling do we ever find,
 to equal among human kind
, a dog’s fidelity!
 -Thomas Hardy

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