What to Write in a Dog Sympathy Card

Knowing someone that had just recently lost a pet can leave you with a loss of words to tell them. Finding a way to empathize with the individual and understand the emotional difficulty they are facing is just the first step to take. Here are some great examples of what to write in a dog sympathy card to let your friend or loved one know that you are thinking of them during this difficult time.

“A dog’s life is far too short. We get to watch them as puppies all the way through old age.”

“Although no words can help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.”

“Best friends come in all breeds. I’m sorry for your loss.”

“Extending deepest sympathy for you in your loss. And hoping, too, that comfort and peace may come to you.”

“Forgive the pun, but I know that your dog was a bone-afied member of the family. My thoughts are with your family at this time.”

“I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad she lived a beautiful life with a wonderful owner.”

“I am so sorry you lost your friend.”

“I know that your dog can never be replaced. Great dogs like yours are rare.”

“I know words do little to ease the pain you feel when such a lovely pet passes on. Keep the memories close to your heart and know that I’m keeping you in mine.”

“I was saddened to hear that you lost your furry family member.”

“I’m deeply sorry to hear about the loss of your friend and pet. They were certainly a gift from above. I am so sorry for your loss.”

“In this tragic moment, perhaps you could celebrate the life of your beloved animal friend and allow the happy memories to help soothe your grief and mourning”

“In this tragic moment, we must celebrate the long life lived by your beloved pet, instead of letting those happy memories fade away in mourning”

“It takes somebody special to make us care so deeply.”

“It’s hard to say goodbye to such a special companion. My thoughts are with you.”

“It’s sad that dogs have such a short life expectancy. They deserve a longer life, but I think they make up for it by being so lively during the short time we get to enjoy them.”

“Life is short, and the loss of a pet serves to remind us of how precious our time here truly is. I’m sorry to hear about the loss of such a wonderful pet.”

“Life is too short for dogs. We get to watch them as puppies all the way through old age.”

“May fond memories of your beloved pet warm your heart always.”

“Of all the words used to describe [name], there is truly only one – Irreplaceable.”

“Our pets never really leave us. They live on in memories ofthe love and devotion they gave us.”

“Our treasured friends bless our lives and give us more love than we ever knew possible. May fond memories of [name] bring peace and comfort to you.”

“Some pets are friends. Others are family. The loss of an amazing dog can’t be easy, and I’m here if you need comforting in this time of grief”

“The heart remembers most what it has loved best. May fond memories comfort you and bring you peace.”

“There is a special bond between a dog and his owner. That relationship can be difficult to lose. I am sorry for your loss.”

“There will never be another one like him. With sincere sympathy.”

“There’s definitely something special between dogs and their owners, and it’s called unconditional love.”

“To lose a true friend is never easy. Know that you’re in our/my thoughts.”

“Treasured friends like your furry companion are missed by all when they pass on, and their fond memories live on forever in our hearts. Wishing you comfort and peace in your time of need.”

“You had one of the coolest dogs I have ever had the pleasure of being around.”

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