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“It is just an animal” No, it is not; the broadly known fact has always been, “Dogs are man’s best friends,” and that’s so true. For some of us, our furry friend is a loyal confidant, a furry therapist, and an unconditional source of love, joy, and fun.
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You know this person who has just lost a furry friend, and you know how they classified their dear friend as a family, something more.
Like so many other things, we often get attached to living things; some people prefer their dog’s company to other humans, and that’s expected to an extent, especially when you have an animal that is always happy to have you around, that can’t wait to lick every inch of your body, your cuddle and snuggle partner, it’s so excellent having a dog and sad losing one, so, these are some thoughtful gifts for someone whose dog died.
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Best Gifts for Someone Whose Dog Died
The Dog’s Name, a heartfelt message, and a picture of the dog on a memorial frame would count as one of the best gifts for your dear receiver.
A lovely picture that would simultaneously add beauty to the household while also reminding everyone of that beautiful family member the house has lost.Available Here
Yes, a box with some fond pictures, pictures where the dog is the center of attraction, or just one that had the dog, should go into this memorial keepsake box for your dear dog lover.Available Here
A necklace or bracelet with a pendant that holds a memory of the dog would do just fine. Maybe the dog’s Name, the dog’s favorite toy, etc. These are some impressive gifts for dog breeders.Available Here
4. Pet Loss Support Group Membership
I wouldn’t compare the impact of losing a person to losing a dog, but processing the loss of a dog is such a big deal, and your dear receiver needs all the support they can muster to get them registered with a pet loss support group. I’ll heavily suggest you go this way if you are dealing with someone whose dog was the only company they had.
A lovely decorative and memorial stone with a nice message for the dog owner would count. It is fantastic, especially in a garden the dog enjoyed visiting.Available Here
6. Donation to an Animal Shelter
You should consider donating to an animal shelter or rescue on behalf of your dear relative or friend.
I’ll have suggested you adopt a dog for them, but I doubt they’ll hastily want a replacement, but I’m sure a donation in their name would count.
I don’t just want you getting a random picture; I need something more beautiful, aesthetically pleasing, and unique, and a lovely custom pet portrait drawn or painted would do just fine.Available Here
If you decide to go this way, ensure it is a dog-themed blanket or pillow and personalize it if possible, making it unique and perfect for the bereaved.Available Here
9. Sympathy Card
A keychain with the dog’s Name or photo, keeping their memory close at all times.Available Here
11. Pet Loss Book
If you can’t register them in a pet loss support group, then a pet loss book would do, something that would help them process the loss.Available Here
12. Pet Loss Sympathy Gift Basket
Let that basket contain tea, chocolate, cookies, some heartfelt consoling letter, etc. This would do.
13. Memorial Candle
Specifically, customize it or get them to make it smell like dog treats or a scent dogs love.Available Here
14. Virtual Pet Memorial
Organize a virtual memorial event where friends and family can come together to share stories and memories of the dog.
Better still, let everyone send a video of the dog, compile it into one and play it for everyone; yes, they do miss their friend, so that some laughter would do as a toast.
A wind chime with a special design or inscription dedicated to the dog.Available Here
16. Pet Loss Grief Counseling Sessions
Arrange and cover the cost of grief counseling sessions to help the person navigate their emotions and loss.
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