Pet Memorials
Helping Families Honor the Lives Of Those They Love
5/30/2001 - 10/8/2015My Dearest Oliver,

My heart is broken since you crossed the Rainbow Bridge. I'll never forget the day we brought you home. You were a mischievous ball of energy. Your amazing personalty allowed you to get out of any kind of trouble. You became my constant companion after your Dad passed away. You were only 2 years old then. You gave me strength to cope and a reason to move on. I promised you, that we'll never part.....but God decided differently. I was fortunate to have you in my life for wonderful 14.5 years. I miss you so much, your soft coat, wiggling tail and most of all your kind personality. My life will never be same and there will be a huge void in it. R.I.P my beloved Oliver.

I love you,
Your Mom.
Jolanta RuegeChicago, IllinoisOctober 11, 2015
10/1/2003 - 8/30/2015Our Hunter - our big little "goof", loving, loyal, we will miss him forever.Susan CiambroneMission Viejo, CaliforniaOctober 11, 2015
6/1/2000 - 9/25/2015Dear Scooby was rescued by Second Chance Pet Adoptions in the summer of 2001 on the streets of downtown Raleigh. He was living with the homeless people and was thought to have been one of a litter of puppies that had been dumped there three months before. He had survived because he was so friendly and everybody fed him and loved him. But he was always terrified of water sprinklers. There has to be a story there.
We were doing "Vacation Fostering" for Second Chance and should only have had Scooby for a week but after three days it was clear we were meant to be together.
There followed 14 years of morning runs, daycare, picnics in the park, beach vacations, cat chases, leashes wrapped around trees while chasing squirrels, mommy/Scooby yoga on the deck or on the living room floor, secret cheeseburgers with daddy when mommy was away, giant bison burger birthday cakes with candles every year and howling at firetruck sirens. Neither of us having had a dog before, we had no idea how wonderful building a life around such a pure and joyful soul could be.
Scooby knew that mummy got sick three years ago and he started to stress and try to tell her to slow down and after a few months she understood it too, and there was no more work and no more daycare. Scooby was faithful and patient during the worst of my days, sleeping most of the day if necessary and so when Scooby started to slow down himself, we knew we had to give him the very best care possible.
Through Melanie at Serenity Massage we found Dr. Dana Lewis at Lap of Love. We had no idea of the extent of the care and advice she would give us and the extra amount of true quality time we would get to spend with dear Scooby because of her wisdom and knowledge. It meant we had at least 4 extra months during which we could know we were giving ourselves to Scooby - sitting on the floor hugging him, talking with him, watching him rip up paper bags to get his treats, laying beside him, taking videos of precious moments, and knowing we would have all of these forever and that he would know he was truly loved.
And when he was really tired and had had enough, he was able to spend his last hours in his home, looking around the garden he loved, licking a cow hoof (his very best treat), and laying in his comfiest bed with mommy and daddy stroking him and talking to him. Dr. Dana made sure Scooby felt no pain, and that we had all the time we needed to say goodbye to our precious boy. She cared for him so well, had a beautiful blanket for him, and we knew he was in good hands with somebody who cared for him as much as we did.
Pauline HanthornRaleigh, North CarolinaOctober 10, 2015
12/23/2003 - 9/26/2015I miss sweet Jude and his happy soul. He always came to greet us at the door and loved to play. No other dog will replace him and my love for him will not fade. He was a wonderful dog.Amber DabrowskiDurham, North CarolinaOctober 10, 2015
12/1/2004 - 10/8/2015In remembrance of the sweetest girl ever, our Georgia. You will be in our hearts forever!Dominick PizzarussoOcoee, FloridaOctober 10, 2015
9/29/2002 - 10/8/2015Thirteen years ago I decided I was going to be Sophie’s person. She has been a soul mate and companion and my love for all these years. I am the luckiest person to have been picked by her. Yesterday she transitioned to go earn her thumbs. No more suffering on the physical plane. Hardest decision of my life. Best friend and soul mate. She always made me laugh, we had a lot of little things that were just between us that made me always smile. I am so blessed to have shared my life with her all these years. I always said you and me to the end. That day came too soon.

Dr. Anne was so patient, loving and compassionate with Sophie and myself as I struggled. Sophie went with dignity and grace. Going to the vet would of been traumatic. This is a kind service to our furry loves. Thank you Dr. Anne!
Tiffany CuljisMount Dora, FloridaOctober 10, 2015
7/1/2015 - 10/8/2015In loving memories of Lucy. Lulu has been one of my best and closest friends for the past 14 or so years. It is with the most regret that she won't be by my side and won't see her when i get home in the afternoons. But I am glad I am able to give her comfort in her last days as she deserves it all and more. Daddy loves you and will see you when it is my time to come to a better place.Craig WhiteJohnston, South CarolinaOctober 9, 2015
9/1/2005 - 8/12/2015Montana was a little lady with a big presence. She was always "busy", keeping an eye on the neighborhood, guarding the house against the UPS truck, and herding our guests back to the couch. She loved bossing around her adopted brother, Wally, and stealing mom's side of the bed at night. She was the smartest dog I have ever met and loved being outside. She was definitely the boss of our household and we miss her so much.Sarah SteinBryn Mawr, PennsylvaniaOctober 8, 2015
5/1/2015 - 10/7/2015Dr Tina Olivieri made my Tyson's transition absolutely peaceful and painless for him and the family. She demonstrated such compassion and patience. I would recommend her and Lap of Love to anyone who is facing such a difficult time in coming to terms with the end of life cycle of your beloved pet. Thank you, thank you , thank you.Jacqueline PowellLos Angeles, CaliforniaOctober 8, 2015
10/5/2015Thank you, Zeus, for all that you gave us. You were so special. We will never forget you.

"Heaven is the place of all the dogs you've ever loved."
Patty GarofanoLincoln Park, New JerseyOctober 8, 2015