More than 62% of households own a pet. In the United States alone, 86 million cats are owned compared to 78 million dogs. Losing a pet to many can be like losing a close family member. A selection of sympathy messages for loss of pet are listed below to help inspire the right words you can share with your friend or relative during their time of loss.
[name] was a beautiful and treasured friend and will be dearly missed by all.
[name] was a truly amazing dog. We are sorry to hear of your loss.
[name] was such a beautiful dog and great companion that will be greatly missed by all. We’re so sorry for your loss.
All good things come to an end, and I guess that even means good pets. I am sorry for your loss.
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. [name] was such a special dog. May you always remember the fond memories and keep them forever close in your heart.
Deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of [name]. Our thoughts are with you.
Extending deepest sympathy for you in your loss. And hoping, too, that comfort and peace may come to you.
How precious the time, How beautiful the memories. We wish to extend our deepest sympathies.
I don’t know that I can say anything to make you feel better after losing your pet, but I would like to say I’m sorry for your loss.
Let time heal the pain and love heal the heart. Extending our sincere sympathies to you and your family.
Life is too short for dogs. We get to watch them as puppies all the way through old age. A dog will give it’s entire life to pleasing us. My condolences on the loss of your dog.
May your heart find peace and comfort during this difficult time. [name] was a truly wonderful dog and will be greatly missed.
Our best friends are like angels from above, they come into our lives filled with love. Extending deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of [name].
Our pets never really leave us… They live on in memories of the 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.
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for the loss of [name]. Our thoughts are with you.
Some animals are extra special, and when we lose them, we feel a real loss. My condolences on the loss of your pet.
Some people don’t think that losing a pet is a big deal, but I know that it can be difficult. Pets can be great friends and even family members. My condolences.
The heart remembers most what it has loved best. May fond memories comfort you and bring you peace.
There is something special about dogs to be able to bond with their owners. That relationship can be difficult to lose. I am sorry you lost your dog.
To lose a true friend is never easy. Know that you’re in my thoughts.
We are so sorry to learn of your loss. We know how much [name] meant to you. Our hearts are with you.
When they say a dog is man’s best friend, it’s easy to understand why it’s so difficult to lose a great dog. Losing your best friend is difficult.
With Deepest Sympathy Our best friends are still with us, they live on in our hearts, our thoughts, our prayers and our dreams.
A significant difference exists between cat and dog owners and their core characteristics. Majority of dog and cat owners consider themselves to be close to nature and optimists. Many animal owners do not like animal print clothing. The infographic below provides unique characteristics and trends among pet owners.