What to Write in a Pet Sympathy Card

An estimated 67% of dog owners consider their dog to be a member of the family, making it difficult to face the loss of their beloved pet. When a friend or member of your family losses a pet, offer your support and sympathy. Sharing memories of the animal and providing your presence can be considered a welcome distraction. Sharing words of comfort in a card will provide you an opportunity to acknowledge the loss and offer sympathy. A compilation of what to write in a pet sympathy card are listed below.

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

At first they need us, and then we need them. Wishing you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

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

Best friends come in all breeds. May you be comforted by the memories you have of [name].

Dogs come into our lives, leave paw prints on our hearts, and we are forever changed.

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but cats are members of the family. Sorry for the loss of your family member.

I am praying for you as you mourn the loss of your family member, play-mate, and friend.

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

I am so sorry you lost your friend.

I know it’s a cruel irony that the one member of the family who would be most comforting during a time of loss is the one you have to grieve.

I pray your grieving and reflection eventually bring you solace and fond memories of your beloved cat.

It is amazing how much you can miss a cat. I’m really sorry for your loss.

It takes a special cat to make us care so deeply and miss him so greatly.

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 doesn’t seem fair when you have to go on after loosing a pet who was a good friend.

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

Losing a pet can be tough, and it reminds us how short and precious life can be.

Losing a pet is like losing a part of the family.

May fond memories of your beloved pet warm your heart always. No greater companion, no better friend. Really sorry for your loss.

May you be comforted by the peace of knowing that you provided a loving home to the an awesome pet for several years.

My heart goes out to you and your family as you grieve the loss of a very lovable member of your family.

Please accept our sympathy.

So many steps you took together… I am so sad for your loss.

Sometimes it’s easy to assume that your pet is dependent on you until you lose your pet and realize how much you depended on it.

There are no words to ease your sorrow for the loss of your pet. Just know our thoughts are with you.

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.

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

In the United States, an average of one in every three households owns a dog. Ownership is primarily divided between 39.3% small dogs, 33.4% medium dogs, and 27.3% larger dogs. Some of the most popular breeds are Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, and Golden Retrievers. The below infographic outlines additional statistics about the most popular locations in the United States for dog ownership among other interesting facts.

Top Dog Ownership States