About The Ralph Site

The Ralph site is a non-profit website established to provide help and support after the loss of a precious pet.

The site was set up by veterinarian Shailen Jasani (MA VetMB MRCVS DipACVECC) in July 2011 after the loss of his beloved cat, Ralph, following a road accident in November 2010.

This site is dedicated to all animals that never fail to touch the hearts of so many people.
The Ralph Site - pet loss support

Welcome to The Ralph Site shop

Hello, and welcome to The Ralph Site shop which helps to support The Ralph Site, a non-profit resource. At this time the shop is an Amazon Affiliate store where you can browse and purchase the most popular items that are sold on Amazon. In the near future the shop will also be selling The Ralph […]

Ticked off

A study by scientists at the University of Bristol was published recently, investigating the prevalence of ticks in the UK’s pets. Researchers working for the Big Tick project studied 15,000 dogs across the country that had visited the vet for an unrelated reason. The data showed that 31% of these dogs had at least one […]

World Animal Day

This week marks World Animal Day, which takes place each year on October 4th, the feast day of St Francis of Assisi who is the patron saint of animals and the environment. First established in 1931 at a convention of ecologists in Florence as a way of highlighting the plight of endangered species, the mission […]

Saying goodbye at home

As many friends of The Ralph Site  know all too well, saying goodbye to our companions is impossibly hard; perhaps hardest of all when we are called on to make the active choice to end the life of a dear friend. Of course, taking the decision to euthanise a beloved pet is only ever made […]

Pet insurance – is it worth it?

According to one UK credit comparison site, the lifetime cost of caring for our beloved pets may well work out to be more than we imagine! At this site you can calculate the likely cost of taking care of your pet, and see the ‘average’ results they calculate. Notional lifetime care costs are as follows, and […]