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Prayer For Healing A Sick Pet

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Some of you may read this title and think “A prayer for healing a sick pet, really?”

Yes!

The truth we know that in most countries animals are kept outside of the house.  So I would imagine some of you would not think of praying for a sick pet.  Especially when you think of all the people that you know that need prayer.  I’m hoping that by the time you read this article, you will change your mind about this.

You see, to many people their pet is much like a member of the family.  This is their baby.

I am also convinced that dogs were put on this earth to teach us how to love unconditionally.




The first time someone asked me to pray for their sick dog it did take me by surprise but since I told her I would do it I went with the request to God and asked what was His perspective on praying for a dog or a cat.

These are the thoughts that came to me:

1. If pets weren’t important to God then He never would have commanded Noah to take two of each type and put them on the ark when He was about to destroy the earth with a flood. (Genesis 7:16).  Let’s face it He wouldn’t have created them in the first place!

2. Isaiah 65 which is the picture of the new heaven and the new earth has the wolf and the lamb eating together while lions will eat straw.  Even a snake is mentioned! This is the picture and harmony among all animals on the new earth.

3.  Remember that man was the one that brought sickness and death to the earth through sin.  This means that animals, much like man, was created to live forever.  Even the plant life would live forever because there would be no death. Can you imagine your garden blooming year round and nothing dying? We are the ones responsible for animals getting sick.

4.  Nowhere in the bible does it say that your pet hamster, pigs or pet fish has a soul that needs to be saved. While pets are important to God, they are not to be viewed above humans.  You shouldn’t love your animals more than you love a fellow human being.  We have souls that need to be saved and animals do not. The bible clearly shows us that God puts a greater love on humans and so should you. Matthew 6:26 (NIV) “Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”

5.  Revelation 19 has Jesus coming back on a white horse.  Through this we know that animals are in heaven.

So now that we have established that pets are important to God and that they are in heaven, let’s talk about the process of healing.

Are you wondering: Can prayer heal the sick animal?

Here are some scriptures to consider before praying for your animals

Proverbs 12:10 (NIV) “The righteous care for the needs of their animals,but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.”

Psalm 145:9 (NIV) “The Lord is good to all; He has compassion on all He has made.”

Exodus 23:12 (NIV) “Six days do your work, but on the seventh day do not work, so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and so that the slave born in your household and the foreigner living among you may be refreshed.”

The sabbath rest was not only intended for you but for your animals as well.  Since we have dominion over animals we should be the ones enforcing the rest.




What does the bible say about healing?

Jesus was known in the Bible as the great healer and there are many healing prayer scriptures that you will find speaking of those that he healed. Do you know the story of the woman who had the “issue of blood”? It was her faith that gave her the strength to press on through the crowds until she got to Jesus. She was praying for healing and her faith was so strong that she knew that just by the simple act of touching the hem of his garment she could get that healing that she was praying for. It was the full belief that she had in the healing power of Jesus that caused her to do what she did – in this case she did not even ask! She just touched a piece of Jesus and she was made whole because she believed.

Your sick pet cannot ask either but you know what they need so you can make supplication for them.  Activate your faith and belief in the healing power of Jesus and ask for them.

Can you recall a place in the Bible where Jesus refused to grant the request of a prayer for healing? No, there is no record of that.  Ask God to strengthen your faith so you can believe for healing for your sick animal.

Here is a little prayer for healing your sick pet

Lord I know that I am your child and as such you hold me higher than the angels and the animals that you have created. Even so, pets are all important to you whether it is a dog, cat, lizard, snake, hamster, pig, a fish whatever it may be, you created it. Lord, I thank you for your awesomeness and power, for providing for my every need and the needs of my animal. So, Lord, I come to you now praying for healing for my sick pet, ________. I am in need of your help. You know the exact illness that is afflicting my pet even though he/she cannot speak; I trust your divine guidance in_________life. Help them Lord; deliver _________ from any pain and suffering. Grant ___________ your peace as I place him/her in your capable hands. I ask for healing, I ask for strength, I ask O Lord that your perfect will be accomplish in this pet’s life for your glory, in Jesus name. Amen

If this prayer has blessed you and your animal, please share it with others.

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402 Comments

  1. Janice Ince
    September 20, 2018 at 1:06 pm — Reply

    Woke up this morning and my 13 year old Shepard mix Heidi had thrown up and there was diarrhea on the floor. She wouldn’t take her treat so I know she’s not well.. I’m scared and trying not to let fear to creep in..I just put oil on her and prayed for healing.. Will you pray for her also and be in agreement in the name of Jesus.. Thank you and God Bless

  2. Randy
    September 17, 2018 at 9:48 pm — Reply

    I used the prayer above for our sweet Suzie. She had stopped eating and drinking and could not move hardly at all. We thought she was gone, we prayed over her. I left for work came home 2 hours later and was able to get her to drink from my hand, she finally got up and drank from her bowl. Tonight she was able to eat a little bit. I truly believe God answered our prayers and has decided to give us some more time with her. Please do not under estimate the power of prayer. Thank you God and Lord Jesus, you are truly merciful and loving.

  3. Juan Castaneda
    September 16, 2018 at 9:39 pm — Reply

    Please pray for my dog molly she is 10 years old she is very sick and wont eat, she got sick after her shots. Please God. Heal her. I could use some more prayers from all of you.

  4. Stacy
    September 14, 2018 at 4:58 pm — Reply

    Please pray for my fur baby Molly she is a 7 year old Toy Australian Shepherd that is in kidney failure because of Lyme nephritis. Please lord help heal our precious baby girl. She is so loved and don’t want to lose her. Please lord I beg of you to please heal my precious baby Molly. Thank you god Amen

  5. Valera Kudla
    September 13, 2018 at 7:39 pm — Reply

    Please Pray for Presley to live
    a long life. Heal her enlarged heart , She is a Maltipoo 5 years old. Please Pray for Cassie to live a long life. Heal her heart murmur. She is a Maltipoo 4 years old.

  6. Helen
    September 9, 2018 at 5:47 pm — Reply

    Please pray for my dog Hazel, she has congestive heart failure. She has given our family so much love I can’t even imagine being without her. I pray for strength, understanding and healing for all us. In Jesus name I pray. I pray what ever the outcome please don’t let her suffer. Thank you!

  7. Rain fawn
    September 9, 2018 at 1:09 am — Reply

    My jlo needs prayer she is my dog. She has been having seizures .having trouble getting them to stop and she had a 24 hour one and now she cannot stand started her on a new meds. She is in the hospital has been them 5 days my family miss her so much she does everything with us and for her not to b here is so sad .please stand with us for her healing that whatever is causing her to have these seizures with go away and she will b whole again . Thank u all

  8. Jen
    September 7, 2018 at 5:57 pm — Reply

    I just prayed over my fur baby Tuxedo. We are st the vet now running tests because he is really sick. Please pray for Tuxedo for comfort and healing. In Jesus Name. Amen🙏❤️🐶. Prayers are sent out to you all in your need❤️

  9. Jordan
    September 4, 2018 at 10:13 pm — Reply

    Please pray for my dog Winifred (Winnie). She is four years old and diagnosed with cancer. She goes back for another procedure tomorrow. I pray that she is healed, pain free and given more time with my family on this earth. She truly has changed my life for the better. I love this dog with everything I have. Thank you.

  10. Neera
    September 4, 2018 at 12:06 pm — Reply

    Please pray for my pet dog Bobo. She was given just 1-2 months to live due to an enlarged heart. She’s one of the last remaining two dogs I have left from a pack of 5. I know Jesus can do miracles and He can do what the vets cannot. Please pray for my dog to have a long and comfortable life. Thank you.

  11. Mona
    September 2, 2018 at 3:20 pm — Reply

    Please pray for kitten Cutie that he may live & not die but most of all I cannot bear to see him suffer please GOD heal him now so he may not suffer in JESUS’s mighty name amen

  12. Diane Ganski
    August 23, 2018 at 3:25 pm — Reply

    Please pray for our precious cat Pete.
    He suddenly has an enlarged heart and it is causing his kidneys to fail. He is not eating but still drinking water. The diagnosis at the vets was not good but God can replace body parts. We cannot imagine our lives without him.

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