Another fabulous book review,…

I have just finished Pet Parents, by Coleen Ellis [http://www.amazon.com/Pet-Parents-Journey-Through-Unconditional/dp/1462035485/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1329664836&sr=1-1]. This is really a sweet—and at the same time, a practical—book for all pet lovers. Coleen´s inspiration to establish Pet Angel Memorial Center came from her relationship with a feisty Terrier/Miniature Schnauzer mix who, after 14 years of companionship, finally succumbed to cancer. This was […]

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Pet Parents: A Journey Through Unconditional Love & Grief

Coleen Ellis lost her “baby girl” in 2003, and she was devastated. No one understood how she could be so upset over losing “just a dog,” and she could never really say goodbye to her terrier-schnauzer mix, Mico. To help pet parents everywhere, she opened the first standalone pet funeral home in the United States […]

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A good read,… One Good Dog

This one will surely warm your heart – pet lover or not! He had everything. A good life. A great career. A beautiful home and family. Coming from nothing he´d made it all on his own. His heart had hardened but he had “achieved.” And, just like that, it was all gone. Yes, he´d been […]

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GrandPuppies & GrandKitties!

Proud to be a GrandPuppy-Parent! Did you see CNN last week? My good friend, Jim Rudolph, made me aware of their latest finding! Grand-puppies! The latest demographic to emerge in this crazy pet world,… there are now officially “grandpuppy-parents!” And, let me tell you – they are a proud group! Are you one? The beginning […]

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How can you memorialize your precious pet?

With the death of our beloved pets, we as pet parents want to know HOW to honor them. As a pet parent, when our pet´s die, we do want to know ALL of our options in what to do to memorialize them. I wanted to do it all for Mico. For me – it was […]

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This mourning thing is really work,….

Grieving and mourning is work – but it´s work that has to be done,…. Our North America culture is a funny one. A culture where the thought of hurting is more than a person can bear. One where a person would rather ignore, or possibly even be medicated, versus feeling the pain. With the loss […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

The mystery of pet death care unraveled So many people are at a total loss as to what to do when their special pet dies. Without a doubt this is a topic that many do not want to address – but it will with a 100% certainty happen to all of us. In preparation for […]

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Preserving Memories of Your Precious Pet

Time passess quickly,… preserve your daily memories It just seems like yesterday when these precious little pets come home to live with us. And, then, before we know it, we look up and they are graying around the muzzle, walking a bit slower, and the veterinarian mentions “senior package.” It´s only in the blink of […]

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Honoring Cajn

I learn about Cajun through his personalized memorialization I´m having a great time working the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando this week! I can´t believe my good fortune – animal “stuff” all around me! Just heaven! As I visit with the various attendees and other vendors, and mention what I do in working in […]

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