Remembering Our Special Pets During the Holidays

Tips to help you as you grieve during the holiday season Wherever one is at in their grief journey, the holidays can be hard. Yes, the remembering of a beloved pet who is no longer here can bring back a flood of emotions. But let the slew of Christmas ornaments come out of the box […]

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What a bittersweet day!

Welcome Berky,… And Remembering Mico. Yes, my day started off with a heavy heart as I remembered this day nine years earlier when Mico died. I had foolishly thought the surgery would take her back to the “old normal” – the vivacious little puppy that was my entire world! But, it wasn´t to be – […]

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Honoring Joey

Remembering the love My heart broke when I got the email from Abigail. Even though I didn´t know Joey, I could feel her pain through the email message. Through Abby´s words on the paper, through the heartfelt message she sent me, her heart had just been shattered. My heart went out to her,.. With these […]

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Remembering Ebony

Typical of my work, I found myself on a plane yet again, on my way to Scottsdale, Arizona, to address a group of funeral professionals on the topic of pet loss services. Such an honor to share my story and passion with others! As I sat down, as I´ve done countless times, I struck up […]

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Remembering a Precious Pet

The benefits of memorialization items in the grief journey…. It is truly a comfort to know that I always have my pets with me,… from my deceased pet loves, Mike the Dog and Mico, to my living pet loves – Crisco, Ellie, and Rudy – I carry a bit of all of their hair with […]

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Creating a Tribute Table

Such an act of love – to honor our Mike the Dog It wasn´t physically hard – but emotionally it was incredibly hard work. I wanted to create my special Tribute Table for Mike The Dog – a place where we could put all of those things that were significant in his life. A place […]

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Your rights as a Pet Parent

You have been the caretaker for your pet in life,… do what´s right for you, for your family and for your pet when they die. Let´s have a heart-to-heart talk, My Friends,… I, like you, have the utmost respect for my veterinarian in the care that they give to my pets. We have formed an […]

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Metro – Rest In Peace

A beautiful boy – running in heaven,…. A few days ago, I received the heart wrenching, tear-laden phone call from my dear friend, Nicole. Her beloved little guy, Metro, had died unexpectedly as she was out of town and attending a conference. Her husband, Chris, held Metro as he died in his arms. This little […]

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