RIP, Lexi, RIP,… Your Family Loves You With All of Their Heart.

On December 31, 2013 we lost Lexi our beloved 4 footed family member for 10 and 1/2 years. Lexi had a very fast acting cancer. Lexi was a huge part of my boy’s life and even after my divorce spent special time with my x-husband, Mike.  She was a dear, shy, wonderful friend to all […]

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Pet Loss & Grief Companioning Certification Course

Are you ready to learn more to help grieving pet parents? The course continues to get rave reviews from those that attend!  From comments such as “it was healing for myself to understand pet loss more” to “I loved being with others that make their mission helping grieving pet parents,” the course is amazingly robust with […]

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Pet Loss & Grief Companioning Certification Course

Are you ready to learn more to help grieving pet parents? here! The course continues to get rave reviews from those that attend! From comments such as “it was healing for myself to understand pet loss more” to “I loved being with others that make their mission helping grieving pet parents,” the course is amazingly […]

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Get all of your pet loss questions answered!

On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013, I will be joining Gail Rubin on her talk show “A Good Good-Bye” to discuss all aspects of pet loss. What crematory or pet cemetery should you use? What are the questions to ask? How do children handle the loss of a pet? Do pets grieve,…. and so, so much […]

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RIP, Big John Gillis

Give Benny a hug for me. Goodbye Benny, we LOVE you! “See You in September” and “All my Loving” were the last two songs we heard together on the radio. It wasn´t my station, but they were my songs… I listened to them, and played them on the air long before you were born. Today […]

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RIP, Presley Ann. RIP.

Mourning the loss of a cranky old cat,…. She was a cranky cat. Oh, not with everyone. Just with me, Chris and Curtis, her family! But my Mom loved her more than anything! She started her life almost 16 years ago, on the hood of a car in Rozel, Kansas, my hometown. Mom had caught […]

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The most hated sports figure for 2012!

Michael Vick still reigns! According to the Bleacher Report, Vick is still dealing with the backlash from a federal conviction on dog fighting charges. Interestingly enough, about 60 percent of fans polled disliked Vick, tying him with Woods, but more people expressed a strong dislike for Vick compared to Woods. Did you read that? People […]

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Becoming the Best Pet Loss Professional!

A chance for learning and networking you won´t want to miss! As a the co-chair of the Pet Loss Professionals Alliance, I´m proud to be a part of the leadership team – watching the association grow and be what every pet loss professional wants in their business association! It´s already been a very exciting year […]

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Pet Parents Say “I Do!”

In life, and in death, Pet Parents want human services for their pet “kids!” Ah, yes, one more area that pet parents are saying “pets are family, too!” The Wall Street Journal had another fabulous article reporting on yet another trend in the pet industry – pets in weddings! Most recently, at a wedding ceremony […]

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Remembering Ebony

Creating an experience of “saying good-bye” for Ebony´s family 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 […]

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