Communication with Pet Parents is Important – In Life and In Death

Education about medical treatments is just as important as education about death care processes Here´s the article that Dr. Marty Becker shared – in its entirety: Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, But Words Can Cost Your License By James F. Wilson, DVM, JD; Christina Moore, DVM candidate 2012; Erich Roush, DVM candidate 2013 […]

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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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At the holidays, help them remember,…

The holidays are hard,… how are you helping your families? The holidays are upon us,.. and for those of us that are facing the first holiday season without a beloved pet, this beautiful season is also laced with sadness.  I´m one of those pet parents,… My precious Golden Retriever, Mike the Dog, died a few months […]

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I WANT to say Good-Bye

Pet Parents want the oppotunity to say good-bye,.. As a grieving pet parent, we WANT that opportunity to say good-bye to our precious deceased pet. But, I digress – do I truly WANT that? No, because what I really want is to have my pet back. But, do I now NEED this opportunity to just […]

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How are you letting families honor their precious pets?

Give them an outlet to pay tribute to this love that was shared As you service families who are experiencing the loss of their precious pets, make sure that you are proving all opportunities for them to honor these losses. While there are 62% of people who own a pet – that means there are […]

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Honoring Your Story

The candles represent such warmth as our precious pets are honored. The memorial service at the Center for Loss was so special. To hear the beautiful stories of those precious little pets was so touching. As everyone took their turn, it was obvious that the grief journeys continue. Grieving the loss of a wonderful little […]

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Creating Memories

What to do today to create memories for tomorrow Today´s technology makes it so much easier to secure “memories!” As I look back on the life that I shared with Mico – I am so grateful for the photos! But, I miss the fact that I did not have an imprint of her little nose. […]

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