Education is key!

From families to veterinarians, make sure your customer understands what they are selling. I spent the day in the field yesterday with a wonderful pet funeral home client. We had a spirited “Lunch and Learn” session at a fabulous veterinary clinic – educating them on what pet parents are wanting in the loss of their […]

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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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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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Will I Ever Get Over The Death of My Pet?

This big question is “will I get OVER the death of my pet?” The smaller component that drives this question is those days when something, who knows what, hits me and all of a sudden, I am crying again over Mico just like that fateful day on April 21, 2003.  In addition, while I do not […]

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When will my heart let me adopt another pet?

When someone experiences the death of a pet, the first question that well-meaning friends and family members will ask is “when are you getting another pet?”  You may possibly be asking yourself this question, too.  However there is some work that needs to be done before you are even in an emotional state to be ready to […]

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