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The Guilt of Lost and Loss

I wasn’t ready to talk about this yet, but I’m getting desperate and having nothing else to do BUT talk about it. This past Friday our precious and ornery one-eared pussycat went missing. Our beautiful and silly-looking Rudy has been an active and large part of our...

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A Living Love Starts Again

Ah, the beauty and joy of a new puppy in the house! After the death of two furry-loves in less than 6 months, I wasn’t sure I could do this again, but alas here we are! So, it happened! I have become addicted to the personality and spirit of a Flat-coated retriever,...

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Let’s do National Love Your Pet Day every day!

Why not? Let’s extend this day of celebration as we organically already do, right? I loved taking some time for my morning ritual of reflection and planning, and really thinking about this day set aside to “love our pet.” Hm. I found that interesting as that really is...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

As I sit here, coffee in hand and on this day of love, I’m sure you know what thought comes to my mind when the subject is just that… “love!” I don’t think there’s anything that embodies the full definition of the word love more than our animals. We all hear the words...

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Love, Grief and Our Amazing Pets

Hello, My Dear Friends… my pet loving friends. I’ve so missed all of you and am so anxious to be back with you. I’m excited to be here with you, to share with you, and to know that I can step right back into this “walk” of life we’re all on, to be here to hold each...

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RIP, Dear Lexi, RIP – Your Family Loves You So,…..

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...

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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...

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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...

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Honoring Finn

The Eulogy Although today (January 8, 2013) was the first time that I met an incredibly sweet and gentle soul named Finnigan, I was fortunate enough to feel as if I already knew him. I had the great pleasure of speaking with his mom for some time, and her glowing...

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