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Pets “Dash” Across Our Hearts

It would be difficult for me to imagine anyone in the death care profession who doesn’t recognize how terribly valuable it is to help families create meaningful experiences in order to honor, mourn and memorialize the lives of loved ones so nowdeeply missed. For...

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A Journey through Unconditional Love and Grief

First of all, tell us a little bit about yourself personally and professionally. Professionally, my work experience in the funeral industry started in 1987. Most of my career was spent with Forethought Financial Services. However, the real driver of my pet-oriented...

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The Changing of the Seasons

The Reality of Life, and A Letter To You Fall is on the way, and not a moment too soon. It really feels like it’s been a long,hot summer. But, possibly it’s more than just the blasted heat that’s made the summer feel endless and relentless. Just like the changing of...

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Great Bend Tribune Pawnee County

Pawnee County native who has received national recognition has authored a book that provides information on how to remember and honor pets when they die. Coleen Ellis of Greenwood, Ind., is the daughter of Ann Ellis and the late Larry Ellis of Rozel. She is a Pawnee...

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Inside: ICCFA 2011 Convention & Expo Program

 A Bright Future • Cremation Coaching Live! • Pet Loss Professionals Conference • Green services • Embalming • Cemetery infrastructure • Ethics • Finances • Management • Marketing • Social media ... & much more! • Andrea Vittum on starting a green burial section •...

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Pet advocate honored by veterinary center

Greenwood resident Coleen Ellis, founder and president of Pet Angel Memorial Center in Carmel, has received the 2006 PETS Award, an honor presented annually by Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center (IVEC). Ellis was recognized during IVEC’s 8th annual Original Pet...

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