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How To Care For A Pet After The Owner Has Passed Away

Sep 14, 2017 | Posted by in Tips for Coping, Uncategorized | 0

  A lot of people in their twilight years have pets to keep them company. Because at this age they can plan to have a pet and friend with them for ten or twenty years and be sure that their lifestyle will be in keeping with that choice. Unfortunately, if we die Charlie the PoodleRead more …

Breaking The Power of Guilt-(Guest Expert)

Breaking the Power of Guilt by Moira Anderson Allen, M.Ed. If any emotion rules supreme when a pet dies, it is guilt. No matter what the circumstances of our loss, guilt is there, grabbing us by the throat. It haunts our days, ruins our sleep, and tarnishes our memories. Often, guilt goes beyond the lossRead more …

Do Dogs Get Lonely & Depressed When Owner Dies? (EXPERT)

  “I know well enough that there have been dogs so loving that they have thrown themselves into the same grave with the dead bodies of their masters; others have stayed upon their masters’ graves without stirring a moment from them, and have voluntarily starved themselves to death, refusing to touch the food that wasRead more …

3 Pots of Boiling Water & Life (EXPERT)

Sep 9, 2015 | Posted by in Pet Grief Coaching, Stories | 0

Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved, another one soon followed. Her father, a chef, took herRead more …

Why Do Dogs Live Longer Now? (EXPERT)

Old age in dogs varies by species and by breeding. Animal lovers of today take better care of their pets from the moment they are born. Through increased knowledge, improved pet care products and advanced veterinarian technology, we are able to enjoy our pets longer than ever before. Fifteen years is not an unusual lifeRead more …

Looking For A New Pet? Adopt An Older Dog

Mar 11, 2015 | Posted by in New Pets | 0
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Pets and humans are living longer now days.  In the past fifty years the life span of a dog has nearly doubled.  By the time a dog and his family celebrate his first birthday, life expectancy will reach about 14 years, depending on the breed. Older dogs are the perfect choice for someone who neverRead more …

Why Pet Loss Is Especially Devastating to Seniors or Homebound People

Jan 2, 2011 | Posted by in Tips for Coping | 0

In my work with Hospice and Quality at Life End Institute, as part of the Montana StoryKeepers, I have witnessed the love affair many elderly have with their pets.  Pets force them to get up each morning, to get exercise, to focus on something outside their own problems and pain, and are a wonderful companion.Read more …

Stories Inside This eBook

Jan 2, 2011 | Posted by in Memorial Stories, Stories | 0

A Look Inside the Ebook… The stories and photos  compiled in this book are shared by pet lovers just like you. You will cry, laugh, and most importantly, understand when you read about: ·       Little Duck, an abandoned duckling rescued by Kendra Bonnett and her siblings was finally strong enough to return to freedom butRead more …

Taffy

Jan 2, 2011 | Posted by in Stories | 0

My family has felt the depths of such a loss when we lost our family pet, a Cocker Spaniel named Taffy. Taffy was a fence-jumping, chicken chasing, stinky breathed, fur scratching,  devoted member of our family. He held a special place in our heart because he had saved our two-year-old son Andy’s life when heRead more …

Death of a Child’s Pet

Jan 2, 2011 | Posted by in For Children | 0

Is the Ability To Teach A Child About Death In A Way That Will Give Them Life-Long Resilience And Understanding Worth $19.99 To You? Children who have been exposed to the concept of death as part of the life cycle are not as afraid as those whose families never spoke of it. Death and dyingRead more …