Creating a Tribute Table

Such an act of love – to honor our Mike the Dog It wasn´t physically hard – but emotionally it was incredibly hard work. I wanted to create my special Tribute Table for Mike The Dog – a place where we could put all of those things that were significant in his life. A place […]

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This mourning thing is really work,….

Grieving and mourning is work – but it´s work that has to be done,…. Our North America culture is a funny one. A culture where the thought of hurting is more than a person can bear. One where a person would rather ignore, or possibly even be medicated, versus feeling the pain. With the loss […]

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Honoring Mike The Dog

Today, the reality sets in – the stark cold reality that Mike The Dog is gone. Today -I honor Mike The Dog. At almost 15 years old, he was the classic Golden Retriever. He was a gentleman and he didn´t want to be a nuisance to anyone. So, instead of putting us into the position […]

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Your rights as a Pet Parent

You have been the caretaker for your pet in life,… do what´s right for you, for your family and for your pet when they die. Let´s have a heart-to-heart talk, My Friends,… I, like you, have the utmost respect for my veterinarian in the care that they give to my pets. We have formed an […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

The mystery of pet death care unraveled So many people are at a total loss as to what to do when their special pet dies. Without a doubt this is a topic that many do not want to address – but it will with a 100% certainty happen to all of us. In preparation for […]

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Will we see them again?

Keep the faith – and honor the mystery Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. (NIV) Hebrews 11:1 At a time of the loss of our pet, it´s important to have our own answers with the question “do pets go to heaven?” While there are […]

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Preserving Memories of Your Precious Pet

Time passess quickly,… preserve your daily memories It just seems like yesterday when these precious little pets come home to live with us. And, then, before we know it, we look up and they are graying around the muzzle, walking a bit slower, and the veterinarian mentions “senior package.” It´s only in the blink of […]

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Planning Ahead

What we don´t like to think about,… It´s a day that I dread – just like every other pet parent. The day that one of my precious little pets dies. A day wrought with emotion – a day where the darkness will surely prevail. While we don´t like to think about it, we all know […]

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Metro – Rest In Peace

A beautiful boy – running in heaven,…. A few days ago, I received the heart wrenching, tear-laden phone call from my dear friend, Nicole. Her beloved little guy, Metro, had died unexpectedly as she was out of town and attending a conference. Her husband, Chris, held Metro as he died in his arms. This little […]

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