Category Archives: Pet Loss / Grief

How Do I Know When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to My Pet?


When wrestling with end-of-life decisions for your pet, it’s important to recognize that there is never a perfect time to say goodbye to someone you love. However, by asking yourself a few key questions and then listening to your heart, hopefully you can find the clarity that you need to make the decision that is right for you and your beloved animal companion. Continue reading

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Book Review: So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose


So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose is a very comprehensive, yet easy-to-absorb resource that I recommend for any pet parent who is facing an imminent loss of a beloved pet, to help them through the long journey of grief that often starts long before the animal passes. Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregiver: Reducing the Health Impacts of Stress


Stress and worry can control you if you let them, and eventually they will wear you down physically and mentally. By finding healthy ways to manage stress, such as Reiki, you can discover a new way of living and become a stronger, happier, and more capable caregiver for all who rely on you each day. Continue reading

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That Old Familiar Feeling Again…


Six years ago today, I lost my sun, my moon and my stars. I said goodbye to a huge piece of my heart and the precious little soul who gave me a reason for being in this world. I said … Continue reading

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Book Review: Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die


Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die by Jon Katz “Sometimes we humans forget how to connect to one another. Dogs and cats never forget how to connect to us. Animals have taught me how to love purely. And patiently. … Continue reading

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I Missed My Dog Today


A tribute to anyone who has ever felt misunderstood, shamed or ignored during their grief after losing a beloved canine companion. Continue reading

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Dear Georgia, It’s Been 5 Long Years


Dear Georgia, Hi Peanut. My little Sunshine Sprout. It’s me, Puppy Mom. I’ve missed you so much. After hearing so often from others that it might help if I wrote a letter to you, I decided that it’s finally time. … Continue reading

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