Animal palliative care and pet hospice is a new concept for many pet parents. As people, when we reach the end stages of our life, it’s become normal practice in the medical community to transition from treatment, to quality of life care and pain management. This is often referred to as palliative care. In the pet world, this type of care is just … [Read more...] about Animal Hospice Extends Pets Life
Death and Dying
Many of us have attended a funeral service for a family member, friend or co-worker, however, odds are most of us have not had to make funeral arrangements. Today with people living longer, the average age of a person making funeral arrangements is over fifty. One would think that the person making funeral decisions is the surviving spouse, but … [Read more...] about Cremation – 7 Steps You Need to Know!
Out of Town Cremation Company Takes Advantage of Customers - Know the Difference! The following is a true story. You will read about one family’s experience that thousands of people across the country who want a “simple” cremation fall victim too. The names of the family have been changed, however the story was not embellished. (The name of the … [Read more...] about Out of Town Cremation Companies Take Advantage of Customers – Know the Difference!
Meet Gray, otherwise referred to as "itty bitty kitty"! He was just hours away from death due to the fact that his pet parent died without having a pet trust or pet protection plan as a part of their estate plan. Gray's story is not uncommon. Fortunately, the eldercare attorney overseeing the estate believed in rehoming abandoned … [Read more...] about Saving Gray
When a baby elephant dies, it’s mother has been known to lift it with its trunk and place it in an area where they can cover it with ground debris like twigs, sticks, and dirt. Other female members of the herd will help in covering the calf and the rest of the herd will join the mother while paying homage. It's one of the beautiful rituals of the … [Read more...] about Elephants Are Empathetic & Emotional
"Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion to death." Elisabeth Kubler-Ross A father was arrested after the funeral of his thirteen-month old child. The next day he was charged with open murder. Five days before that, a very young couple came walking into the funeral home in the mid afternoon to plan the funeral of their precious little girl who … [Read more...] about Avoidable Losses