Did you know that most pets' lives end when their owner's life ends? Here are two eye opening facts: Sixty-seven percent of Americans DO NOT have an estate plan. (April 2022 CNBC) Seventy-six percent of all United States households have some type of domestic pet. (American Medical Veterinary Association 2022 report) Based on those two … [Read more...] about Save Your Pet’s Life – Create A Plan!
New Book, “It’s Complicated!”, helps ease the confusion of dealing with coverage options, benefits, and responsibilities revolving around Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Long-Term Care, and End-of-Life Planning for people and their pets. With her latest book, “It’s Complicated! What you should know about Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, … [Read more...] about New Book, “It’s Complicated!” Just Released
An Open Letter from the PetFriendly.Love™ Family Do you love pets and love people? If so, please join Peggy Hoyt and Jodi Clock, along with the PetFriendly.Love™ community, as we blog about creating a kinder world by creating a stronger human-animal bond. Why? Because when we are nice to animals, we are nicer … [Read more...] about Do you love pets and love people? Welcome to the PetFriendly.Love™ Family
Dale and Jodi Clock adopted Ernie in July of 2007. They had been looking for a second therapy dog for their funeral home, as Max, their then therapy dog, was both getting older and being requested to be present at our other locations. It was their hope that Max would have been able to act as a mentor to Ernie and assist with showing him the … [Read more...] about Ernie: A Funeral Home Therapy Dog’s Story of Love & Service
Recently a young mother of five became a widow. Her husband and the father of her children was coming home at dusk on a Friday evening. They lived in the country and their home is nestled in-between dirt roads. He's usually home by 6:45 p.m. and the ritual of their Friday night pizza was already in the works. There was nothing unusual about this … [Read more...] about What to Expect When an Autopsy is Required
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!