Here is why price should not be the only driving factor when choosing cremation. Since the onset of COVID19, cremation has become increasingly popular. Here are 7 questions everyone should ask when choosing cremation provider. When inquiring about the cost of cremation, please do not rely solely on the informational material, or well-intended … [Read more...] about Cremation Public Service Announcement
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 50. One would think that the person making funeral decisions is the surviving spouse, but it’s … [Read more...] about Cremation: Seven Steps You Need to Know
Why Do People Choose a Funeral Home? Like many people, I set “Google Alerts” for key topics I follow about end-of-life. Recently, my alerts are unusually concentrated with media reports that revolve around cremation. The latest media hype, was over a funeral home having unclaimed cremated remains. What this means, is that the deceased’s family, … [Read more...] about Why Do People Choose A Funeral Home
Did you know you can pre-plan for your pet’s end of life care? Most pet parents are unaware that this option is not only available, but it is becoming increasingly popular. Why? As a society of boomers, we plan. We plan for everything from our vacations, grand children’s college fund, retirement, and our own end of life care. Some of us even plan … [Read more...] about Benefits of “Planning Ahead” for Your Pets
An Abandoned Puppy-Mill Dog. On a brutally cold December morning, a cage containing a four-pound Pomeranian, was found in a snow drift at the Noah Project, a no-kill animal shelter. It was clear she was an abandoned puppy-mill dog. Her situation was grave. It was clear she had recently given birth, as she was laying in afterbirth, with her nipples … [Read more...] about Meet Lucy – The Story of an Abandoned Puppy-Mill Dog
ASPCA Fireworks and Lost Dogs Fireworks and dogs are a recipe for a lost or runaway animals. Watching fireworks may be a fun family activity, but don't expect your pet to enjoy the fun. This post will help you create a plan if your dog becomes lost. You are invited to also download the free ASPCA's recommended plan for lost pets called: Fireworks … [Read more...] about Fireworks and Dogs Don’t Mix: What to do if Your Dog Becomes Lost.