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National pet wellness month: Animal hospice and the fear of a ‘natural death’ 2022 aging animal hospice death national pet wellness month natural death october senior cat tracy brad Oct 24, 2022

National pet wellness month: Animal hospice and the fear of a 'natural death'
By Tracy Brad
Director of Marketing & Communications, Animal Hospice Group

I’m not sure how old Meg the cat was when I met her in 2006, but she had the energy and vibrancy of a kitten and the sass of a cat who...

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Celebrating pet wellness month: Animal hospice and my senior horse 2022 animal hospice anticipatory grief death exhaustion stage horse national pet wellness month october path of least regret plan ahead tracy brad Oct 21, 2022

Photo in post (header): Misty so content in retirement, 2013. Author’s note: A version of this story was originally published in Pet Connection Magazine’s holiday 2013 edition. This is part of Animal Hospice Group’s National Pet Wellness series.

Celebrating pet wellness month:...

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Welcome to National Pet Wellness Month! 2022 animal hospice certification program continuing education end-of-life national pet wellness month october tracy brad Oct 18, 2022

Welcome to National Pet Wellness Month!
By Tracy Brad
Director of Marketing & Communications, Animal Hospice Group

What does “pet wellness” mean to you? Throughout the month of October, we’ll be providing articles on our blog about pet wellness topics. For all of us at Animal...

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Hospice as a Model for Animals 2022 animal hospice death end-of-life human hospice october patients tracy brad Oct 12, 2022

Hospice as a Model for Animals
By Tracy Brad
Director of Marketing & Communications, Animal Hospice Group

When I was a teenager, my first real job was as a nursing assistant in a convalescent center. My grandmother had bravely battled cancer, and when she realized that the treatment...

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2 Lessons Animals Taught Me About Growing Older Gracefully & Fearlessly 2022 brighthaven carol howe hulse growing older guest blogger may May 04, 2022

 


Carol and Silver (Photo by Beth Shields)

Lifelong writer and author Carol Howe Hulse manages the caregiver education program for nonprofit BrightHaven Center for Animal Rescue, Hospice and Holistic Education and writes the BrightHaven blog. She is also a photographer and Animal Reiki...

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You’re Still With Me 2022 february guest blogger remembrance tamara macaluso Feb 23, 2022

 

 


Sketch of Nugget and Tamara

 

Tamara has always been an enthusiastic animal devotee and nature lover. She has often been inspired by Mother Nature and animals over the past 25 years, which has helped her create poems, articles, blogs, etc., designed to inspire, motivate...

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Moving Beyond the Urn 2022 aftercare burials cremation elizabeth allen guest blogger honor your pet january memorials Jan 19, 2022

 

Elizabeth Allen is a writer, poet and blogger who writes books about her life with animals. She is a student in our Animal Hospice Practitioner Certification Program through Animal Hospice Group, bringing what she believes is more accreditation to the field of animal hospice. She has...
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Dying and Animal Wisdom 2021 death end-of-life founder's post gail pope november Nov 10, 2021

Dying and Animal Wisdom
Written by Gail Pope 

Death is a part of life that many of us do not want to acknowledge, and that most of us know very little about. During the last century, modern technology and treatment protocols have evolved to enable us and our animals to live longer lives....

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What Can You Live With? 2021 elizabeth allen end-of-life guest blogger october Oct 29, 2021

 

Elizabeth Allen is a writer, poet and blogger who writes books about her life with animals. She is a student in our Animal Hospice Practitioner Certification Program through Animal Hospice Group, bringing what she believes is more accreditation to the field of animal hospice. She has...
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The Full Gamut 2021 elizabeth allen end-of-life guest blogger september Sep 29, 2021

 

Elizabeth Allen is a writer, poet and blogger who writes books about her life with animals. She is a student in our Animal Hospice Practitioner Certification Program through Animal Hospice Group, bringing what she believes is more accreditation to the field of animal hospice. She has...
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What Does the Word Hospice Mean to You? 2021 founder's post gail pope hospice september Sep 22, 2021

What Does the Word Hospice Mean to You!
Written by Gail Pope

Growing up in England, I learned that hospice is a place where people go to die and that hospice care is given to someone who is dying. The only people who could have helped me understand anything deeper were my mum and dad and they...

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Continuing Bonds 2021 continuing bonds elizabeth allen guest blogger september Sep 01, 2021

Introduction

"I've worked as a loss and bereavement support for pet parents for over a decade and there is so much in this course and training that gives the work I do more accreditation. The subject of continuing bonds really spoke to me as a true and valid way of continued healing after the...

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