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My animal hospice journey: End of life from a cat’s perspective 2022 animal hospice deafness end-of-life founder's post giving tuesday hearing loss hypothyroidism michelle nichols national animal hospice month november peeing issues pet hospice renal disease senior cat Nov 16, 2022

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My animal hospice journey: End of life from a cat’s perspective
By Mickey Max Nichols
Senior Cat

I can sense Mom‘s frustration and disappointment in me as she talks into her computer. I can almost understand what she’s saying: “UGH!...

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Jasper's Story: Animal hospice from a pet's point of view 2022 animal caregiver animal hospice giving tuesday lori neumann national animal hospice month november pet hospice pet parent Nov 14, 2022

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Jasper's Story: Animal hospice from a pet's point of view
By Lori Neumann
Animal Caregiver

Guten Tag — Jasper here! I’m a short-haired “tweenie” dachshund — and I’m 16 years young. My dad calls me his bestie, and mom calls...

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The final mile: Animal hospice from a pet’s perspective 2022 animal hospice cancer canine cancer giving tuesday hospice care last bloom national animal hospice month november pancreatitis terminal diagnosis tracy brad Nov 09, 2022

The final mile: Animal hospice from a pet’s perspective
By Tracy Brad
Director of Marketing & Communications, Animal Hospice Group

Photo: "Cheeese," Jack (at 4 years old) and Tracy

When I first got sick, my mom thought that I was just “slowing down a little bit.”

This...

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National Pet Wellness Month: Continuing Education for Animal Welfare 2022 animal hospice animal welfare certification program education national pet wellness month october pet's health senior pets terminal diseases tracy brad Oct 31, 2022

National Pet Wellness Month: Continuing Education for Animal Welfare
By Tracy Brad
Director of Marketing & Communications, Animal Hospice Group


Photo: Brighthaven volunteer and Joey outdoors

As we close out October’s Pet Wellness month and approach National Animal Hospice Day in...

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Pet Wellness Month: Ten ways to improve your pet’s health today 2022 animal hospice animal wellness tips national pet wellness month october pet's health tracy brad Oct 26, 2022

Pet Wellness Month: Ten ways to improve your pet’s health today
By Tracy Brad
Director of Marketing & Communications, Animal Hospice Group

It’s National Pet Wellness Month – but pet wellness is something we can focus on year-round. Animal Hospice Group is happy to bring you...

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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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