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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 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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Time to Plan: the “UP-side to Anticipatory Grief” 2021 founder's post grief may michelle nichols May 05, 2021

Time to Plan: the "UP-side to Anticipatory Grief"
Written by Michelle Nichols

For almost all of us, we avoid thinking about the approaching death of our animal companion, almost as if confronting it will cause it. If you’re a Westerner, you’re amongst good company. You may look ahead...

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Don’t Let Caregiver Burden Burn You Out 2021 caregiver founder's post may michelle nichols May 04, 2021

Don't Let Caregiver Burden Burn You Out
Written by Michelle Nichols

In making the decision to enter into a hospice journey for our animal, one might think that intensive nursing and daily care are the most difficult aspects of the journey. However, for most of us who have decided to take on the...

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You don't get "over it" but you CAN get through it! 2021 founder's post grief may michelle nichols May 02, 2021

You don't get "over it" but you CAN get through it!
Written by Michelle Nichols

The short answer to this very common question posed by people who have lost a beloved animal is that there really is no simple answer but we don't ever get OVER the loss of a beloved animal friend. Every person copes...

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