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Compassion, coincidences, and connection: My animal hospice journey 2023 ahg founders animal diets cat sanctuary diagnostics founder's post gail pope holistic healthcare holistic medicine january natural death Jan 07, 2023

Compassion, coincidences, and connection: My animal hospice journey

By Gail Pope
Animal Hospice Group Co-founder

When I was asked to write about my journey into the world of Animal Hospice Care, I felt excited to start, but then realized that the road has been long, winding, and very much guided...

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I’m a lot like you! An Allied Service Practitioner’s Journey into Animal Hospice 2022 ahg founders allied service practitioner animal caregiver animal hospice animal hospice case manager caregiver december founder's post michelle nichols professionals Dec 30, 2022

I’m a lot like you! An Allied Service Practitioner’s Journey into Animal Hospice

By Michelle Nichols
Animal Hospice Group Co-founder

“I know I have what it takes to help people whose pets are aging, ailing, and dying…I just need a roadmap to get me there.”
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Give the gift of hospice to more pets and their people 2022 ahg founders ahg giving tree animal hospice december donate founder's post gail pope season of giving year-end charitable giving Dec 28, 2022

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Give the gift of hospice to more pets and their people
If you believe in Quality of Life until the End of Life for you and your pet, please consider donating to the Animal Hospice Group.

By Gail Pope
Animal Hospice Group Co-founder

“You matter because you...

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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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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 01, 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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