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Time to Plan: the “UP-side to Anticipatory Grief” 2021 grief may May 05, 2021

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 with fear and avoidance shrouding the inevitable truth. Be gentle with...

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Don’t Let Caregiver Burden Burn You Out 2021 caregiver may May 04, 2021

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 commitment of hospice, accepting the joys and the challenges of daily...

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You don't get "over it" but you CAN get through it! 2021 grief may May 02, 2021

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 with loss and grief in their own way and the path back to “normal...

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