Via AustinPetAlive.org by Elizabeth Free For a loving pet parent, the death of a beloved pet is incredibly emotional. Some people don’t understand the deep grief experienced with this loss and will many times make comments that are more hurtful than helpful. Frequently heard comments are: 1). It’s just an animal. Many pet parents see..
From PetPav.com Guest blog by : Coleen Ellis It’s that merry time of year. Everyone around seems to be cheerful and full of glee, with the carols cranking everywhere one turns. People putting on their happy faces, their good faces as if Santa is truly watching. But not everyone feels this is the most beautiful..
From Kvue.com AUSTIN – Some people state the loss of a pet can be an emotional experience whether the animals live in a household or in a shelter. As a result, The Pet Loss Center of Austin announced it’s providing $12,000 in pet cremation services to Austin Pets Alive! to help honor the lives of..
From TheHonestKitchen.com Losing a beloved pet is never easy. Rather than trying to ignore the pain, experts believe recognizing and validating it will not only help you heal, but it will also honor the one you lost. Coleen Ellis of The Pet Loss Center helps pet parents deal with loss on a daily basis. Coleen..
Anne Albert and her husband, Phillip, plan to be buried with their pets at this plot at Regency Forest Pet Memorial Cemetery in Middle Island, New York. Photo taken December 2014. (Jessica Rotkiewicz/Newsday/MCT) PrintEmail By Jed Lipinski, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Pet owners who dread the idea of entering eternity without their beloved cat or..
By Amy Kuperinsky | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Follow on Twitter on March 11, 2016 at 9:30 AM, updated March 14, 2016 at 10:27 AM At first, Alissa Algarin didn’t think twice about her dog, Cain, spending more time on the couch than normal. After all, he was getting older. But then Cain,..
BY NICHOLAS SAKELARIS • FEB 25, 2016 Taken from dallasinnovates.com Nick Padlo, owner of The Pet Loss Center, had to really look to find his niche in the multibillion-dollar pet industry. It’s a business sector that’s been permeated by technology, from collars with GPS tracking to state-of-the-art surgeries at veterinary offices. It was at the end..
The final decisions we make for our beloved pet can be an incredibly emotional journey. That’s why so many of us pet lovers choose to not think about this part of our life with our pet. I think we almost think if we DON’T think about it, it won’t happen. But, we all know it will. While..
Learn the right and wrong ways to comfort a grieving friend BY RACHEL SWALIN From WomansDay.com Your friend’s pet just passed away, and she’s devastated. While you know it’s a sad time, you may not be able to grasp the emotional turmoil she’s experiencing if you’ve never owned a pet. “Pet parents are made to..
By Samantha Grasso Originally from The Daily Dot “Is this my pet?” According to Nick Padlo, CEO of the nationwide pet loss and memorialization service the Pet Loss Center, this is the most frequent question clients ask when they receive their dead pet’s ashes. And why wouldn’t it be? Having a pet die can..