Angel Pets 2014 Follow up

What a wonderful gathering and an amazing group of people and resources. Thanks to all who had the courage, strength and compassion to spend an entire day with such difficult topics as end-of-life and grief. This event happened because of you and because there is a need. This conference and gathering is to better help our pets and ourselves.  Thank you for sharing…and your participation in this pioneering and progressive event to improve pet end-of-life care and healing from pet loss.

Check out the photos and testimonials: Pets Conference 6

Please also take time to thank our Sponsors: Asheville Natural Awakenings, Schuler Funeral Home, WNC Woman, Dogtown Pursuits and the Lake James Community!


Conference was rated 4.875 out of 5 Stars!


Many added pet names to be included in the June 9th United Pet Honoring Ceremony! It’s free to add a pet name, it’s free to call in and listen to this honoring, thanking and blessing of our pets! more info at United Pet Honoring   Send in pet name/photo to

Also, Pet Honoring will (for free) come hold an in-person United Pet Honoring for any rescue, church, non-profit or any other group wanting a time just to gather, honor, thank our pets. or


Many wanted info on helping a pet grieve –


Additional info on energy: Institute of Heart Math, Rollin McCraty

Helping with doggie appetite- SuperGravy –

Helping with blind dog or when you dog starts to lose eyesight –

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Variety of Harnesses and Walking Aids:

Handicapped Pets –

Gingerlead –


Pain Scale Models Colorado State University:

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Quality of Life Scales:

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Pet Hospice Journal and Quality of Life Monitoring : ~ Lap of Love


Pet Loss Hotlines:

ASPCA Pet Loss Support     (877) GRIEF-10

Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Pet Loss Helpline – 630-325-1600 – 7- 9:00pm CST Weekday Evenings ~ email                                                                 

Cornell Univ. Pet Loss Support Hotline – 607 -253 -3932   6-9 p.m. EST M-H     www

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Pet Loss Support –    540-231-8038        6-9:00 p.m. EST

Tufts’Pet Loss Support Line 508-839-7966 email:            

Penn Vet Pet Grief Support Hotline 215-898-4556                                    


World by Tail

– great assortment of ARTICLES                


Angel Pets Conference Recommended Reading

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Speaking for Spot by Nancy Kay

A Peaceful Path Pet Loss by MJ Tucci and Laurie Califf

When your Dog Gets Cancer by Lola Ball

Right Use of Power by Cedar Barstow

Midwife for Souls: Spiritual Care for the Dying by Kathy Kalina

Awakening from Grief: Finding the Way Back to Joy by John E. Welshons

Reiki Energy Medicine: Bringing Healing touch in to Home, Hospital and Hospice

by Libby Barnett and Maggie Chambers with Susan Davidson

Empowerment through Reiki: the path to personal and global transformation by Paula Horan

Animal Reiki: Using Energy to Heal the Animals in Your Life by Elizabeth Fulton and Kathleen Prasad

The Seven Initiations of the Spiritual Path: Understanding the purpose of Life’s tests by Michael Mirdad

Blessing the Bridge: What animals teach us about death, dying and beyond, by Rita Reynolds

Animal Voices: Telepathic Communication in the Web of Life by Dawn Bauman Brunke

The Fragrant Heavens: The spiritual dimension of fragrance and aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood


If there is enough interest, I may organize a Holistic Pet expo to cover additional pet care topics such as Animal Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage, Energy work, etc.

It was my honor and privilege to help bring this event to fruition. Thank you again for your support, participation and love.




What a great time at the Angel Pets Conference!!!!!

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What amazing vendors and attendees!!!!

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Angel Pets Conference 2014 is now available on CD

Didn’t get the chance to attend, but would like the info? The lectures from this pioneering conference in MP3 format are now available on CD.

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More info and resources at

Bright Star Contact info


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