Angel Pets Conference 2014

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The conference highlights new advancements in holistic resources available for pet-end-of life care. It will cover the medical, practical, emotional and spiritual considerations for pets at the end of their lives. Special attention will be given to grief from pet loss, which is often complex and under-addressed in our society. Understanding more about these areas will help us become better equipped to handle this critical time. Being aware of the resources available can be tremendous in our healing.

The goal of this conference is to allow individuals to come away feeling comforted by the knowledge of what to expect and equipped with the resources to help navigate this challenging and honorable last phase of our companion animals lives.

Topics:

  •  Assessing Qualities Of Life in Companion Animals
  •  Medical Advocacy: Talking With Your Veterinarian About End-of-Life Care
  •  Reiki for Pet End-of-Life and Transition
  •  Understanding Companion Animal Hospice Care
  •  Before, During, and After the Euthanasia Process
  •  The Value of Animal Communication
  •  Coping with the Grief of Pet Loss
  •  Essential Oils and  Essences for transition
  •  Panel Discussion/Q&A

Friday, April 25th, 2014 – Pre-conference social and networking 7-8:30

Four Points Sheraton downtown Asehville

 22 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC 28801

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Saturday, April 26th, 2014   9-5:00pmAngel Pets Pet Honoring Dog2

(Vendor area free and open to the public 9-5p) 

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8:30 – 9:00         Registration for Conference Attendees

9:00 – 9:05         Opening

9:05 – 9:50         Assessing Qualities Of Life in Companion Animals – Beth Marchitelli, DVM, Asheville 4 Paws Farewell Mobile Pet Hospice and Home Euthanasia

9:50 – 10:35      Medical Advocacy for Your Pets: Talking With Your Veterinarian About End-of-Life Care – Nancy Kay, DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

10:35 – 10:45    Break

10:45 – 11:15    Reiki for Pet End-of-Life and Transition – L. Leigh Meriweather, Reiki Master Teacher

11:15 -12: 00    The Benefits of Animal Communication Before and After Pet Loss – Rain Hummingbird, Animal Communicator

12:00 – 12:15    Life Change, Essential Oils and  Essences for humans and other animals – Polly Lazaron

12: 15 – 1:15     Break for Buffet Lunch (provided) Door prize raffles

1:15 – 2:00          Understanding Companion Animal Hospice Care –  Beth Marchitelli, DVM, Asheville 4 Paws Farewell Mobile Pet Hospice and Home Euthanasia

2:00- 2:45          Before, During, and After the Euthanasia Process: Many Options to Consider , Nancy Kay, DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

2:45 – 3:00     Break

3:00 – 3:45        Coping with the Disenfranchised Grief of Pet LossMark Neville, M.Div., Four Seasons Coordinator of Bereavement and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (C.A.M) Services

3:45 – 4:15         The Value of Honoring in Healing Grief: Addressing the Later and Latent Stages of Grief – L. Leigh Meriweather

4:15 – 4:50          Life Experiences: Panel Discussion/Q&A – All speakers

4:50 – 5:00         Closing

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Assessing Qualities Of Life in Companion Animals   – Beth Marchitelli, DVM       How to evaluate and identify those components associated with quality of life in dogs and cats.

Medical Advocacy for Your Pets:  Talking With Your Veterinarian About End-of-Life Care  –   Nancy Kay, DVM
When it comes to end-of-life decision making, open and honest dialogue with your veterinarian about what is important for you and your pet makes a difficult situation so much easier. This discussion will provide you with many pointers for achieving this goal.

Reiki for Pet End-of-Life and Transition –    L. Leigh Meriweather          This presentation focuses on explaining ‘what Reiki is’ and how it can be beneficial to your pet during end-of-life and at the time of transition. It explains how energy work can be soothing, comforting and ease transition for not only the pet, but others around as well. Brief animal Reiki demonstration given.

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The Benefits of Animal Communication Before and After Pet Loss –  Rain Hummingbird             Animal communication is the process of communicating telepathically with animals, something that we all have the ability to do quite naturally. The role of an animal communicator is to bridge the communication process between you and your animal companion, facilitating two-way communication. During an animal communication consultation, you can ask questions and receive direct answers concerning your animal companion’s feelings and thoughts. Reciprocally, your animal friend has the opportunity to relay their messages to you as well. This presentation will include a discussion of what animal communication is and how it can benefit both you and your animal companion when faced with illness, transition, death and grief. We will also explore how this can expand your awareness and connection with your beloved animal friend thereby enhancing the bond you share with one another.

Understanding Companion Animal Hospice CareBeth Marchitelli, DVM             An explanation of pet hospice as it relates to the physical and emotional needs of both pet owners and their companion animals. Time is allotted for Q&A

Before, During, and After the Euthanasia Process: Many Options to Consider – Nancy Kay, DVM              When one contemplates euthanasia, timing is always a decision that must be made. There are many other choices to consider as well, all of which will be discussed during the course of this discussion.

Coping with the Disenfranchised Grief of Pet LossMark Neville, M.Div.            Our pets are members of families. However, preparing for and grieving the death of a pet frequently goes unacknowledged by others and even ourselves as an occasion for real grief. As a result, we might not receive the support we would if we were grieving the death of a human. This presentation describes disenfranchised grief due to the death of a pet. It also offers ways that we can acknowledge our grief and receive the support we need as we adapt to the death of our pet.

Essential Oils, Essences and Life Change – Polly Lazaron

The history of the essential, sacred and medicinal role of plants in support of and celebrating life changes is as ancient as humanity. Essential oils and essences are plant based yet different. Each offers unique qualities and benefits for animals and their humans. Learn the differences between these beautiful, readily available, easy to use products, least intrusive and species appropriate ways to administer them and suggestions of essential oils and essences specifically for those in transition and their care givers.

Life Experiences: Panel Discussion/Q&A   – All speakers         This is a time for audience Q&A and an all speaker panel discussion of poignant end-of-life experiences we have witnessed (ceremonies, human-animal bond, grief counseling, etc.)

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Rain Hummingbird

As an animal communicator, Rain is dedicated to helping people deepen their connection and understanding of their animal companions by fostering appreciation and mutual respect among all species. With the soul journey work that she facilitates for people, Rain’s desire is to assist people to connect more deeply with their Spiritual Guides and realize their soul’s purpose. With integrity, heart and humor, Rain strives to live her life in alignRain Hummingbird and Syra Angel Petsment with her spiritual practice and to be grateful for the beauty and joy of life. Rain is guided by her connection with Spirit in all of her work.

She has studied with Penelope Smith, a prominent pioneer in the field of animal communication for over three decades, as well as Native American elders and other spiritual teachers. Her spiritual path has included energetic healing work for decades. Rain is a Reiki Master and has been trained in Tellington Touch for Animals as well as Healing Touch. She has also participated in various healing modalities including Heart Opening Meditations, Native American ceremonies, healing circles, journeying, drumming, expressive dance, and other spiritual practices

Rain supports animal welfare organizations and is a member of ACCAW, Animal Communicators Coalition for Animal Welfare. She has a BA in Communication and Marketing. Rain lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and offers Animal Communication, Soul Journey consultations and Reiki distance healing nationally and internationally. Her website is www.RainHummingbird.com

Nancy Kay, DVM
Dr. Kay is a board certified specialist in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and published in several professional journals and textbooks. Her veterinary degree is from Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, with her residency at the University of California-Davis Veterinary School.

She lectures professionally to regional and national audiences, and one of her favorite lecture topics is communication between veterinarians and their clients. Dr. Kay has had extensivNancyKay Angel Pets Conferencee experience facilitating a client support group for people struggling emotionally with the illness or loss of a pet.

Since the release of her book, Speaking for Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life, Dr. Kay has lectured extensively and written numerous magazine articles on the topic of medical advocacy and veterinarian/client communication. She was a featured guest on the popular National Public Radio show, Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Dr. Kay’s newest book is called, Your Dog’s Best Health: A Dozen Reasonable Things to Expect From Your Vet.Speaking for Spot

Awards: 2009 Hill’s Animal Welfare and Humane Ethics Award from American Animal Hospital Association and the 2011 Leo K. Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year, an awarded by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Multiple awards from the Dog Writer’s Association of America.

Dr. Kay’s personal life revolves around her husband (also a veterinarian), her three children and their menagerie of four-legged family members. When she’s not writing, she spends her spare moments in the garden or riding atop her favorite horse. Dr. Kay and her husband reside in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Her website is www.SpeakingForSpot.com

Polly Lazaron

Photo of Polly 4 JPEGAs principle of Energy Arts, LLC, Polly offers a constellation of services and products internationally for humans and other animals. She’s a registered International Association of Reiki Professionals Master Teacher, certified teacher/practitioner of sixteen energy practices, animal communication and spiritual counseling. Polly teaches workshops in Reiki, other energy methods, essences and at home holistic care for pets. Trained in sacred plant medicine, shamanic practices and aromatherapy, Polly’s greatest teachers are the plants, animals and nature.

For over thirty years, Polly’s engaged co-creatively, energetically and spiritually with bio-intelligence. Polly researched and train extensively in holistic, complimentary practices supporting well-being, dignity and quality of life. Since 1998, she’s integrated animal communication and energy harmonizing with the use of essential oils, flower, gem and other essences.

She lives in Keswick, VA with three gorgeous black cats. Polly’s deeply honored and dedicated to encouraging well-being and harmony with companion animals, livestock, the wilds, plants and you. www.PollyLazaron.com

Beth Marchitelli, DVM

Dr. Marchitelli received her degree from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Shortly after graduating from veterinary school, she practiced small animal medicine in Huntington, New York for ten years. She currently practices small animal medicine in Asheville, North Carolina and has done so for thBeth-Marchitelli Angel Petse last three years. She has provided veterinary care for companion animals at several animal hospitals in the Asheville area, including the Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic, Haw Creek Animal Hospital and Noah’s Arc Spay/Neuter Clinic of Brevard.

She is especially interested in providing high quality compassionate care for pets during the end of their lives as well as the families who care for them. In addition to being a certified veterinary acupuncturist she has a special interest in advanced veterinary pain management.  She is also passionate about promoting wellness care in the hopes to prevent illness in our companion animals whenever possible before it occurs.

When she is not caring for pets or the families who care for them she enjoys mountain biking, and hiking with her husband and her three dogs in beautiful Western North Carolina. Her website is www.4pawsfarewell.com

L. Leigh Meriweather

Leigh began her career in traditional medicine  practicing as a Physician Assistant in Emergency Medicine and ENT. Her immense interest in healing and spirituality lead her to become a Reiki Master Teacher, Advanced Pranic Healer and ordained non-denominational reverend. She has worked for the past 8 years as a healer, spiritual anw-picturecounselor and teacher helping people and pets with healing, end-of-life transition and grief healing. She provides workshops on learning self healing techniques as well as other spiritual topics. Her client base spans internationally. Her books ‘A Pet Comfort Book’ and ‘The Value of Honoring in Healing Grief” are currently in the process of publication. She resides in Asheville, NC with her animal companion, Mattie-noo. Her websites are www.SpiritHonoring.com and www.PetHonoring.com

Mark Neville, M.Div. Mark Neville Angel Pets

Mark W. Neville, the Four Seasons CFL Coordinator of Bereavement, Music Therapy and CAM services, brings to his position over thirty years of experience in music, counseling, spiritual care, and leadership. He graduated cum laude from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1979 and completed two years in post-graduate study in music at the same institution. In 1989 Mark earned his Master of Divinity degree and served for twelve years as a pastor and community leader.

In 2005, Mark joined Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care. At Four Seasons he has provided direct patient and family care as a spiritual care professional and clinical leadership as the director of the ALF hospice, Spiritual Care, Music Therapy, Bereavement , and Complementary and Alternative Medicine programs. He also provides leadership training in Situational Leadership, Managing Change and Transitions, and Appalachian Culture. Mark is a Reiki Master Teacher, student of Healing Touch, and herbal medicine and aromatherapy amateur.

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What a great time at the Angel Pets Conference!

“This was really an amazing event. It was helpful just to have a forum discussion and the presenters did a great job of introducing their topics and providing resources for further investigation. Really stellar!”

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“Wonderful..sweet..”

“What a thoughtful, heart-felt event.   I loved that it included the question of how to cope after pet loss, when the emotions are still so strong, but there’s often not a lot of understanding or support. “

 

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“It was well run from reception and registration…very helpful to speakers and topics to fabulous lunch to wonderful and resourceful ideas in the welcome bag”

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“Just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the conference and was so happy to have been there and a part of such a wonderful event and wonderful people. Thank you so much!”

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‘Well handled, good location/parking as well!”

 

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“Wonderful job organizing this event. It flowed smoothly, was very informative…GOOD info on resources. Thank you!”

 

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“Very well informed and prepared speakers with excellent resources and AV presentations.”

“This was such a beautiful job of representation various aspects of pet advocacy…  wonderful people and important conversations.  I was proud to have been part of this pioneering group!”

 

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“Amazing first conference”

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 “If I had not been told, I never would have known this was a first time event. The professionalism, compassion, dedication, and organization of this conference was top notch. Each topic was well thought out and each presenter did a fabulous job of making difficult subjects much easier to handle.

Each attendee received an amazing goody bag filled with resources, samples, tips, and hints which was a true delight.

It would be fantastic to see this conference presented throughout the U.S. to bring awareness to what being an advocate for your animal companions is all about.”

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Angel Pets Expo 2014

The Vendor display area will be free and open to the public during the conference from 9-5pm ~ free

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Pet Honoring

– items to help with pet loss. Such items include:Loving Transition Honoring Kit Info Sheet

Honoring Transition Kit– End-of-life time is difficult and often we are at a loss of how to help our loved one during this time. This kit is comprised of items to assist with the emotional and spiritual aspects of end of life transitions. The goal is to provide comfort, ease of transition and assist the beloved in feeling loved and cared for. It comes with an Honoring Wrap, Loving transition energy spray and Lightbody CD. We can help make the area, energy and beloved comfortable on their journey back home. It is way to bring in the sacred, honor them and show great love.

Honoring Your Pet CD

Honor Your Pet CD

(guided pet honoring memorial ceremony) – This is a guided Pet Honoring Memorial ceremony which you can play in your own time and space. The CD has an overview of what to expect and how to prepare. And when you’re ready you can play the guided memorial to have your own meaningful way to give thanks and honor your beloved pet. This can be done in the privacy of your own home for you. It is also a great thing to do as a family. It helps us transition through grief and helps with closure. There is not a lot out there to help us when we lose a beloved animal companion and family member. Something as simple as a dedicated time to say thanks and honor the love and gifts your beloved pet gave can have tremendous effects on healing our heart.

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Nancy Kay, DVM

Speaking for Spot

Speaking for Spot Book – by author and veterinarian Nancy Kay, DVM

Learn how to become a savvy medical advocate for your dog. With a sense of humor and explanations that are easy to understand, Dr. Nancy Kay provides a wealth of dog health care tips and teaches you how to navigate the expensive, complex, and often overwhelming world of veterinary medicine. Visits to your vet will never be the same!

 

Your Dog’s Best Health

Your Dog's Best HealthWith Speaking for Spot my goal was to teach you why we need to be medical advocates for our pets and how to fulfill this important role. Now, with Your Dog’s Best Health my intent is to take you to the next level by spelling out what is reasonable to expect from your vet. Included are some expectations that may just surprise you. For example, did you know that it’s reasonable to expect email communication with your vet, discussion about your Internet research, and explanations of all options for your pet, regardless of cost? In the spirit of saving the best for last, I reserved the final chapter of Your Dog’s Best Health for clarifying what is reasonable for your veterinarian to expect from you! Needless to say, visits to the vet will never be the same!

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4PawsFarewell

www.4pawsfarewell.com

4 Paws Farewell was established to enable pets to pass peacefully in the comfort of their own homes.  By using compassionate care through pet hospice and home euthanasia, your pet can be put to sleep in the comfort of your own home. Our vision is to allow this to be a readily available option to help reduce pet’s anxiety and increase their comfort during this transition.  Our goal is to provide your pet with a compassionate and dignified passing in the comfort of familiar surrounds and loved ones.  We are also dedicated to providing pet hospice to those pets that need assistance with end of life issues that may require medical attention and guidance.

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Energy Arts

NRG Arts Divine Comfort & Loving Transition Aromatic Spritzers Angel Pets Conference Door Prize

Polly Lazaron – will be displaying a variety of Energy Spritzers, including Loving Transition and Divine Comfort. Balancing sprays for mind, body and spirit of humans and other animals.  Made in harmony with Nature to offer a convenient solution that is especially beneficial for those sensitive to travel, allergens, electromagnetic fields from computers and stresses of all kinds. Safe for children, animals, rooms and perfect for supporting  medical experiences,  service work, competition and  training.

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Dylan’s Heart

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By providing financial assistance in times of critical need, Dylan’s Hearts seeks to allow veterinary medical decisions to be made based on the most favorable outcome for the animal and not by the financial distress of the animal’s caregiver.

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A Peaceful Path Pet Loss

 

A Peaceful Path Pet Loss – Experiencing the death of a loved one is commonly accepted as a valid reason for grief.  What may surprise you is how you or other people may respond when that loved one is a companion pet.   This is a loss you will feel daily, but sometimes struggle with how to process it. This workbook will allow you to validate your pain, explore why you feel this loss and help you navigate through the grief in a healthy direction.  It is designed to be a seven week study, but can be taken at your own pace.   You may find yourself laughing at memories of your first days together, or working through those “what-if’s” of those last few days.  All of these are necessary parts of the healing process and we hope you find comfort as you spend these days loving your companion, as well as yourself..

www.apeacefulpathpetloss.com

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Pet Portraits Carolyn Kipps

Pet Artist – Carolyn Kipps

Sir HenryAcrylics on Canvas! Custom portraits of your family or furry friends! My minimum size is 12″ x 12″ for $350. If you would like to have more than one pet in the painting, add $150 per pet. Please provide a clean, high-resolution digital photo fcache_801303204or me to work with. If you live close enough, I will come take pictures myself so I can meet your fur-baby! Great idea as a Gift for Birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, or Anniversaries. Contact me at (804) 405-2405. Thanks, Carolyn

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For sale at the Expo: ($350-$500)

Custom orders also available!

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Lap of Love –

Connie Cannady, DVM

Connie Cannady Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice and in home euthanasia Ashville NC

http://www.lapoflove.com/Locations-North-Carolina-Asheville?gclid=CIe4lczB070CFUoV7AodilwALw

Veterinary Hospice is a family-centered service dedicated to maintaining comfort and quality of life for the terminally ill or geriatric pet until natural death occurs or the family elects peaceful euthanasia.

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Barbara Amendola

Barbara Amendola – Celebrant, As an ordained celebrant, I legally perform traditional and alternative wedding and commitment ceremonies, as well as baby blessings and other passages. Comforting memorial services are offered for people and for beloved animal companions.  I live and work in Mill Spring, NC and I will travel anywhere in the world to celebrate you!

Braveheart Flower EssencesBarbara Braveheart Flower Essences and healing offerings are recommended for  adults, children, and their companion animals.  Gentle care for convalescing, fostered,  adopted, or sheltered animals, animals who have  suffered neglect or  abuse, senior animals, and the terminally  ill.  It  is excellent adjunct care to your trusted veterinarian’s treatment plan  for your companion.Barbara Flower essences

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Dogabeds

DogabedDogabeds –  http://dogabed.com

Pronounced Doga-bed like Yoga-bed…Dogabed is a multi-purpose device that is constructed using Yoga Mats as exterior layers, and closed cell foam cushions as interior layers, providing support and comfort for pets (or anybody). Dogabed is handmade in Weaverville, NC with Eco-friendly yoga mats (phthalate, latex, heavy metal free and produced with minimally pollutive practices). All materials are made in the USA. Dogabed LLC is proud to support local Animal Rescue Organizations. Current Colors: Brown, Red, Maroon, Orange, Olive, Sky Blue, Spruce, Pink, Purple, Blue. These colors can be used in any combination for custom orders. We ship anywhere in the Continental USA. Dogabed is inspired by our Senior Canine friends/helpers, Abby (Black Lab age 12) and Levi (Weimaraner age 11) who always stole our yoga mats while they were left out on the floor, and stole our hearts!
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When Your Dog Has Cancer

WhenYourDogHasCancer-HiRes-199x300When Your Dog Has Cancer’ – by Lola Ball

“This well organized compassionate book is one that all dog owners should read even if their dog hasn’t been diagnosed with cancer. The first chapters of Lola’s book include diagnosis and testing, types of cancer and treatment plans. Then, the real treasure of the book begins with what I consider the “nursing” parts of the book, hands on things an owner can do to care for their dog as they fight cancer. (*Book will be represented, author will not be on site)

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CarPet – Best Pet Hair Remover

The CarPET Pet Hair Remover works on virtually all animal hair: dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, hamsters, cavies etc and gathers and collects the pet hair from all soft material: upholstery, carpets, car seats, motor home furnishings, cushions, rugs, numnah and clothes. They are even used by camel owners in the Middle East to keep their rugs clean and tidy. Its robustness means that you can keep one anywhere – in the back of the car, the trailer, under the sink or perhaps behind the furniture so you can always have your CarPET Pet Hair Remover handy either as part of your regular cleaning routine or for a quick brush before your guests arrive.

Pet Hair Remover

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Limited supply available at the expo! Watch how this product REALLY works.

Angel Pets 2014 Sponsors

 

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The Lake James Community –

Lake James Angel Pets Support

A heartfelt thank you to the Lake James Community for your generous contributions to the Asheville Angel Pets Conference …. Brad & Jane Fisher, Susie & Jeff Noble, Mark & Tamara Sullivan, Chad & Katie Tracy, Steve & Janie Witte, Mitch & Phyllis Robertson, Jack & Kathleen Stein..and Gary Boarman! Thank you for your compassion in supporting this endeavor and tender care for our animal companions! Love to you!

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Door Prizes for Conference Attendees (more coming!)

Pet Honoring – Energy Healing Reiki Session ($75) – L. Leigh Meriweather – Can be used for pet or person, in-person or distance or towards any products and service of Pet Honoring or Spirit Honoring. www.PetHonoring.com

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Author Autographed copy of Speaking for Spot and Your Dog’s Best Health

Learn how to become a savvy medical advocate for your dog. With a sense of humor and explanations that are easy to understand, Dr. Nancy Kay provides a wealth of dog health care tips and teaches you how to navigate the expensive, complex, and often overwhelming world of veterinary medicine. Visits to your vet will never be the same!

Speaking for Spot

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Your Dog's Best Health By Nancy Kay, DVM

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“This well organized compassionate book is one that all dog owners should read even if their dog hasn’t been diagnosed with cancer. The first chapters of Lola’s book include diagnosis and testing, types of cancer and treatment plans. Then, the real treasure of the book begins with what I consider the “nursing” parts of the book, hands on things an owner can do to care for their dog as they fight cancer


http://www.whenyourdoghascancer.org/

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Angel Pets Conference Custom NRG Arts Spritzer Door PrizeEnergy Arts, LLC:  Custom Aromatic Spritzer – Gift Certificate

Co-created specifically for well-being of your mind, body and spirit, the aromatic spritzer contains distilled spring water, organic or wild harvested pure therapeutic quality essential oils, flower, gem and other essences. Formulated in alignment with your intention of how you’d like to benefit from your personal spritzer, your unique energetic harmony and to delight your senses. Your spritzer will be personally blessed and energetically enhanced for you. 2 fl. oz in a cobalt blue, glass bottle with mister tip. Shipping via USPS Priority Mail included. ($55 value)

 NRG Arts Divine Comfort & Loving Transition Aromatic Spritzers Angel Pets Conference Door Prize

Energy Arts, LLC:  Life Change Aromatic Spritzer Gift Set

Loving Transition and Divine Comfort (One 2 fl. oz. each)-two exquisite blends initially formulated for Pet Honoring, LLC. Currently used in veterinary clinics, hospice, rehabilitation, convalescence, homes and in any experience of any kind of life change Loving Transition aligns emotional grounding, ease with transition and feeling supported. Softly floral with a hint of spicy-woody notes. Divine Comfort offers rejuvenation and nourishment with lightly spicy-floral undertones. Encourages self-care, serenity and relief. A respite for caregivers. ($22 Value)

15 Minute Energy Arts, LLC: Telephone Consultation for You and Your Animal Companion

This consult offers your animal companion an opportunity to share their experience and perspective including end of life choices, preparing for hospice, transition and afterward. As their caregiver and human companion, the consult provides you with support and opens the conversation to questions valuable to both of you. Polly Lazaron, a certified animal communicator and spiritual counselor, has served as a bridge for animals in life change and their humans in homes, veterinary clinics, pastures, at a distance and after transition. She looks forward to and is honored to assist you and your companion. Polly thanks you for your participation in the Angel Pets Conference. (value $45)

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Signed copies of ‘Dogs Say the Darndest Things’ by Maia Kincaid

Dogs say the darndest things

www.MaiaKincaid.com

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Two cedar urns from Legacy Urns

www.legacyurn.com