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Pets as Partners…Lessons for life

Mattie flopped her head on me the other day. She actually does this quite a lot. It is one of my favorite things, mostly because there is such an expression of affection and tenderness. My heart melts every time. This time though, she looked up and held her gaze a little longer. I felt the … Continue reading Pets as Partners…Lessons for life

Animal Reiki in Review: A Reiki Master’s perspective

Animals benefit from Reiki just like people do. In cases of injury, anxiety or digestive upset, Reiki can be a great tool for helping our pets’ internal processes get back to their natural, balanced state. Even better, we don’t have to know what’s going on with them for healing to happen. So, in the case … Continue reading Animal Reiki in Review: A Reiki Master’s perspective

Phoenix Landing Foundation: How Parrots are helped

Did you know that many parrots can live for decades? Even small birds, like cockatiels or conures, might live 30 years. Larger birds, like macaws, might live 80 or more. Because of their longevity, parrots often need a succession of good homes. That is why Phoenix Landing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the welfare … Continue reading Phoenix Landing Foundation: How Parrots are helped

The Missing Element in Healing from Pet Loss

How many of us feel empty and at a loss after we lose a beloved pet? It can be devastating and there can even be a void that remains for years and years. I see it every day and have experienced it deeply myself.  The simple fact is that pets have entered our lives. They … Continue reading The Missing Element in Healing from Pet Loss

The Joys of Pet Therapy…and the Story of Shiloh

Ever wonder about becoming involved with pet therapy? What is it like? How can it make a difference? Would my dog be good at it? Therapy dogs come in all shapes, sizes, and breeds, including both purebreds and mixed breeds. If your canine is well-mannered, well-behaved, and enjoys meeting people; volunteer pet therapy is a … Continue reading The Joys of Pet Therapy…and the Story of Shiloh

Rock Solid Remembrances

Losing a pet is one of the most difficult times we may go through. Healing after pet loss is difficult. It is a long and tough process. One thing which can help tremendously, is having a way to have a long and lasting remembrance of your pet. A great way to do this is to … Continue reading Rock Solid Remembrances

Faulty Leashes can Catch us by Surprise

Ever worry about your dog’s leash becoming undone? Has it ever happened to you? It happened to us. It’s a dangerous and scary situation. Here is our story and why we created the safest latch out there! We never knew that traditional dog leashes could open on their own. We always thought our dogs were … Continue reading Faulty Leashes can Catch us by Surprise

Animal Communication can Help Healing

 Animal Communication can Help Healing One of the most common reasons clients contact an animal communicator is when their pet is aging or struggling with a health issue. Communication with your animal when they are recovering from surgery, are ill can help with the difficult and often agonizing decisions that may need to be made. … Continue reading Animal Communication can Help Healing

Angel Pets Conference 2019 Review

  Angel Pets Conference 2019 – Asheville, Saturday, June 8th at the Renaissance Hotel, 8-5p.m This pioneering, unique, and much-needed conference covered many topics on senior pet care needs, end-of-life care, caregiver support and grief healing. The conference highlights important medical topics for senior animal needs and resources, assessing animal quality-of-life, explaining animal hospice and … Continue reading Angel Pets Conference 2019 Review

Angel Pets Opening: Eye-rolling, Yoga and Love.

Hi. I wanted to share the opening of the Angel Pets Conference. It gives some background of the depth and perspective of these events. It applies to all who love pets. Hi and welcome. Isn’t this lovely? Isn’t this wonderful? I am so proud of this conference and everyone being here and coming together to … Continue reading Angel Pets Opening: Eye-rolling, Yoga and Love.

Angel Pets Expo 2019 Review

Angel Pets Expo 2019 June 8th, 2019,  10-6pm Downtown Asheville, NC Hundreds of people from all over the region attended to see and network with over 40 Vendors. Forty pet vendors related to supportive pet care products and services, nutritional pet supplements, canine rehab specialists, pet trainers, senior pet needs, end-of-life care, caregiver support, artists, … Continue reading Angel Pets Expo 2019 Review

Detecting Animal Cancer Early

Detecting Animal Cancer Early Angel Pet Expo Blog 2019 – Submitted by Animal Hospital North Asheville We need your help to beat cancer! Early detection, diagnosis and treatment are critical to obtaining a positive result. Over 60% of cancers are curable. We want to get that percentage even higher. Every lump and bump is suspect … Continue reading Detecting Animal Cancer Early

Death, forgiveness, the wind and healing

  Angel Pets Blog article submitted by Patty Summers Gandalf, the African Grey, keeps calling her name every morning. At first, hearing him calling her stung my heart and brought hot tears from my eyes. He loved the mackerel tabby as much as we did.  I’d often pick up our lovely Jaylah and hold her … Continue reading Death, forgiveness, the wind and healing

A Deeper Look into Pet Loss

Angel Pets Expo Blog Article A Deeper Look into Pet Loss submitted by Kathy Link, LCSW, LCAS Social Worker Four Seasons, a Hospice Center and Pet Loss Resource We don’t have to look very far to see the deep connections that we have with our pets here in Western North Carolina. There are dog-friendly restaurants, … Continue reading A Deeper Look into Pet Loss

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.  … Continue reading Angel Pets 2014 Follow up