Nobody talks much about what happens after a pet dies. Most grieve privately. It’s just what we do. We feel the loss deeply but there’s more beyond that. There’s time, time that we fill with healing, memorializing, celebration of lives, pictures, memories, scrap booking, stories to be told and re-told, a lifetime of feel good […]
Here at Paws Into Grace, it’s our mission to help pet parents in the San Diego area say “goodbye” to their pets in a way that’s just as special as the first time they said “hello.” We understand that the decision to euthanize a pet is a very difficult one, especially if he or she […]
Playing Pet Detective sounds like fun but when it comes to end of life care for our beloved pets, playing detective when it comes to pain management is anything but fun and hardly a diagnostic tool for quality of life and palliative care.
In life we struggle and stumble along the way and at different times, we all face a battle of some sort. I was no different other than perhaps I entered the trenches earlier than most. When I was eleven my mother lost her fight for life. The impact was immeasurable. I was propelled forward into […]
Have you ever thought about hospice for your pet? Your vet may have talked to you about the three stages of your pet’s life: puppy, adult and geriatric. But what about the fourth stage: the end of life stage? What is Animal Hospice? Pet hospice is often misunderstood as only being about the actual end […]
Honoring a pet’s life rather than mourn their passing sounds easy to do, right? Well, for deeply bonded pet parents, this is not always the case, try as hard as we might, because for us – losing a pet is much the same as losing a child, and sometimes more complicated, because if others don’t […]