It’s True, We’re Addicted to Our Dogs!

Or at least I was… And of course, this addiction is another one of the reasons losing a dog is so hard. Let me clarify and provide some suggestions for dealing with the pain of this loss. According to Tony Robbins’s Human Needs Psychology, all humans, regardless of gender, class, race or ethnicity, experience the…

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Goodbye Sara My Love

On April 22nd of this year (2016), I said goodbye to my SuperGirl, sweet Sara, SaraBoBara.  Sara was believed to be 14.5 yrs old, a beautiful, docile Shepherd mix I had gotten just two short years earlier; it was a week short of our 2 yr anniversary together in fact. When I met Sara, I…

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7 Steps to Surviving Loss

1. Mourn. You’ll grieve without giving it any thought, but mourning is putting action to your grief. Have a funeral. Plan a memorial. Journal. Make a collage. Write a poem. Create an altar of love dedicated to your dog. Do something to express your feelings and honor your sweet dog. 2. Be gentle on yourself….

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Please send your simple guide now, so I can feel re-connected to my dog and get relief from the pain I’m feeling! (If it’s not in your in-box right away, check your spam folder!)

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Why is Losing My Dog So Hard?!

There are many reasons, that for some, losing a dog can be more difficult than losing a human family member or friend. Often, we spend more time with and give more attention to our dog than anyone else. They make us laugh, comfort us when we are sad and provide constant companionship when we let…

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Living with the Whys

Why did this have to happen? Why did my dog get sick? Why did my dog have to die? Why couldn’t anything be done? Why now? Why me? Why my dog? So many questions left unanswered. Would it be better if there were answers? It’s hard to say.  The answers could lead us to learn…

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Goodbye Sara My Love On April 22nd of this year (2016), I said goodbye to my SuperGirl, sweet Sara, SaraBoBara.  Sara was believed to be 14.5 yrs old, a beautiful, docile Shepherd mix I had gotten just two short years earlier; it was a week short of our 2 yr anniversary together in fact. Read…

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Only Love Matters

My dog Ace died naturally, with me by his side, after he beautifully and lovingly said goodbye.  And I am so grateful that it happened that way. But Ace is the only dog I’ve had who has died this way. Every other dog in my life was euthanized, and so I’ve also experienced the other…

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Ace’s Story

Ace’s and my story is truly a tale of love, destiny, good fortune and fate. The full story can be read in my upcoming book, Ace: Extraordinary Life, Extraordinary Death, but here are some highlights, so you can get a sense of my love for this dog and the relationship we shared.

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Could Hospice be Right for You & Your Dog?

For many people, I believe most people, when they think of their dog dying, they anticipate that there will come a time when they’ll be faced with the decision of when to euthanize. It seems to be a given and is highly accepted as such. And it’s fair to add that for most people this…

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