Have You Planned for Your Pets After You’re Gone?

Have You Planned for Your Pets After You’re Gone? I was recently contacted by Freyda, a 78-year-old single lady in Queens, New York, who is worried about what will happen to her pussycat when she is gone. Freyda is in good health, but it’s inevitable that her all-black kitty Maisie, who is only 6 years […]

Honor Your Grief for a Departed Pet

How do we come to terms with losing a beloved pet?  The heartbreak is visceral, and the process of grieving takes time. Thankfully, there are some lovely, meaningful ways to memorialize our pets. On my show The Bond I interviewed Julie Delsoldato, the creator of The Golden Bead in Vermont, about how having a keepsake […]

Sometimes Saying Goodbye Isn’t So Sad

Sometimes Saying Goodbye Isn’t So Sad I had to say goodbye to my old Collie-mix dog Jazzy this weekend. People were feeling sorry for me when I told them my vet had come to put her to sleep — but I wasn’t sad. It was such a relief for me and for Jazzy — to […]

A Farewell Toast to Dr. Donna’s Little “Bestie” Morgan

A Farewell Toast to Dr. Donna’s Little “Bestie” Morgan In the years I have been associated with Halo and had the pleasure of sharing my thoughts with you all, I have had the additional pleasure of becoming good friends with Dr. Donna Spector, Halo’s veterinary advisor. I have also had the privilege of learning from […]

Another Trip Over The Rainbow Bridge

Another Trip Over The Rainbow Bridge It has been a Spring of sadness and loss in my world — my older rescued Weimaraner, Scooby Doo, gave up the ghost himself, soon after I lost my youngest Weimaraner, Teddy, to a fast and brutal death from cancer. It was heart breaking for me to witness the […]