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Explore our resources about the journey of losing a pet,
from signs of aging to creative memorialization ideas.

  • At first, we thought, what could be "joyful" about taking pictures of our dying dog and were very reluctant. He had only about 2-3 weeks left and our emotions were raw. We saw Sarah's work . . . read more read more

  • Jason and I are sad to report that we have a Boxer-shaped hole in our hearts. The brain tumor Talia was diagnosed with in January recently caught up with her. We let her go yesterday . . . read more read more

    Jason & Jen
  • I. Love. The. Pictures. I honestly do not know how to thank you for them, I look at them every night. Seriously, I do. Thank you so much for fitting us in and making it . . . read more read more

  • Oh Sarah, what would be the right word . . . they're simply remarkable. Harry's personality came through just so well. I can't tell you how much they mean to me now and how many . . . read more read more

  • I want to thank you so much for the photos you took of Scrappy and I. It was a wonderful experience that the two of us had together. Scrappy passed away on Wednesday. He took . . . read more read more


Recent Blog Posts

Noah the Pug, gone but never forgotten

By Ruthless Photos |

Despite the fact that she owns seven dogs and has experienced losing a dog many times, Noah's sudden passing has been very difficult for his owner. She'd only owned him for four short years, but he . . . read more

Essential Oils for Pets

By Joy Session® |

You may have heard about essential oils, like Young Living, or doTERRA, that are being used in everything from tea and food, to beauty products and room sprays. Did you know that essential oils can also . . . read more

Grooming Tips for Older Pets

By Joy Session® |

As our pets grow older, their grooming needs may change as well. Arthritis or other pain could make brushing or handling them uncomfortable, or they may not be able to stand for the amount of . . . read more

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