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

  • Just writing to let you know that we had to say goodbye to Itch this weekend. It was very sudden and happened very quickly; It was a complication with his heart disease that made us . . . read more read more

  • Oh, these are absolutely beautiful!! (brought tears to my eyes!) Also, I wanted to let you know that the timing was perfect. I was so lucky to get that session in before all those storms! . . . read more read more

  • 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 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

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

The Lukas Project, a hospice fostering program

By Joy Session® |

I'm very happy to share this week's featured organization, Pet Project Rescue (PPR) and their Lukas Project hospice foster program. PPR is a Minneapolis, Minnesota based nonprofit organization that specialized in foster-based hospice care for . . . read more

All The Kisses For Miss Dottie

By KME Photography |

Dottie knew how to wear kisses well and she got lots of them during her photo shoot!   I think we had to wash her face off a couple times from all the fantastic lipstick . . . read more

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