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 and were amazed - these beautiful pets all looked so happy and vital. We decided to go ahead and do a Joy Session® with Sarah Beth hoping we'd find some comfort in the process. We allowed Satchmo to play in the yard with his ball . . . and he just came to life!! He seemed so young and playful again - this left us with a beautiful and lasting memory, which was so important to us during such a sad time. It was a wonderful experience.