SORT BY Relevancy
Today is the last show for the miniseries How to Deal With the Death of a Beloved pet. The following topics will be addressed during todays show:
Clear mind, caring heart
What are your inner resources
Volunteer and give service
Asking for and being open to support
When to get a new pet
This is the final week of this miniseries. If you have found this information helpful or wish to know more go to www.deathofmypet.com for more info
If you have a story that you wish to share send it to Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org with PET STORY in the subject line.
Below are some of the most frequent questions we get at www.deathofmypet.com We will go over the answers to these questions about pet loss and how it affects those of us who are are suffering.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT PET LOSS
& THE GRIEF OF LOSING A BEST FRIEND.
How is it possible that I am sadder with the loss of my dog than with the loss of close family members?
For many people the love and companionship of a pet may be the only or certainly the strongest bond of unconditional love they have experienced. It is also possible, like many of my clients, which you have been strong and practical while caring for ailing parents or friends. But suddenly, your best friend and closest companion is dying and it is the last straw on a pile of buried emotions. It may be that your pet was your “safe place to go and soft spot to land.”
2. I feel like I am going crazy. Am I ever going to feel normal again?
Yes, you will feel emotionally better but different than before. You will eventually remember and rejoice in the many happy times you had with your pet. You will be able to reflect on the many life lessons you shared.
3. How long will I grieve my pet?
All of our emotions are individual. When we love deeply, we grieve deeply. Grief coaches often say that it takes about a year before your loss is the first thing you think of in the morning and the last thing you think about at night.
More questions answered on call. Join us
Dr. Carolyn Shadle is an author, speaker, and trainer in interpersonal and organizational communication. She specializes in helping people listen empathetically. This is especially important when pet owners are experiencing stress related to the well being of their pet or are grieving because of the loss of a pet.
Carolyn earned her PhD. in Communication for the State University of New York at Buffalo and offers her services through her non-profit eductional corporation, Interpersonal Communication Services Inc.
She is qualified to assist individuals and businesses that wish to enjoy positive people experiences. This means finding the magic that happens when people skills are added to the technical know-how. She enjoys working with individuals who wish to enhace their interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
Through public speaking, training workshops, and writing, she addresses the elements that help professionals improve client engagement and team interaction. She works extensively with veterinarians, pet owners, and pet-related businesses.
Questions Carolyn will be asked:
1.How did you develop an interest in communication?
2.What kinds of audiences have you addressed in your writing and training?
3.What are the special needs of veterinarians and others in the pet industry with regard to communication?
4.What is the format of your training?
5.How long is a typical communication worskshop?
6.Where should one go to find your writings or schedule training?
For more information, click here.
Judy Helm Wright
12 year old Abbi has raised over 30,000 dollars for her local shelter. You will meet her, and Officer Britany Pasquale from the Tracy Animal Control will tell us how Abbi and other children are making a difference.
Gizmo and Jen will give us their update, and the founder of Bow Wow Camp will give us some dog training tips.
Find more information at www.petradioshow.com and our Facebook page.
Questions to be answered:
1. What is Pawbituary.com? What does the site offer?
2. How did you come up with Pawbituary?
3. Why is it important that we memorialize our pets in some way?
4. Do you have any tips for pet lovers who are mourning the loss of their pet?
5. What is your long term mission for Pawbituary.com?
6. Where can our viewers access Pawbituary?
Ways to get in touch with Margot:
Create your FREE Pawbituary Memorial Website at http://pawbituary.com/create
How can you heal from the trauma of a mental health crisis? Catherine G. Lucas explores how to heal at the deep levels of the psyche and soul, as revealed in her new book Coping with a Mental Health Crisis.
Catherine shares how mental distress can be a wake-up call to a happier and more fulfilling life. Drawing on a wide range of options in mental healthcare, she shows how to create an individual therapeutic path that brings together the best of mainstream and holistic approaches. Catherine's insights can also be of great assistance to friends and family of those in need of healing.
Catherine is also the author of In Case of Spiritual Emergency, is an accredited mindfulness trainer and founder of the Spiritual Crisis Network in the U.K. She is a respected international speaker on psychospiritual crisis, collaborating with others in the field, as well as speaking honestly about her own experiences.
Catherine's web site: http://www.catherine-g-lucas.com
Note: It is not the intent of this show to provide medical advice. All content is for general informational purposes only.
Program music copyrighted by Grammy award winner Larry Seyer (LarrySeyer.com), included in this podcast with his permission. Visit FrontierBeyondFear.com to learn about the inspirational outreach of this program, now in its 6th year.
Emanuela is joining us again for a chat about how it has been since her dog died, and also the euthanasia process. Find out what it can be like to connect with the animal being that is out of the body as well as some tools to make the whole process easier.
What would it be like if death was easier to deal with? Can there be a different way of looking at all of this? What is the animals point of view on death?
When Anne Kaier stopped her car on a busy road to tend to an injured cat, she had no idea how that decision would change her life. Home with Henry: A Memoir (PS Books, $15), tells the story of the slow process of domesticating Henry, the strange urban dwelling that became his home, and the bond that ultimately developed between Henry and his new human companion.
Home with Henry relates the journey Kaier and Henry take together—Kaier giving him the space and time to settle in, little by little enticing him from his hiding spot under the guest bed, introducing him to her beloved resident calico, Lucille, and finally allowing him free reign of her backyard garden. Witty and insightful, the book offers readers practical tips and suggestions about how to introduce new cats, rescue or not, to a home. It also highlights the true joy of pet ownership and the rich companionship pets can offer.
Other guests yet to be announced
23rd show of intense mayhem, with brutal offensive insanity. This is not a show for thin-skinned PC folks, rather if you are completely fed-up with people telling how to think, believe, live your life, then this show has what you need. A true extreme metal show, with absolutely no letdown!
Featuring 22 bands, and great news involving the label Depressive Illusions Records, tune in for that at the top of the show!
Updates for upcoming Sinister Death shows!
The playlist for the show is found the Facebook page Shredding Metal Beasts, under the 23nd Sinister Death show at this link: https://www.facebook.com/Shredding-Metal-Beasts-675259772549628/
The Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats socialized feral cats and kittens for adoption: taming the untamable. You will hear all about how they do this and how they are helping to end the problem. Also joining us is Paddington the hiking cat.
22nd show of intense mayhem, with brutal offensive insanity. This is not a show for thin-skinned PC folks, rather if you are completely fed-up with people telling how to think, believe, live your life, then this show has what you need. A true extreme metal show, with absolutely no letdown!
The playlist for the show is found the Facebook page Shredding Metal Beasts, under the 22nd Sinister Death show at this link: https://www.facebook.com/Shredding-Metal-Beasts-675259772549628/
We have two special guests this week with great stories. First Chopper served duty as a Navy Seal dog on the battlefield, sniffing out bombs and saving lives, and returned home with his handler to work as a therapy dog to help him ajust to civilian life. The story is being told this month in a film on the Smithsonian channel. Trevor Maroshek, Founder of the Navy Seal Dog Foundation will share the story of his film and dog Chopper, as well as how he finds service dogs for veterans.
Lori Hensley is the Director of Operations for the Coalition to Unchain Dogs in North Carolina, which helps convince people to get their dogs off chains by building them fences, helping with food and vet bills. Keeping dogs on chains 24/7 is a wide practice in the South, and Lori tells us how she is changing the mind of people by offering a solution not judgement. She was recently given an award by the ASPCA in recognition of her work.
Please visit our web site