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Pet Peace of Mind Helps Patients with Pets Focus on Quality of Life

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care. Hospice is not a place but is high-quality care that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative [...]

November 1st, 2017|News|

Helping a beloved pet remain with loved ones when they need her most

Here is a heartwarming story from our partner, Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, in Bluffton, South Carolina. "The staff enjoyed visiting with sweet little Cocoa, a Pomeranian belonging to one of our patients.  Cocoa's family was facing struggle and hardship. Both her owner's husband and brother had been diagnosed with terminal illnesses in a short period [...]

August 15th, 2017|Stories|

New Pet Peace of Mind Program Partners with Vet Schools

  New Pet Peace of Mind Program Partners with Vet Schools Pet Peace of Mind is launching a new athletic fundraising channel to support the organization.  Team Pet Peace of Mind is driven by Pet Peace of Mind Board Member Dr. Mia Cary, Chief Collaboration Officer at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC). “We are engaging veterinary [...]

August 8th, 2017|Stories|

Help us Bark the Vote!

  Pet Peace of Mind Selected as Finalist in National Competition Pet Peace of Mind has been selected as one of three finalists in the nonprofit category for the 2017 Veterinary Innovation Council’s VIC Innovation Awards.  The goals of this award program are to recognize, cultivate, and celebrate innovation in the veterinary profession and animal [...]

August 8th, 2017|Stories|

Austin Man Wins Volunteer of the Year Award

Selected from more than two dozen entries, the Pet Peace of Mind selection committee is pleased to award its first ever Volunteer of the Year award to Hospice Austin volunteer, Ed Yarbrough. Each of the nominees demonstrated a deep love for pets and an enduring desire to help patients maintain the bond they shared with [...]

April 29th, 2017|Volunteer Stories|

Hospice Volunteer Helps Patient Preserve Bond with Pet

Jake Bohannan works full-time and is studying for medical school entrance exams. Wanting to help patients and families, he became a hospice volunteer for TrustBridge Hospice in Palm Beach and Broward Counties, Florida. His Pet Peace of Mind assignment brought him into the lives of Savannah, Harry, and Rita Weishaar.  As Harry’s illness progressed, his [...]

December 22nd, 2016|Stories|

Pet Peace of Mind is a gift for my dog – and for me

By Elizabeth Pawlak When I began home hospice with JourneyCare a year ago, I did not expect that I had much time left due to my end-stage COPD. One of my top concerns was my pitbull, Coal. I rescued her from a shelter as a 6- month-old puppy, and she has been my constant companion [...]

September 27th, 2016|Stories|

Pet Peace of Mind Helps Sharon Spend Final Hours with Her Dogs

When Sharon went on hospice, one of her greatest concerns was being able to spend her remaining days with her treasured pets, Shelby and Yogi.    Watch this compelling video produced by our friends at National Hospice & Palliative Care Association to see how our program partner, Suncoast Hospice, made Sharon's wish come true.   [...]

April 20th, 2016|Stories|