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Hospice of Humboldt wins Program of the Year Award

Congratulations to Hospice of Humboldt in Eureka, CA for being selected as the 2020 Pet Peace of Mind Program of the Year! Hospice of Humboldt was one of the first PPOM partners, launching their program in 2009. The longevity and steadfastness of their program is remarkable and demonstrates the importance they place of the PPOM [...]

2020-10-30T21:02:18+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Pet Peace of Mind Board Member Publishes Book

Mark Cushing, a member of our board of directors, has published a book on pet ownership in the US and how it affects our lives. His book includes a mention of Pet Peace of Mind. How did America become a nation of adoring pet owners with dogs and cats everywhere? That’s the mystery that piqued [...]

2020-10-28T19:46:12+00:00October 28th, 2020|Stories|

Pet Peace of Mind Volunteer Wins National Award

We are delighted to announce that Cynthia “Shanon” Zeisloft is the chosen recipient of the My NHPCO 2020 Volunteers Are the Foundation of Hospice Award in the category of Specialized Volunteer Services for Pet Therapy services and Pet Peace of Mind. There were over 260 nominations nationally. Shanon is a volunteer at Columbus Hospice of [...]

2020-10-21T18:00:44+00:00October 21st, 2020|Stories|

Helping Patients and Pets During the COVID-19 Crisis

Pet Peace of Mind volunteers are still finding many ways to support the bond of love between patients and their pets while maintaining social distancing guidelines. Across the country they are busy finding new forever homes for orphaned pets, dropping off pet food, and transporting pets in need of veterinary and grooming care. Jake, a [...]

2020-06-06T02:23:34+00:00June 6th, 2020|Stories|

Welcome New Partners!

The Pet Peace of Mind board and staff would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest members of the Pet Peace of Mind family. Several of our newest partners are the first programs in the states of Alaska, Utah, Arizona, and Rhode Island! We also extend heartfelt thanks to the hundreds of volunteers [...]

2020-03-12T03:46:15+00:00March 12th, 2020|Stories|

Odie Visits Capitol Hill

Pet Peace of Mind was honored to be included in the We Are Hospice event hosted by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, January 15 in Washington, DC.  It was a chance to showcase the many facets of hospice care and to discuss policy issues with members of Congress. Bon Secours Hospice, our partner of [...]

2020-06-21T05:37:12+00:00February 12th, 2020|Stories|

Hospice Doctor’s Adoption Story Wins Grant Award

Each year, Petco Foundation celebrates the big and small ways pet brighten our lives through their Holiday Wishes grant awards campaign. Adopters are invited to share their stories about the pets they adopted through nonprofit organizations and how the adoption changed their lives. Pet Peace of Mind was fortunate enough to have five story submissions [...]

2019-12-24T04:00:46+00:00December 24th, 2019|Stories|

Suncoast Hospice Wins 2019 Pet Peace of Mind Program of the Year Award

Pet Peace of Mind is delighted to announce the 2019 Pet Peace of Mind Program of the Year winner, Suncoast Hospice in Clearwater, Florida. The award was presented in November to Alicia Lawler, Suncoast Hospice Senior Volunteer Coordinator, at the NHPCO Interdisciplinary Conference in Orlando, FL. Suncoast Hospice has been a Pet Peace of Mind [...]

2019-12-14T15:49:19+00:00December 14th, 2019|Stories|