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|

Pet Peace of Mind Receives $50,000 PetSmart Charities® Grant to Help Patients with Pets Focus on Quality of Life

Pet Peace of Mind, Inc. recently received a $50,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, designed to help keep more people and pets together. When people are experiencing life changes and challenges such as serious or terminal illness, having a pet can add an extra layer of complexity and concern. [...]

2018-12-21T23:22:50+00:00December 21st, 2018|Stories|

Pet Peace of Mind Receives National VIC Innovation Award

Pet Peace of Mind, the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping hospice and palliative care organizations meet the needs of their patients with pets, was awarded the 2017 VIC Innovation Award for Nonprofit Innovation from the Veterinary Innovation Council (VIC).  The award was presented during the VMX na