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 [...]

2020-02-12T04:18:56+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 national conference in Orlando, FL.    The [...]

2018-02-21T03:17:40+00:00February 14th, 2018|Stories|

Offering comfort to loved ones during a difficult time

This week, we share a story from Pet Peace of Mind partner, Hospice Savannah in Savannah, GA.  "Mr. F. was a 61-year-old father and home-care patient who was eventually admitted to our inpatient facility for acute symptoms. Volunteer coordinator Christy Fulcher invited his family to bring their German Shepherd, Sadie to spend time with the patient. [...]

2017-09-08T18:44:00+00:00September 8th, 2017|Stories|

A Life of Grace

We share a heartfelt story from our Pet Peace of Mind partner, Hospice of San Luis Obispo County, about a client's pet named Gracie. Gracie's human mom was diagnosed with cancer and became too ill to take care of Gracie. She requested a PPOM volunteer to assist with walking Gracie and other tasks. Eventually Gracie’s mom [...]

2017-08-31T21:09:51+00:00August 31st, 2017|Stories|