What if the dogs had been left to fend for themselves for days – no food, water, no meds? This happens to a lot of animals. What if no one wanted to take them? Do you send two senior, special needs, sometimes incontinent, yet extremely spry and happy dogs to a shelter?Read More
Author: Adina Silberstein
I love my ex. I really do. Jordan and I aren’t in love anymore but we are still each other’s family. Though our break up wasn’t without paralyzing pain, the foundation of mutual love and respect still exists and we still share our greatest joys and sorrows with one another. And we share our dog. You hear nightmare stories of doggie-parents breaking up and suing one another for custody. Even worse – dogs being abandoned to shelters because no amicable agreement can be made with regard to their care. I became so aware of the need for shared-custody arrangements...Read More
The OKCupid notification came through telling me I had an email from Sam* while I was out on a date with Josh. Frankly, Josh wasn’t anything to write home about, so Sam’s email, telling me he lived just one neighborhood over from me and was available the very next night, seemed perfect. We met that Sunday, on what turned into an almost seven-hour date. Conversation flowed, flirting was mutual, and I could put a check mark next to nearly every box I have in my mind for what I want in a new partner. We talked about our professions...Read More
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Looking for a Pet Loss Support Group to help ease your pain from losing a member of the family?
Queenie's Pets Northwest Phila Pet Loss and Grief Support Group provides support for pet loss and bereavement. This is a safe place to share your grief. Get support from those who really understand what you're going through.
Is your pet near end of life?
Our group also discusses how to care for aging and/or ailing pets. We provide support for dealing with your pet's terminal illness and can offer information on hospice and palliative care options. We also discuss decision-making at the end of life. Our meetings also are a resource for information on holistic treatment, nutrition, family preparedness, funerals, and memorializations.
Pets are not only part of our families but part of our community. Their lives and deaths are important! Our hope, as a support group, is to create and offer a safe space to grieve, heal, and learn.