When caring for an older pet, you’re not alone

As Seattleites, many of our families include dogs, cats and the scatterings of many other types of pets.  For most of us, our dedications to them is  unwavering, even when the days of romping in the hills have begun to wane.

It’s natural to feel the stress and uncertainty of caring for an older pet and even those pets who are preparing to ‘cross the rainbow bridge’.

That’s why a group of volunteers formed AHELP – Animal Hospice and End-of-Life Palliative Care Project.  AHELP is holding an open house to connect people with resources in the community.  See the details below or at AHELP’s website.

AHELP Project’s 2nd Friendship Day Open House

“ENHANCE YOUR LOVING BOND”

 Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Education Room at Seattle Veterinary Specialists, 11814 115th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034

 Meet the AHELP community of animal lovers, service providers and veterinarians at a pet friendly event celebrating your relationship with your animal friend.

 

Talk with AHELP Professional Network members who will:

  • Teach you how to comfort your animal through massage, Tellington TTouch, reiki, and more. We will have opportunities for you and your animal to sample these modalities.
  • Encourage you to tap into your intuition for effective decision making.
  • Show you how to focus on your emotional wellness to promote daily functioning and healing. We will offer resources for you to be ready when you need it most.

For more information, see the AHELP website at ahelpproject.org

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