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HOW LOSING A PET

CAN MAKE YOU STRONGER

A NY Times article on how the process of acceptance and letting go builds the resilience necessary to navigate an array of life’s obstacles. Check out Rev. K’s quote towards the end!

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ANXIETY & THE POWER OF CONNECTION

Keeping a strong connection can promote healing.

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HELPFUL VIDEOS

Explore Rev. Kaleel’s supportive series on working through the difficult experience of losing a beloved pet.

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HOW DO YOU

COUNSEL OLDER PEOPLE IN GRIEF

OVER LOSING A PET?

The grief that comes when seniors lose a pet to death, or due to the inability to continue to care for it.

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GRIEF, LOSS AND ANIMALS IN THE PANDEMIC

How is grieving especially different or more challenging should you lose a pet during this time of quarantine?

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PETS AND THE AFTERLIFE

Prose by Rev. K pondering questions about what happens to our pets after they die.

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PET TIP VIDEOS

Fun tips and tricks on understanding your pet and strengthening your relationship with them.

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COPING WITH THE

LOSS OF A PET

DURING THE HOLIDAYS

When you’ve lost a pet, the holidays can be a difficult time.  Here’s how to work through your grief and enjoy the season to the best of your ability.

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LOVE, GRIEF AND THE VETERINARIAN

Follow the link below to read Kaleel‘s new article about pet loss through a veterinarian‘s eyes... and heart.

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NEWSLETTER

ARCHIVES

Browse past Animal Talks e-newsletters containing a variety of news and informative topics.

Photo © Judith Robichard, The Boston Globe

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ANIMAL WISDOM: A BOOK FOR ALL TIMES

A review of the amazing book Animal Wisdom (or, just how do animals travel long distances to get back home?), by Dr. Linda Bender.

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IS ONE EVER TOO

OLD TO HAVE A PET COMPANION?

A discussion on the benefits and risks of caring for pets as we age.

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THE HEALING

POWER

OF GRIEF

Teach your children and yourself about the power of grief to heal.

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WHEN THE BOND BREAKS: WHEN OUR PETS LEAVE US

Grieving the Animals We Love, and How We Help

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DON’T BLAME GOD

An editorial on the relationship between animal cruelty and infectious diseases.

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UNCONDITIONAL LOVE STORIES

Practicing vet, TV personality and host Dr. Scott Miller opens up with guest Rev. K in this special episode on what our pets really mean to us.

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REGRET, GUILT, AND SHAME

Although many of us use these terms interchangeably, Kaleel sees a difference and discusses why.

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Q & A WITH REV. K

Drop in on a Q & A session with Kaleel and a reporter from Animal Forum on issues facing pet lovers in the time of coronavirus.

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A JOURNEY THROUGH PET LOSS AND GRIEF

This book reflects the path from hurt of losing your animal companion to healing. It offers words of comfort during a painful time through poetry and guidance. 

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THE BOOK, THE FOX, AND THE BOY

A review of and short audio clip from PAX, by Sara Pennypacker 

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OUR ANIMALS:

OUR GUIDES TO HAPPINESS

Discover how animal communication and contact can enhance your life, your relationships, and unlock the vast potential for happiness we hold.

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I REMEMBER

A short poem by Rev. K