You have been a part of our family for over 15 years. You have been with us every day. You have watched us all grow and change. (Click “Moby” to read more…)
Many people underestimate the tremendous strength of the bond between people and their pets, and what a devastating impact the loss of that pet can be when the time comes to say goodbye.
What a wonderful journey we’ve had. From the gorgeous little fluff ball we first laid eyes on at 3 weeks old to the beautiful, hand-picked champion you became. With a mom named Ariel and a dad named Hawkeye, we knew you were meant for our family. You would complete the pack. (Click “Kisses” to read more…)
The most common options for body care are cremation or burial. In contrast to human cremations, companion animals can not only be cremated 100% alone but also with other animals partitioned by space, bricks or small divider, or in a communal group. 100% Private cremation is just that — one animal in the cremation unit at a time.
OUR GUEST BLOGGER is Joy Davy a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Hinsdale, Illinois. Her life’s work is to help people gain balance, achieve emotional healing, improve self-esteem, resolve childhood issues, and enrich relationships. Areas of special interest include “new mother issues” such as postpartum depression, pet bereavement, challenges for the family members of the […]
I often speak of Dogs. Dogs that I love. Dogs for whom I have great affection.. While it is true that they all have a place in my heart, there is but one Dog who owns it. She wears the crown that sits atop my heart. She has worn it always. She wears it still. My Queen with a Kings name. My Elvis. (Click “Elvis” to read more..)
Yahooie, you will be missed! You brought such joy to our family. After, all you were the first kid we had. Ben, Charlie and Audrey never knew life without you around. It was so tough saying goodbye but we will always have our memories of you. (Click “Yahooie” to read more…)
Everybody wonders if the surviving members of the furry clan will be traumatized by witnessing the euthanasia of their buddy. Animals are incredibly sensitive and intuitive. They are very in touch with how they are feeling and how others around them are feeling. When they are strongly bonded with their human family, they pick up […]
My Brandy Lee was a beautiful Shepard mix with such a docile personality. She was never in a bad mood and always ready to cuddle. (Click “Brandy Lee” to read more…)
Compassionate Heart is dedicated to the provision of gentle and peaceful euthanasia at home. Performing our services within the comforts of a family’s home often means more friends, pets and family members, including children, will be present for the euthanasia. So, this begs the questions: Should children be present? How can knowing about euthanasia be helpful for them? Should children be present during a euthanasia? […]