About Wendy V

Wendy Van de Poll is a pioneering leader in the field of pet loss grief support and the human-animal bond. As a bestselling author, speaker and coach, she has passionately devoted her life to the mission of increasing the quality of life between animals and people. Wendy has run with wild wolves in Minnesota, coyotes in Massachusetts and foxes in her backyard. She is the founder of Center for Pet Loss Grief and appears as a guest blogger on Sixty and Me as well as others.

Memorial Video for Pet Loss Grief

A memorial video can be a wonderful and moving way to pay lasting tribute to your pet. The realization your pet is no longer with you can be challenging and difficult. In fact, you might even fear that your memory of them will fade away. I have found one of the best ways to get [...]

By | 2017-08-15T12:38:47+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Blog, Sixty and Me Blog|0 Comments

Compassion Fatigue in Veterinarians and Pet Professionals

Compassion Fatigue in Veterinarians and Pet Professionals is Real! Do you have a client that just received the news their pet is terminally ill, has died tragically, or is dealing with pet loss grief? And how many times have you had to deliver the news yourself? You don’t know what to say, but you want [...]

By | 2017-08-12T11:10:32+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Blog, Pet Care Professionals|Comments Off on Compassion Fatigue in Veterinarians and Pet Professionals

Supporting Grandchildren with Pet Loss

Supporting Grandchildren With Pet Loss When supporting grandchildren with pet loss they may look to you to help them through their feelings of grief and mourning. Here are 5-Tips to help them understand that death is normal. There are many ways that you can support your grandchild with pet loss. These five tips are the [...]

By | 2017-05-29T12:51:23+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Blog, Sixty and Me Blog|Comments Off on Supporting Grandchildren with Pet Loss

Pet Loss Grief Over Sixty… How Do You Recover?

Pet Loss Grief Over Sixty and How you Can Recover Pet loss grief over sixty for anyone is tough but as a woman over 60, having a pet in your life can give you boundless love and happiness. You probably don’t need anyone telling you that the love you have for your pet is special. [...]

By | 2017-03-10T13:54:19+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Blog, Sixty and Me Blog|Comments Off on Pet Loss Grief Over Sixty… How Do You Recover?