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.

Unexpected Feelings of Pet Loss Grief

The unexpected feelings of pet loss grief can change everything you do on a daily basis. Whether you are familiar or not familiar with the normal emotions of grief and loss keep in mind that the variety and expansiveness of the emotions can be difficult to manage. Each sensation or sentiment is [...]

By |2021-03-03T09:02:54-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Unexpected Feelings of Pet Loss Grief

Thank You A Pet Loss Poem

Giving Thanks  Your stare goes right through me, Laser like, Scanning my field, The unperturbable space between me and you. You check my emotional overcoat, Survey my time-worn undergarments, And reflect back just what I need. I can never quite fathom your depth, How much you can know about me so quickly, [...]

By |2021-01-08T01:19:55-05:00February 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Thank You A Pet Loss Poem

Gratitude A Pet Loss Poem

Gratitude A Pet Loss Poem  Feathered speckled down Like a warm, gentle breeze, You brush my face with your fur. More than anything I feel your presence, Listen to your breath, Sense your aliveness, Your love. A compassionate soul like yours I have never known before. How can you look at me [...]

By |2021-01-04T11:56:07-05:00January 4th, 2021|Blog, Pet Loss Poem|Comments Off on Gratitude A Pet Loss Poem

Kindness During Pet Loss Grief

Kindness during pet loss grief during the holidays can be challenging. Throughout your journey you may experience the sensation that your heart is numb and lost. As if it doesn’t have boundaries anymore and all the love is pouring out. And you find yourself rushing to find ways to patch it up [...]

By |2020-12-16T16:28:17-05:00December 16th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Kindness During Pet Loss Grief
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