Welcome to BrightHaven’s New Online Learning Series!

Welcome to BrightHaven’s New Online Learning Series!

In the The BrightHaven Guide to Animal Hospice series, BrightHaven Co-Founders Gail and Richard Pope are thrilled to share what they’ve learned since 1990 by following the wisdom of the animals. It’s all about living well through the last breath! We’ve partnered with e-trainingfordogs.com to make this material available in an online, self-paced format. BrightHaven … Read more…

What a Beautiful Cat Taught Us About Natural Death

What a Beautiful Cat Taught Us About Natural Death

Once again, one of our animals helped to shift our thinking and led us to the natural path of death, which became part of BrightHaven’s Menu for Healing. BrightHaven’s Gail Pope shares Mariah’s story: “In BrightHaven’s early years there was no such thing as natural death for us, as we believed euthanasia was always the … Read more…

What Makes BrightHaven So Unique?

What Makes BrightHaven So Unique?

The expansion of our education program is a great time to revisit the foundational principles that make BrightHaven so unique—it’s all about the way we work and the results we get! Our Menu for Healing Since 1990, our approach to animal health and well being has gradually shifted from a completely conventional approach to a … Read more…

The Beautiful Life Lessons I Learned from a Hospice Cat

The Beautiful Life Lessons I Learned from a Hospice Cat

Since Kathleen Prasad taught her first animal Reiki workshop at BrightHaven in 2004, this gentle, healing practice has become an integral part of BrightHaven life. What is animal Reiki? It’s essentially meditating with your animals. But in a broader sense, Reiki is a spiritual system cultivating compassionate intention, which in turn may bring about healing … Read more…