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Soar, My Butterfly: The Animal Dying Experience

What is the One Book Every Animal Lover Should Own?


Soar, My Butterfly: The Animal Dying ExperienceSoar, My Butterfly: The Animal Dying Experience

provides knowledge, comfort and helpful tips to those who are accompanying a beloved animal companion on the journey to transition. It’s all about living well through the last breath!

Author Gail Pope, award-winning BrightHaven founder and animal wellness and hospice care expert and educator, created this simple and straightforward guide to the signs and symptoms that you may encounter during the final stages of dying—a process that may begin several months before death finally occurs—and shares what you can do to lovingly support your animal.

Paperback: $9.99
Kindle: $2.99 (free to subscribers)


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Invaluable for Pet Parents
November 25, 2015, by G. Roberts
What Barbara Karnes did for human caregivers, Gail Pope has now done for animal caregivers. This little booklet is concise and compassionate at the same time, giving detailed description of what to expect as your animal friend nears the end of life, and ways you can help ease their transition. And Ms. Pope certainly knows of what she speaks, as she and her husband have run Brighthaven, a most lovely sanctuary for elderly and special-needs animals, for over 25 years. In that time, they have cared for hundreds of animals with holistic and nutritional support and an abundance of love, honoring them not only in life but in death as well. In “Soar, My Butterfly,” Ms. Pope now shares the distillation of what they have learned from the animals’ dying processes. As more and more pet-owners consider their pets part of the family until “death do us part,” this book is absolutely invaluable.

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