My Animal is Dying – Can You Help Me Please?

BrightHaven is unique because of the way we work and the results we get. Our Menu for Healing, which is the foundation of our work, focuses on the best quality of life at all stages, all the way to the most peaceful and loving dying process. The goal is to achieve optimal balance of body, … Read more

Have You Seen Our New Facebook Feature?

Mr. Magoo the cat

As part of our 2016 education program expansion plans of sharing with the community what we’ve learned over the years from BrightHaven’s wise and wonderful animal teachers, we’ve started an exciting new weekly feature on our two Facebook pages. You will learn about holistic medicine and animal hospice the BrightHaven way! What Our New Weekly … Read more

Celebrating the Life of a BrightHaven Lion

Gail Pope’s heartfelt farewell (see below) to Tarka clearly shows BrightHaven’s key tenets, which also apply to animal hospice care: Animals are sentient beings, capable of conscious awareness, feeling and suffering. They deserve an environment and conditions that allow them to achieve a state of well being throughout their entire lives. Animals are always true … Read more

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

The BrightHaven Animals Know All About Love!

This photo of cherished BrightHaven legends Joey (left) and Sammi truly radiates unconditional love. At BrightHaven, we believe that love is such an essential, transformative and powerful healing force, we celebrate it each and every day! The unquestionable understanding of the importance of love to living a full life is but one example of the … Read more

What Makes BrightHaven So Unique?

Ollie with bone with Alfie behind

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

New Year, Expanding Education Program–Will You Help?

Howard & Tony

The start of a new year is the perfect time to dream big and focus on exciting goals and priorities. BrightHaven’s primary goal for 2016 is to expand our education program. We wish to share with the community what we’ve learned over the years from our wise and wonderful animal teachers. It’s all about living … Read more

What is the One Book Every Animal Lover Should Own?

Soar, 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! Purchase a copy for you and for all of the animal lovers in your life. This book is truly … Read more

Welcome to the New BrightHaven.org Website!

We are thrilled to introduce our new website to you. We redesigned it so you can easily find the information you seek, to help you help the wonderful animals of the world and in your life. BrightHaven continues our dedication to “giving animals the gift of tomorrow” by providing rescue and sanctuary to animals in … Read more