122: Your Pets, Death, and Dying: Lorrie Shaw Talks Hospice, Fear Free, & Her Cat Silver

Lorrie Shaw tackles the difficult issue of Death and Dying in today’s episode. She also discusses the Fear Free movement.

The incredible Lorrie Shaw owns a pet sitting service in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area called Professional Pet Sitting. She is also a writer with her own blog entitled, “Animals Unfolded.” Lorrie is one of our favorite guests, spreading knowledge about animal behavior and care, and making it more accessible to the masses.

Lorrie Shaw Resources

Spelling Bee word!

Palliative is relieving pain without dealing with the cause of the condition.

Resources

  • Debbie Jacobs is founder of Fearful Dogs http://fearfuldogs.com
  • Dr. Marty Becker is founder of the Fear Free initiative https://fearfreepets.com
  • Lorrie mentions several pheromone or nutraceutical solutions for reducing your pet’s anxiety
    • Feliway by Comfort Zone
    • Adaptil by Comfort Zone
    • Zylkene by Vetoquinol

Other Resources not discussed in the episode

Thanks to Drew Ackerman, host of the Sleep With Me podcast, for connecting us with Lorrie. Drew’s podcast helps with insomnia and other forms of sleeplessness.


About Nancy and Harold Rhee

We have been married over 20 years, fostered over 60 dogs in the past four years, and we love animal rescue and the amazing people who dedicate their lives. And of course, the dogs and cats!

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