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                                                                     Pet MatterS

                                                     The Pet Cottage Post

                                        From Our Cottage To Yours … Happy Thanksgiving

                                 Two  Senior  Dogs  Join     Bella has congestive heart                      Thank you to all
                                 The Pack               failure and is on medication.                      of our guardians
                                   Gianni,  a  13-year-old   But that doesn’t stop her from                and volunteers! We
                                 terrier mix, and Bella, a   being  her  feisty  self.  She                appreciate you!
                                 14-year-old Pomeranian,   loves cruising in the stroller                    We are always
                                 recently joined The Pet   and is the self-appointed boss                  inviting  new
                                 Cottage. When  their   of the big dogs.                                   volunteers into
                                 mom, Maria, passed       Over the years, The Pet                          our pack. If you
                                 away from cancer at the   Cottage has served many                         are interested in
                                 end of the summer, her   pets through their hospice                       learning  more,
      two beloved senior dogs needed new homes.         journey before they are                            please reach out.
        Maria’s stepdaughter Lenore was unable to take them   ready to cross the rainbow                   The Pet Cottage
      herself and knew that if she brought them to a shelter,   bridge. Whatever time a pet                Mission:
      they would likely be euthanized because of their age and   has left, we focus on quality               The Pet Cottage
      medical issues.                                   of life. Through home-style   Gianni               is a 501(c)(3)
        “I am so thankful for Wendy and The Pet Cottage!   care, we provide our pets                       nonprofit located
      They have saved my stepmom’s ‘kids’ and have helped   comfort, familiarity and                       in Jupiter Farms  Lynn with dogs on leashes
      them and me through a very difficult process. Wendy   loving care in the company                     that celebrates and
      is one of the most kind, compassionate people I know.   of other dogs and volunteers.                protects the magical relationship between people and pets.
      She is taking phenomenal care of Bella and Gianni. She   Volunteer Spotlight                         We provide homestyle care for pets who lose their humans
      reaches out to me to keep me updated and posts daily     We love our team of                         due to death, disability, or deployment.
      on Instagram and Facebook. By doing this she has kept   dedicated volunteers. Meet                     Through our two unique programs – The Sanctuary
      me and my stepmom’s loved ones connected to my    Lisa and Lynn, retired                             Residency Program and The Lifelong Guardianship
      stepmom  through  seeing  Bella  and  Gianni. This  is  a   sisters  who  live  together             Program – we promise our pets will always have the home,
      unique and extremely special and needed organization. I   and volunteer with us. They                care, and love they deserve, for life.
      am extremely impressed with Wendy, the volunteers, and   come to the Sanctuary two                     We provide pet companionship for senior people and
      all that they do! I am forever grateful” –Lenore  mornings a week at 7:30 a.m.                       cover all veterinary expenses. We are a promise and our
        At their first veterinary visit, we discovered they both   to walk dogs and perform all            promise means forever. You are invited to join our pack!
      had more serious medical issues than previously thought   kinds of necessary chores.                                                  The Pet Cottage,
      and  would  best  be  served  at  the  Sanctuary  through     They are a huge help and   Bella                                         (561) 818-5025
      hospice care.                                     the dogs love them! We are                                           
        Gianni has dementia and a growth in his abdomen that   grateful for their get-it-done work ethic.
      is being managed with pain meds. He has a robust appetite     Volunteering can be a fun way to connect regularly with
      and enjoys short walks with the pack. He sleeps a lot and   a friend or family member while giving to a cause close
      loves attention from our volunteers.              to your heart.


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