Monthly Archives: March 2014

Pet Loss Experts

Meet I Remember You’s Pet Loss Experts

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I Remember You is dedicated to providing comfort and resources to families and individuals experiencing grief related to the loss of a pet. We believe there is no connection on earth like the relationship between humans and pets. Pets give love unconditionally and without expectations. Processing grief related to a pet’s deaths is vital and important to our health and the health of our families.

Passionate About Shepherding Others Through Pet Loss

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We invite you to meet our two guest doctors who will be writing articles and advice on the process of losing a pet and grief related to the loss of a pet. These two women bring expert and compassionate ideas on how best to move through the end-of-life process with your pet, from both a mental health and veterinary perspective.

Meet Dr. Wendy Khentigan, MD

Dr. Wendy Khentigan - Pet Loss Expert

Wendy A. Khentigan, M.D. graduated from New York Medical College. She completed her residency in psychiatry at the University of California San Diego where she served as a chief resident during her final year. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She has completed her certification in Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, a technique particularly effective in addressing grief as well as trauma. She has been in private practice in Encinitas since 1994. A lifelong animal lover, she has a special interest in animal welfare and the people who care for animals.

You can follow Dr. Khentigan on Twitter for more resources on grief and mental health.

Meet Dr. Jessica Vogelsang, DVM

Dr. Jessica Vogelsang - Pet Loss Expert

Jessica Vogelsang, DVM is an author, veterinarian, and owner of the award winning pet-centric website pawcurious.com. Dr. Vogelsang is a regular contributor to multiple online publications on topics related to pet health and the human-animal bond. Dr. Vogelsang is currently practicing as a hospice care specialist with Paws into Grace in San Diego, and has a special interest in helping loving pet owners through the difficult end of life stage. When she’s not with clients or working on her latest article, Dr. Vogelsang volunteers internationally with World Vets providing veterinary care to underserved countries.

You can follow Dr. Vogelsang on Twitter for more articles on pets, pet lifestyle and veterinary insights.