Pet Memorial Day, Sept. 13, 2015

By on September 9, 2015

Paws to Angels, Nebraska’s only total end-of-life service provider for pets, and Midlands Humane Society are teaming up to bring a celebration of life to Council Bluffs on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. See the press release below for more information.






For Immediate Release

For More Information, Please Contact Chérie Fry,  Owner/Founder Paws to Angels, 402-507-0585    email:






Omaha, NE (September 9, 2015) – Paws To Angels Pet Loss Center and Midlands Humane Society of Council Bluffs IA will celebrate National Pet Memorial Day on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Roberts Park (1048 North 25th Street) Council Bluffs, IA with Celebration of Life Services: 1:00pm, following services at 2 pm, Pet Blessings with Dr. Rev. Anthony David Portero Paff. Paws To Angels understands the strong bond between pets and owners, “We hope to educate people about the grief process that occurs when a beloved pet dies and aim to increase awareness of the many options available to memorialize pets who have passed away,” said Cherie Fry of Paws To Angels. “Midlands Humane Society is pleased to partner with Paws to Angels Pet Loss Center to support National Pet Memorial Day. Pets hold a special place in our lives and we hope you can join us to celebrate our furry friends, both past and present,. “said Michelle Miller of Midlands Humane Society.


Paws To Angels is a member of the Pet Loss Professionals Alliance. PLPA members and pet loss providers around the country will commemorate the day by holding memorial services, pet blessings, candlelight vigils and other events in their community. The general public may visit to find a list of events being held near them, post an online memorial for deceased pets and view a list of ways to remember past pets. Anyone interested in discussing memorializing a pet may contact Paws To Angels Pet Hospice & Memorial Center at (402)507-0585 or visit


National Pet Memorial Day was originally created in 1972 by the International Association of Pet Cemeteries in recognition of the importance of remembering beloved lost pets. The day is always celebrated on the second Sunday in September.


“It’s incredibly important for people to grieve whatever loss they may experience in their lives,” said Cherie Fry, Owner/Founder of Paws To Angels. “Pets are a part of the modern family and are sometimes the only ‘children’ a ‘pet parent’ may have in their lives. We want to assist them in expressing their love, accepting their grief and remembering these family members in a meaningful way.”


Founded in 2010, Paws To Angels is Nebraska’s First and Only Total End of Life Care Center for pets dedicated to providing compassionate, ethical and professional end of life care to pets and their families with the Love, Respect and Dignity the whole family deserves.

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