Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

This time of year, Christian families all over the world celebrate St. Francis Day in honor of St. Francis of Assisi- the Patron Saint of Animals. We’ve gathered some of the 2020 ceremonies happening in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Portsmouth, Virginia! Please share...
National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day September 13th, 2020 Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice and Integrative Medicine celebrates National Pet Memorial Day each year. Typically we hold an in-person gathering that evening and light memorial lanterns in honor of all of our dear...
In Memory of Cherry

In Memory of Cherry

I had just been medically discharged from the Marines when I adopted Cherry. I had actually been looking for a dog to surprise my husband with for his birthday. However, It quickly became clear that she was mine. She had been badly neglected and was returned multiple...