Asheville Angel Pets Conference

& Angel Pets Expo 2019

Senior Pet Needs, End-of-Life Care & Grief Support

June 8th, 2019

Conference 8-5pm

Renaissance Hotel Downtown Asheville, NC (Salon A)

31 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC 28801

People from all over the region will be attending this pioneering, unique and much needed conference covering many topics on Senior pet needs, End-of-life care and grief support to help us become more knowledgeable and comfortable with this difficult, but inevitable time in our pets’ lives.

VIDEO (YouTube):

The goal is to help us become more knowledgeable and comfortable in caring for our pets (and ourselves) during this difficult, but inevitable time in our pets’ lives.

Angel Pets Conference 2019 Post

“We all want to lovingly care for our pets during this critical time, but we do not always know how.”

Ideal for pet parents and pet professionals! (some CEs offered)

Dr. Beth Marchitelli, DVM – covering Animal Hospice and End of Life topics for our pets, Assessing Pet Quality of Life

Coleen Ellis, CT, CLCP – Two Hearts Pet Loss Pet Center – Covering Topics of Pet Loss Grief support for ourselves and others

Dr. Kasandra Garner, DVM, Animal Hospital of North Asheville, covering Senior Pet Care and resources

Dr. Angel Mitchell, DVM, Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital, covering Senior Pet Nutritional needs and research updates

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Conference Schedule

Presentation Descriptions

Speaker Bios

What has a Pet taught you

“This has been a wonderful conference with invaluable information!” – 2014 Conference attendee, BT

The conference is a seated, educational ticketed event – Reserve your seat now or donate through Eventbrite

(Early Bird discount extended only $110!)

Sponsorship opportunities available!

“I am SO thrilled you’re doing this again!!!! It was the best conference…the vendors, the speakers, the venue! Thank you!!! -JM”

“This was really an amazing event!” – 2014 conference attendee, CG


Angel Pets Conference and Angel Pets Expo Press


Angel Pets Conference and Angel Pets Expo are Featured in PetGazette Asheville, WTQZ Radio,, Carolina Mountain Dog,,, NewYorkNetWire, BringFido, Dogster Magazine, Catster Magazine, Asheville Citizen times, Animal Hospital North Asheville, The Herald,,,,, Marketscreener,, BlueRidge Outdoors, Biltmore Beacon,, CityNewsLine, Charlotte Observer, NAVTA, Florida NewsWire, Massachusetts NewsWire, eNewsChannels, Natural Awakenings in Upstate SC Greenville, Atlanta, Charlotte and Charleston, RFDTV, Animals 24/,, CapitalAtPlay,


Angel Pets Vendor Expo – Open to public

June 8th, 2019, 10-6pm

All thing Pets!

Renaissance Hotel Downtown Asheville, NC (Salons B/C)

31 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC 28801

FREE tote bag to first 25 attendees!!!Angel Pets Tote

Hundreds of people from all over the region will be attending!

40+Vendors related to supportive pet care products and services, nutritional pet supplements,  canine rehab specialists, pet trainers, senior pet needs, end-of-life care, caregiver support, artists, memorabilia, pet supplies, artists, veterinarians, healers,  animal acupuncturists and chiropractors, pet groomers, memorial sanctuary, animal communicators and more!

Angel Pets Expo Vendor List

Select featured vendor speakers throughout the day!

Angel Pets Expo Featured Vendor Presentations

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Angel Pets Vendor Expo – Open to public

Public admission only $5

Angel Pets Expo BannerTickets ($5) can be purchased at the door or in advanced at

Vendor space still available!


Bright Star Contact info

Brief Angel Pets Vendor List – more info on Vendor List Page

Bright Star Studio – Art, Spirit, Jewelry
4PawsFarwell – Mobile Vet Hospice
Petgazette – Asheville
Animal Hospital of North Asheville
PSAnimal – Patty Summers – Animal Communication
Anna Leckie – Artist
Asheville Animal Acupuncture
Barking Mountain Groomer
Caren Harris Pet Photography
Carolina Memorial Sanctuary
Copper Witch Design – Pet Jewelry
Dawn’s Light House – Healing touch
Day By Day Pet – Caregiver Support
Earthwinds Animal Chiroropractic
FourSeasons – Pet Loss support
Happy with Cappy Pet sitting
Kindred Soul Vet – Mobile Vet – Chinese medicine
Mindful Mutz – Canine Behaviorist and Trainer
My Hemp Worx – Pet CBD Oil
Natural Awakenings Upstate SC
Natural Awakenings Southeast NC – Charlotte
Pumpkin Dog
Reiki for Today – Animal Reiki
Sally Said So – Dog Training
Three Dog Bakery – Asheville
Trupanion – Pet Insurance
Waghab – Canine Rehabilitation
Wendall Brown – Nevetica Shop
Yipps and Wiggles Pet Care Sitting
Luckydog – Dog trainer
Rose Proud – Animal Communicator
Senior Pet Dog Sanctuary – non profit
Phoenix – Parrot welfare – nonprofit
Full Moon Farm – Wolfdog sanctuary – nonprofit
Info Table – GoodRX, Appalachian Wildlife Rehab, Paws For Passengers
Networking Table


Support Angel Pets

Want to help support Angel Pets effort in bringing people and resources together to better help our pets and ourselves? Here are some great ideas and ways to help!

Helpers needed!

Helpers needed to assist for a few hours at the conference and expo for either morning, lunch or afternoon shifts. Mostly this will be registration desk or Expo entry desk. Volunteers will have access to expo and conference during off hours. Volunteers also needed to assist with Social media and flyer distribution. For more info contact Leigh at

Bright Star Contact info


Contributions accepted on Eventbrite (Donation option on Register page.)

Funds go towards cost in developing this conference to promote education on senior pet care, end-of-life care and pet parent support topics, sponsored tickets, sponsoring non-profit group participation. The pets and their people greatly thank you!


Donate a Door Prize item (also helps promote your business!) contact me at…

Bright Star Contact info


Please also help spread the word to others to friends and social  media. Here is a brief summary and pictures for use:

Mattie Senior

Bright Star Contact info

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We’d love some feedback! (see additional Poll on Schedule page, too!)

2 thoughts on “About

    Dr. Ann Weber said:
    February 4, 2014 at 10:58 pm

    My interest in dealing with “pet bereavement” led me decades ago to to study it in my discipline, social psychology. I’m interested in identifying new resources to help people to face pet loss (including disappearance as well as loss, death of animals where you volunteer as well as end of life for your own pets). I’m also a committed pet guardian/owner for many years, a real gusher of tears, and am always open to new ways to face death, prepare for grieving, and commemorate animal companions past. Looking forward to it!

    Jeffrey said:
    April 18, 2014 at 1:29 am

    We lost our pet 3 years ago after 14 years. There is not a day that goes by where our family doesn’t think about what is missing in our lives. Losing a pet is losing a dear member.

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