Program Schedule

These topics and more will be covered, more information coming soon!

Senior pet care

Understanding Pet Hospice – Dr. Beth Marchitelli, DVM

Euthanasia decision making – Dr. Beth Marchitelli, DVM

The Value of Honoring in healing Grief – L. Leigh Love

Understanding Pet Loss Grief Support – Coleen Ellis

Helping yourself and others during pet loss – Coleen Ellis 


Speaker Bios

Beth Marchitelli, DVM

Dr. Marchitelli received her degree from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Shortly after graduating from veterinary school, she practiced small animal medicine in Huntington, New York for ten years. She currently practices small animal medicine in Asheville, North Carolina and has done so for thBeth-Marchitelli Angel Petse last three years. She has provided veterinary care for companion animals at several animal hospitals in the Asheville area, including the Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic, Haw Creek Animal Hospital and Noah’s Arc Spay/Neuter Clinic of Brevard.

She is especially interested in providing high quality compassionate care for pets during the end of their lives as well as the families who care for them. In addition to being a certified veterinary acupuncturist she has a special interest in advanced veterinary pain management.  She is also passionate about promoting wellness care in the hopes to prevent illness in our companion animals whenever possible before it occurs.

When she is not caring for pets or the families who care for them she enjoys mountain biking, and hiking with her husband and her three dogs in beautiful Western North Carolina. Her website is