Teddy Talks: Hospice Caregiver Awards Luncheon

Today was incredible, I had the opportunity to meet with several hospices and their incredible employees at the annual Hospice Caregivers Award Luncheon! To work in hospice, you must be a one of a kind person; someone who puts everyone’s needs above yours. A hospice worker’s selfless actions and open heart filled with generosity and [...]

Teddy Talks: 10 Pet Halloween Safety Tips

As October comes to an end, I've noticed there are a lot of houses in my neighborhood with outdoor decorations and pumpkins on porches. My mom said at the end of October every year, many people celebrate by dressing up in costumes and going door to door saying "Trick or Treat!" She also said that [...]

Teddy Talks: Helping Our Grieving Community

On Tuesday of this week, I traveled to the Family Arena where I was told there would be several people who may need my help. Little did I know, there were almost 500 people from our community gathered together to listen to the renowned speaker, Dr. Alan Wolfelt. He discussed self-care, six important needs of mourning, [...]

Paws to Remember

Baue Pet Services annual Paws to Remember pet honoring ceremony will be held at Legacy Park (5490 Fifth Street, Cottleville MO, 63304) on Sunday, September 24 at 3:30pm. The ceremony will include a reading of names, a presentation from grief counselor, Kelly Karavousanos, LPC, CT on how to care for and support yourself, and a Bubble Ceremony. Following the service, there [...]

Teddy’s Fun Filled Summer!

Teddy’s Fun Filled Summer! Teddy’s summer is in full swing! He has kept busy by attending the Heartland Hospice BBQ and the BJC Hospice BBQ, delighting all the attendees. He also attended the 8th Annual Seeds of Hope Program where he spent time with families. Teddy continues to be very intuitive toward those who need [...]

Teddy Honors Veterans

  Teddy Honors Veterans The month of May was busy for Teddy. He attended a Hospice BBQ at Nurses and Company, the Grand Opening of our 4th location, the 56th Annual Memorial Day Program, and 2 family visitations. At the 56th Annual Memorial Day Program, Teddy spent time with veterans and their families. In addition to Teddy’s Instagram [...]

Teddy’s April Training

Teddy has been continuing to attend Baue Grief Support Groups. The attendees are disappointed when he doesn’t attend and they look forward to visiting with him when he is there. He has been requested at two funerals this past month where he has provided families with comfort and love as he visits with them. Teddy [...]

Teddy Worked Hard and Celebrated Mardi Gras!

Teddy started off the month of February working very hard! He attended an event at Bass Pro Shops hosted by Dogs on Duty, and attended a St. Charles Rotary meeting at the Baue Funeral and Memorial Center. Teddy was the topic of conversation during the Rotary meeting and received hugs, belly rubs, and pats on [...]

Teddy Starts the New Year with New Visits!

It's a new year and Teddy has hit the ground running! Teddy attended the first Hospice Foundation of America Educational event hosted at Baue and was able to greet all of the attendees while staying in his "place." He also attended an educational program held by the Gateway Coalition End of Life Care where there [...]

Teddy Assists Grieving Families at Our Holiday Programs

As the month of December began, Baue held 4 Holiday Remembrance Programs at their funeral home chapels. The programs were free, open to the public, and allowed families to grieve the death of their loved one during the holiday season. This time of year can be especially difficult for those who are grieving, and Teddy [...]

Teddy’s Training Continues into November

In November, Teddy was able to go out with the Baue staff to deliver Thanksgiving dinners to area Hospice Organizations. He enjoyed greeting each hospice worker has their group was given a dinner. He also visited many veterinary offices where he was able to spend time with the staff. Teddy truly enjoys seeing others smile [...]

Teddy’s Training Continues to Progress

Teddy by the numbers: 13 months old, 45 pounds, 24″ long This past month Teddy has been to several support groups and has become quite a celebrity! He attended our Dr. Wolfelt  Community Seminar for Grieving Families, and everyone wanted to take their picture with him.                 Teddy [...]