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The Benefits of Having Our Grief Therapy Dog Present During the Arrangement Process

After a death, a pet can provide support when it’s needed most. Dogs, especially, are naturally tuned in to human emotions and able pick up on feelings and body language. One of the most interesting things about animals is that they can sense when someone isn’t happy. A dog might lower his ears or stare…

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How Pets Help in the Grieving Process

We’ve seen this play out time and time again: After losing a loved one, a pet can provide support when you need it most. They’re naturally tuned in to human emotions and pick up on our feelings without us even noticing. This is why our staff at Moloney Family Funeral Homes is a strong advocate…

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Benefits of A Therapy Dog (Ours is Kota!)

We know how much comfort an animal can bring during a difficult time – and that’s why Moloney Family Funeral Homes is so proud to have a friendly, four-legged “employee” on our staff. Kota, a Labrador-Weimaraner mix, is the first grief therapy dog on Long Island, and has earned quite a reputation as a beloved…

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Meet Kota: Long Island’s First Funeral Comfort Canine

Here at Moloney Family Funeral Homes, we realize many people walk through the doors of our Long Island facilities feeling sad, stressed, and overwhelmed. Owners Daniel and Peter Moloney and the rest of our caring staff make every effort to create a warm, welcoming environment so families are as relaxed as possible when planning a…

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