Blessing of the Animals by Diana L. Guerrero
A Guide to Prayers & Ceremonies Celebrating Pets & Other Creatures

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Blessing of the Animals is a guide containing a compendium of stories, prayers, ceremonies, and engaging tidbits. You will find blessings not only for the pets and other animals of the world, but those useful for animal lovers who want to include their beloved companions in family ceremonies.
In addition to sharing the history of animal blessings and pet blessings from different parts of the world, it also covers the trends of contemporary ceremonies in such chapters as Rites of Paw-sage: Muzzle Tov,where "bark mitzvahs" and similar ceremonies and prayers are shared. 
But what you will also find inside is an collection of heartfelt prayers and ceremony suggestions for the more serious issues of pet illness, loss, and burial since blessings for the furry, feathered, scaled, and finned are included.
Plus, if you've ever wondered about the historical roots of both the traditional blessings, or the contemporary critter celebrations, you'll discover that information inside, AND also learn where to find some of the most popular ones today.
You and your friends will enjoy tales of muttrimony or how to include pets in your own nuptials along with advice on hosting a purr-fect party, how to participate in a pet pageant, and get a few tips for creating traditions of your own shared in Blessing of the Animals: A Guide to Prayers & Ceremonies Celebrating Pets & Other Creatures.

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Published April 1, 2007 by Sterling. 144 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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