Everyone working at ILovedMyPet.com is a pet owner and pet
lover. This site was created as a genuine service for people who have loved
and lost a pet, as we have. We have discovered that an online memorial is a
wonderful way to help the grieving process and to create a lasting
remembrance. Our members tell us the same thing every day.
ILovedMyPet.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of
PartingWishes Inc., a privately held corporation based in
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. PartingWishes Inc. is an independent organization which
provides a number of Internet-based services to the public in the areas of
legal document creation, estate planning, advance directives, funeral plans,
wills, power of attorney, living wills, medical health care directives, final
messages, and online memorials. Formed in September 2000,
the company has a dedicated team devoted
to ensuring high customer service, as well as an extensive list
of partners and private investors. For more information about PartingWishes
Inc. and the services it provides, visit
Join the thousands of people who have already created online
memorials using our valuable service.
ILovedMyPet.com donates all of its profits to
The Humane Society of the United States, The Humane Society of Canada,
and other select non-profit animal wellness causes. All of these non-profit organizations are
dedicated to the humane care of pets and other animals in our society.
We calculate our profits as any incoming revenue (primarily
from members who choose to add more space or time to their pet memorial beyond
the standard free 3 months and 1,000 Kbytes of space), less our ongoing
operating expenses for this web site (such as web hosting fees, storage fees,
administrative costs, maintenance, upgrades, etc.).
ILovedMyPet.com is a wholly
owned subsidiary of PartingWishes Inc., co-founded in 2000 by Tim Hewson.
After gaining business experience in large corporations in the UK and
Canada, Tim has worked in developing a number of successful businesses over
the last few years.
"The work on ILovedMyPet.com is one of the most satisfying that I have had
ever been involved with. The loss of a pet is so traumatic, and it is often
very difficult to think of a fitting tribute to your most loyal companion. I
was thrilled that we are able to offer these services free of charge, and I
know that creating an online memorial can help people in their difficult
time of loss."
Tim currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his chocolate Labrador
Henry lost his beloved dog of 8 years, 'Kahlua',
to a sudden stroke in 2002. He and his family found great comfort in creating an
online memorial for Kahlua,
to preserve the memories and to commemorate her life as an important part of
"It was an extremely satisfying experience to create such a
tribute for such a wonderful pet, and it really helped my kids go through
the grieving process." It wasn't long before the idea of
creating a web site so that other grieving pet owners could do the same was
Henry has over 20 years experience in the software development industry. He
has held several technology & executive positions and has successfully
delivered many complex software development projects.
Henry and his family are now raising a new black Lab, named 'Mango'.
M.A. (Couns. Psych), OACCPP
Pet Loss Bereavement Counsellor
Shiri Joshua acquired her educational background at York
University in Toronto, and the Adler School of
Professional Psychology in Toronto/Chicago. She is the
director and founder of Mental Health Resources
Canada (MHRC), an online community of mental health
She is the founder of the S.O.U.L. Academy: School of Compassion.
More about Shiri Joshua
Gordon Allison, BSc - Human Factors Consultant
Cindy Harm, BA, MBA - Senior Business Advisor, New York, NY, U.S.A.
John Lumsden, CISSP - Principal Engineer, Tangible Consulting
Bradley M. Sniderman - Attorney at Law, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
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