Abbie Stutzer is TalkDeath’s Social Media Manager and Staff Writer. They became a certified death doula in 2018. Upon finishing their certification, Abbie opened Gather the Leaves, a death guide business based in Kansas City, Mo. Their death guide service centers on helping pets have peaceful deaths and educating pet owners about animal end-of-life care and after-care options. When Abbie isn’t writing or caring for their 5 pets, they volunteer at their local animal shelter’s clinic.