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CANINE CONNECTION: Losing a beloved animal can cause prolonged grief

CANINE CONNECTION: Losing a beloved animal can cause prolonged grief

I started off the reply to a reader’s email regarding the passing of her dog with “Sorry for your loss,” but could not get past those four words. I always found that sentiment empty. . . . Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nsnews.com To some this is amazing, but for those of us who understand the bond of love and the value of our pet as a family member, then we can truly see the long lasting effects of losing them. We as a species are so callous to non sentient beings and look at individuals who see the true spirit

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What People Don`t Know About Losing A Pet – pet loss grief

What People Don`t Know About Losing A Pet – pet loss grief

I read the Bible and I talked to many people regarding this subject for a long time. Based on all of this research, I would say there is a 99% percent certainty that our pets will be there when we die. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: A comforting commentary on pets and you in the afterlife.   How do you feel about the thought of pets experiencing an afterlife?   Do you feel they have a soul similar to ours?  Pet Loss Grief like regular grief is somethings combated by the reassurance that we will see our loved ones again. To

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Pet Loss Grief: Pet Hospice?

Pet Loss Grief: Pet Hospice?

Pet Hospice: Another Pet Loss Grief Alternative It used to be the only choice you had was to euthanize your pet if it was terminally sick or injured. Now pet hospice provides another alternative. Pet hospice has slowly been gaining acceptance in recent years, even though it has been around for a couple of decades. Based on the successful model that has been used with humans, pet hospice allows for animals to die as comfortably and as painlessly as possible in the home. Hospice for pets can be a volunteer organization working with a veterinarian or it can be members

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How to Deal with Pet Loss Grief

How to Deal with Pet Loss Grief

Let us face it there are far more pet owners out there than ever before. A lot of these pet owners do not consider themselves as owners of a pet, but rather a parent to their pet. They consider their pet a child or even just a member of their family. With these kinds of attachments it has become imperative to treat pet loss grief. The grief a pet owner experiences after having lost a pet can become very serious. It is important that every pet owner get the proper help they need should they feel trapped in the grief

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Loss of a Pet: Elderly and Pets

Loss of a Pet: Elderly and Pets

Elderly and Pets In many cases, the loss of a pet can be an extraordinary pain for an elderly person.  This is especially for elderly who have lost many family members and their spouse.  In many cases, the pet was probably the last attachment they had in the world. The loss of a pet in these cases needs to be treated more seriously.  Counselors need to pay special attention to the elderly.  Without something or someone to care for, the elderly can fall into depression or lose the will to live. If the elderly person is healthy enough, a new pet

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Pet Loss and How to Overcome it.

Pet Loss and How to Overcome it.

What is Pet Loss Grief? Adults and kids tend to get really attached to their beloved pets. For children, it’s often worse when their pets die because they have a hard time expressing their pet loss grief and may choose to act out or simply cry. Adults should take the time to sit the child down and explain to him or her that their pet is no longer suffering and went to a better place. Kids don’t always understand that the dog or cat was there the day before and now it has simply vanished. By telling them the animal