Below is a list of helpful online resources relating to the death of a pet.
It’s important to know you are not alone in grieving the loss of your companion. Pets mean so much more to us than we realize until they are gone. Much of our day may be spent regulated by the routing of walks or outings for our companion. Finding comfort in their presence is something that science has proven through studies. All of this means you have the right to feel true grief and sadness.
Children often have their first experiences of death through the loss of a pet. We encourage you to create a safe way for them to talk with you and others about their feelings. Find ways to help them memorialize their pet and learn about life through this experience.
Coping with the Loss of a Pet
Helpful articles available online.
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Why We Need to Take pet Loss Seriously
A helpful article on the reasons pet loss has such a large impact. Read Article
How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet
More information on the impact and next steps Read Article