Please visit my Blog to  view articles I have written on various aspects of Pet  Bereavement 

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understanding and coping with grief.

Why We Need to Take Pet Loss Seriously

What Most People Don't Get About Pet Loss

Losing a Pet is Comparable to Losing a Family Member

Pet Bereavement is No Different than Human Bereavement

Four Steps to Take After Experiencing Pet Loss

What if The Pain of Pet Loss Becomes Too Much to Bear

Owning a Dog Eventually Leads to Suffering and That's OK

My Pet Died and I Can't Stop Crying

The Moment After: Surviving Pet Loss

9 Myths About Pet Loss and What the Truth Really Is

Why Your Dog's Death May Be the Most Difficult Event of Your Life

self care during grief.

99 Nurturing Activities Helpful During the Grief Process

7 Self-Care Essentials While Grieving the Death of a Pet

guilt.

Blame, Shame and Guilt: Making Decisions for Our Pets

Dealing With Guilt After Pet Loss

tragic/sudden loss.

Tragic, Sudden, Unexpected: Grieving for Traumatic Pet Loss

euthanasia due to behavioral issues.

Trolls, Bullies, and Keyboard Warriors

Falling Short: Lessons In Letting Go

Falling Short: Reckoning with Loss and Imperfection

Rehoming and Euthanasia and Behavioral Problems

Euthanizing Aggressive Dogs: Sometimes Its the Best Choice

When Is It Time To Put Down a Dog Who Is Aggressive to People?

The Rescue Dog That Couldn't Be Rescued

Hawk

pet loss due to getting lost or stolen.

Incomplete Endings: Coping With a Runaway or Lost Pet

losing pets to divorce.

Complicated Grief: Losing Your Pets From a Lost Relationship

Losing a Pet Due to Divorce or Breakup

adopting after loss.

The Gift of a Great Dog (Part 1)

Species of Grief: My father died. Then my dog died. I’m not sure which variety of grief is worse (Part 2)

Adopting  a New Pet After Losing Your Soul Pet

The Bridge Dog

not getting the pet you expected after loss.

Is Your Pet Perfect - No
 

Falling Short: Life and Love With an Imperfect Dog

On Expectations and Disappointments: Love the One You're With

knowing when it's time.

Euthanasia: How Do I Know When the Time Is Right for My Pet?

Hospice Care Offered to Ill Pets; Grieving Owners

Crossing The Rainbow Bridge: Signs That the End of Life Is Near

Receiving a Diagnosis

What is Quality of Life?

Assessing Your Own Quality of Life

what do i do with my pet's things.

The Quiet House and Empty Dog Bed, Coping After Pet Loss

children + pet loss.

Children and Pets: Grief Resources (Link Includes Many Articles on this Topic)

Support, Nurture & Love: Talking to Children About Pet Loss

Helping Children Cope With a Pet's Euthanasia

Being Brave for Bailey: Children and the Death of Their Pets

grieving pets.

How the Loss of a Pet Affects Other Pets

How Animals Grieve

ways to offer support to someone who has lost a pet.

Helping Another With Pet Loss

Offering Support: What to Say (or not) to a Grieving Animal Lover

6 Ways to Say, "I Care" To Friends Who Are Facing Pet Loss

therapy helps.

Need to Make Tough Decisions About Your Pet? A Veterinary Social Worker Can Help

challenges of pet loss in the general population.

My Dog Gracie's Death Absolutely Devastated Me. Please don't say she was 'Just A Pet."

The Challenge of Grieving a Pet at Work

More Companies Offer Paid Bereavement Days

grief + the veteranarian

Suicides Among Veterinarians Become a Growing Problem

Veterinarians Are Killing Themselves. An Online Group Is There to Listen and Help