Grief Helpline

an older dog sits with its owner

Euthanasia allows pet parents and veterinary doctors to give a pet a peaceful end to its pain and suffering. The decision to pursue euthanasia, however, may be difficult for owners because of conflicting emotions and…
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Many Paths on Journey of Grieving for Pet

June 11, 2019

No shortcuts through grieving process [row][column size=”6″]Our pets become part of our family. They develop distinct relationships with each family member, human and animal alike. After a pet’s death, each family member will go through…
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CARE Just a Call Away for Grieving Pet Owners

July 09, 2018

‘We promise to lend a compassionate ear’ [row][column size=”6″]Grieving the death of a pet can leave people feeling overwhelmed and alone. The Companion Animal Related Emotions (CARE) Pet Loss Helpline was established to provide help…
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Take Time to Grieve Your Pet

September 04, 2017

National Pet Memorial Day Is September 10 “The death of a pet is one of the few types of loss that may not be appreciated by others as a true cause for grief,” says Gail…
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