Tag Archives: pet loss

How To Care For A Pet After The Owner Has Passed Away

Sep 14, 2017 | Posted by in Tips for Coping, Uncategorized | 0

  A lot of people in their twilight years have pets to keep them company. Because at this age they can plan to have a pet and friend with them for ten or twenty years and be sure that their lifestyle will be in keeping with that choice. Unfortunately, if we die Charlie the PoodleRead more …

Book Review-“I Will See You In Heaven” Friar Jack Wintz

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Book Review of "I Will See You In Heaven" by Friar Jack Wintz. This powerful little book was given to us at the death of our beloved pet. As an author of "I Miss You- Do Pets Go To Heaven"  I get asked frequently, by both children and adults, about where our beloved pets go when theyRead more …

Pet Loss Story By Elderly Man

Dear Judy, I am an elderly man and so loved my dog.  He was my constant companion and I really miss him.  Thank you for asking for stories.  I hope you will enjoy my story. Loss of my pet and best friend It has been a week now since I cremated my boy dog Tom.Read more …

Do Dogs Get Lonely & Depressed When Owner Dies? (EXPERT)

  “I know well enough that there have been dogs so loving that they have thrown themselves into the same grave with the dead bodies of their masters; others have stayed upon their masters’ graves without stirring a moment from them, and have voluntarily starved themselves to death, refusing to touch the food that wasRead more …

Poem About The Death of a Beloved Pet

This beautiful poem was shared by a friend on Facebook.com/lossofapet Enjoy and save to share with friends….. The Last Battle If it should be that I grow weak, And pain should keep me from my sleep, Then you must do what must be done, For this last battle cannot be won. You will be sad,Read more …

Health Benefits of Pet Ownership (EXPERT)

As a Pet Grief Coach, I am constantly reminded of how important pets are in our lives. Animals have a way of opening up our hearts and cheering us up. No matter how bad of a day we’ve had, a pet can ease the stress and cheer us up. There are many great health benefitsRead more …

Why Do Dogs Live Longer Now? (EXPERT)

Old age in dogs varies by species and by breeding. Animal lovers of today take better care of their pets from the moment they are born. Through increased knowledge, improved pet care products and advanced veterinarian technology, we are able to enjoy our pets longer than ever before. Fifteen years is not an unusual lifeRead more …

Pet Loss & Children (EXPERT)

Mar 7, 2015 | Posted by in For Children, Tips for Coping | 0

There is such a strong animal-human connection. As Marjorie Garber said: “If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness.” The loss of a beloved pet may be the first death experience children face. It isRead more …

Why Pet Loss Is Especially Devastating to Seniors or Homebound People

Jan 2, 2011 | Posted by in Tips for Coping | 0

In my work with Hospice and Quality at Life End Institute, as part of the Montana StoryKeepers, I have witnessed the love affair many elderly have with their pets.  Pets force them to get up each morning, to get exercise, to focus on something outside their own problems and pain, and are a wonderful companion.Read more …