Publisher description for The loss of a pet / Wallace Sife.

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Understanding helps heal the hurt when you lose a pet A cherished pet gives you boundless, unconditional love and occupies a special place in your routine, your home, and your heart. When your pet dies, that warm, special place becomes a sad, empty space. This book helps you understand:
The grieving process, including typical stages of grief and techniques for coping
Grieving for a missing pet, one you had to give up because of a change in life situation, and other difficult circumstances
Children and the death of a pet
Euthanasia, including important considerations
Religion and the death of a pet, with articles by various religious leaders
Aftercare facilities, including an extensive index of pet cemeteries, crematories, and memorial gardens The Loss of a Pet, Third Edition has new expanded information, is filled with practical suggestions, resources, and most importantly, compassion and understanding. This important book helps you cope and reassures you that you are not alone.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pet owners -- Psychology.
Pets -- Death -- Psychological aspects.
Bereavement -- Psychological aspects.