The Loss of a Pet

The Loss of a Pet

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 18mm | 458.14g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0764579304
  • 9780764579301
  • 567,045

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Understanding helps heal the hurt when you lose a petA 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 copingGrieving for a missing pet, one you had to give up because of a change in life situation, and other difficult circumstancesChildren and the death of a petEuthanasia, including important considerationsReligion and the death of a pet, with articles by various religious leadersAftercare facilities, including an extensive index of pet cemeteries, crematories, and memorial gardensThe 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.
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About Wallace Sife

WALLACE SIFE, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist and internationally renowned authority on pet bereavement. The first edition of his celebrated classic won the prestigious Maxwell Award for the best nonfiction pet book of 1993. Dr. Sife founded and is the President of the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB), a nonprofit organization. In addition to counseling individuals, he trains other counselors to help grieving pet lovers.
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