Euthanization & Grief

The worst part of pet ownership is the fact that one day we will lose them.  Whether they are young or old when they leave us, there is always a grieving process we must go through.  Please read the following articles on how to handle the loss of a beloved pet.

Helping Children Cope with an Illness or Death

This article describes the different developmental stages of children and how they grieve at each stage.

Do Companion Animals Grieve

Some animals do have a grieving period after losing a housemate. This article describes the best way to accommodate them during their loss.

Difficult Decision-Making

This article gives some insight on how to decide when it is time to euthanize your pet.