A serious illness or loss of a pet can be as psychologically devastating as that of a person. Many people go through the same range of emotions and grief process when a pet dies as that experienced after the death of a person.
This article highlights normal reactions to the loss of a dog.
When people think of grief and loss what most typically comes to mind is loss related to death and dying. It is generally understood that it takes a certain amount of time and energy to grieve the loss of a loved one or pet. According to Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her book, On Death and Dying, […]