Helping a Family Member or Friend Grieving the Loss of a Pet

Today’s blog is dedicated to “Jesse James” Watenpaugh, beloved pet of the Watenpaugh family and a frequent visitor to New Mexican Kennels. “Run free dear friend chasing your favorite ball across the Rainbow Bridge.” How can you comfort a friend grieving the loss of a beloved pet? Use these guidelines to help you help them deal with the heartbreak at the loss of their pet. HELPFUL...
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Taking Pet Loss Seriously

How to handle grief after the loss of a pet Author: Maryle Malloy “Grief is grief – whether it’s pain over losing a beloved animal or beloved human, said Sarina Manifold, a licensed clinical social worker, and certified grief recovery specialist. Pet owners are often surprised at how deeply sad they are when a pet dies.” Losing a beloved pet for most of us is a devastating experience. The ...
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I Miss You! The Final Grace: Helping Children Cope with The Loss of a Pet

Thoughts, reminisces and advice for adults on helping children deal with the loss of a beloved pet. Brought to you by your friends at New Mexican Kennels. A PDF download with this information is available on our Media page. “There is only one smartest dog in the world and every child has it.” Words of Advice These words from Parent Educator and Pet Grief Counselor, Judy Helm Wright a...
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