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Pet Grief

Amanda L. Chan

What Not To Say To Someone Grieving A Pet

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living

If you've ever experienced the loss of a pet, you know that the pain and grief is deep and real -- and can even be overwhelming. Despite that, gri...

LOOK: Undeniable Proof That Animals Grieve Just Like We Do

Posted 06.21.2013 | Good News

There's debate as to whether animals comprehend loss of life the way humans do, but when we see photos like this, the answer seems crystal clear. R...

Euthanasia: A Moment of Grace and Heartache

Diana Nyad | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Diana Nyad

It is clear that, come the time, I will do the right thing by my Scout. My baby. I will not let her suffer. We are told that we love our animals so much, we know when that moment is upon us. And we do the right thing. But how?

On Paper, Adopting a Dog Was a Very Bad Idea

Emily Layden | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Emily Layden

There is no place for inference or ambiguity in this story, not even the carefully constructed kind.

What You Need To Know About Losing A Pet

Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living

By Vetstreet Grief is a natural reaction to the loss of a cat or dog. It's hard to know how to cope with losing a four-legged member of your family...

A Boy and His Hamster

Ken White | Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Sam and Stan were good friends, with a relationship dating all the way back to kindergarten. Stan was a hamster born in Sam's classroom during Sam's first year in school.

Reflections on Losing a Beloved Pet -- Goodbye Old Friend

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lamond Simone

For 12 years this dog was at my side, through good times and bad, through dating, marriage, kids. He watched me grow up -- was living proof that I was capable of taking care of something other than myself.