Pet Bereavement Services
Grief is probably the most confusing, frustrating and emotional thing that a
person can experience. It is even more so for pet owners. Society in
general does not give bereaved pet owners "permission" to grieve
openly. Consequently, pet owners often feel isolated and alone. When a
human loved one dies a prescribed ritual provides a cushion between the loss
and the return to "normal" life. When the loved one is a pet,
society provides no means of closure.
Well-meaning friends, co-workers and family members may minimize pet
loss grief by failing to understand the depth of your loss. “It’s just a
pet,” they may say. Or perhaps they suggest you rush out and get another
Luckily, more and more resources are becoming available to help the bereaved
pet owner realize that they are NOT alone and that what they are feeling is
entirely normal. Remember, your grief is genuine and deserving of support.
Dealing with grief is a personal journey. This is a personal
time to process and heal. Grief is a normal process. This is a time and place
to be assisted on your journey through grief. You are not alone.
Individual sessions are built around the personal needs of
the Client. Items typically dealt with are:
with grief and loss
in creating pet memorials
a new pet into the family