The Loss of A Pet

The Loss of A Pet

A Guide to Coping With the Grieving Process When A Pet Dies

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
Rate this:
This award-winning book has been hailed as the seminal work in the field. And now the fourth newly revised and expanded edition offers so much more to the bereaving pet owner. This edition also includes a significant new way of considering the meaning of afterlife for us and our pets. It discusses the topic from a twenty-first century scientific perspective that is very different from existing religious or metaphysical ones, offering a new comfort to skeptics and agnostics as well.
Publisher: ©2014
New York, New York :, Howell Book House,, [2014]
Edition: Fourth edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781630260798
1630260797
Characteristics: xii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Human-pet bond
Responsibility
The grieving process
Shock
Denial and disbelief
Anger, alienation and distancing
Guilt
Depression
Resolution (closure)
Other kinds of loss
Another pet?
Children and the death of a pet
Euthanasia
Final arrangements (aftercare)
Supportive counseling
Religion and the death of pets
Some practical suggestions in review
Telephone hotlines
Counselors
Aftercare resources
Pet loss support groups.
Summary: This award-winning book has been hailed as the seminal work in the field. And now the fourth newly revised and expanded edition offers so much more to the bereaving pet owner. This edition also includes a significant new way of considering the meaning of afterlife for us and our pets. It discusses the topic from a twenty-first century scientific perspective that is very different from existing religious or metaphysical ones, offering a new comfort to skeptics and agnostics as well.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at CML

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top