“How do we move on from the death of our beloved pet?”

By |2017-10-04T11:52:44+10:00November 1st, 2014|Death, Dogs & Children, Human-Animal Bond|

Dear Sarah, We recently had to put our old dog to sleep and the kids are devastated. How can we help them move on? Should we get another dog? Peter W   Hi Peter, The death of a family pet, no matter how old they are, can be devastating for the whole family. The fact that the family member just happens to be another species does not make the grief any less intense or real. In some cases, it makes it more so. When a human dies, we hold a funeral. This gives us a chance to honour them, think [...]