After great love comes great grief. Dr. Betty Carmack discusses losing a beloved dog.
Our grief upon losing a beloved pet dog is intense because our love, our bond is so strong. In this episode of the “Good Dog” Podcast, Dr. Betty Carmack, Professor of Nursing at USF School of Nursing and author of “Grieving the Death of a Pet” discusses the nature of this loss and how important it is to take the time to grieve. She describes how people memorialize their companion animals and offers ideas for meaningful rituals. What to say or how to help a friend cope with such loss is covered, as is and how to help children before and after losing their pet.
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