Issues of grief and bereavement related to the loss of a pet: Implications for the psychologist
Contributor(s):: Fiske, Jan Elaine
Life after dog: The experience of pet loss and bereavement and their implications for healthcare providers
Contributor(s):: Bobier, Michelle Beth
Owner grieving following companion animal death
Contributor(s):: Adams, Cindy Lou
Risk indicators for grief symptoms after the death of a pet: Does quality of attachment make a difference?
Contributor(s):: Henry, Christine Marie
The grieving process and the loss of a beloved pet: A study of clinical relevance
Contributor(s):: Drake-Hurst, Elaine
The meaning of stressful life experiences as described by nine to eleven year old children: a phenomenological study
Contributor(s):: Jacobson, G. A.
The social construction of bereavement: An application to pet loss
Contributor(s):: Boyce, Patricia Simino
Understanding death in cultural context: A study of Mexican children and their families
Contributor(s):: Gutierrez, Isabel T.
When the bond is broken : companion animal death and adult human grief
Contributor(s):: Bloom, Mary M.
The final farewell: preparing for and mourning the loss of your pet
Contributor(s):: Tousley, Marty, Katherine, Heuerman
When helping hurts : compassion fatigue and the veterinary care professional
Contributor(s):: Ayl, Kathleen
The loss and death of a pet
Contributor(s):: McMahon, Sharon M.
Companion Animal Loss in a Clinical Veterinary Practice Medical Setting
Contributor(s):: Robin A. Lambert, Andrea Nesmith (adviser)
Full article available for download on September 23rd, 2014. The majority of American households own a pet; however, despite the widespread popularity of companion animal ownership, modern society does not regard companion animal loss as “socially significant” loss, making this a form of...
University of Missouri launches new program to combat the grief of pet loss
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The University of Missouri has recently launched its new grief counseling program, Together in Grief, Easing Recovery (TIGER). The program, based out of the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been...
All Dogs May Go to Heaven. These Days, Some Go to Hospice.
Forum › general-discussion › the-human-animal-bond-in-the-media
“More and more, cats and dogs get the human treatment. There are pet spas, pet therapists, pet clothes. And as it goes in life, so it now goes in the twilight. The latest phenomenon: pet...
Punitive Damage Awards in Pet-Death Cases: How Do the Ratio Rules of State Farm v. Campbell Apply?
Contributor(s):: William A. Reppy Jr.
This Article considers due process limitations on an award of punitive damages against a defendant who has intentionally or recklessly killed the plaintiff's pet, resulting in a small award of economic damages based on the market value of the pet and no recovery for emotional damages suffered by...
Pet Loss and the Elderly
Contributor(s):: Daphne D’Gama
Companion animals are known to provide numerous psychosocial benefits to their owners. It is due to these prominent and positive contributions that individuals develop a deep attachment with their pet. Consequently pet owners experience intense grief reactions following the death of a cherished...
C.A.R.E Pet Loss Helpline
The Companion Animal Related Emotions Pet Loss Helpline is a confidential telephone service offered through the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. People who are either grieving the loss of a companion animal or are anticipating a loss are encouraged to call. If you need a...
The Human Animal Bond Trust (HABT): Denver Pet Loss Support Group
The Human Animal Bond Trust (HABT) is a non-profit organization which exists to serve those who are anticipating, or have lost, an animal companion. That loss may be one of the most devastating and painful experiences you will ever face. Such a loss can be as traumatic as losing a family member...
The Mystery of Animal Grief
The article presents information about animals experiencing grief when one of their own dies, displaying some of the same behaviors that humans do, including weight loss, lack of appetite, and...