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  1. A loss for words: Remembering animals loved and lost

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    Contributor(s):: Myrna Milani

    Veterinarian Myrna Milani knows that no one is immune to the pain of pet loss. In A Loss for Words she shares her personal experiences with loss to help you through the grieving process.In additional to her behavioral/bond practice, Dr. Milani has written numerous articles, seven books, and...

  2. American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, December 1999

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    Contents:Editors Plea, pg 1Message from your Board of Directors, pg 1Only a Moment ..... But Forever Remembered, pg 2Organization Web Sites of Interest, pg 3Editorial: Hospice Terminology and Ethics: Does Terminology Have Potential to Harm?, pg 4The Future of Veterinary Science in the Region, pg 5

  3. American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, 2000 First Issue

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    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Loyal to the Grave, pg 2From Our Members, pg 2Tribute to a Staff Member, pg 3Don't Ever Take It Lightly, pg 4Human-Animal Bond Program AVMA Annual Convention, pg 51999-2000 AAHABV Board of Directors, pg 7

  4. American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, 2000 Second Issue

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    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Officer and Board of Director Positions Open Each Year, pg 2Members Making News, pg 3Distinguished Alumnus, pg 3Mirage Saves the Day, pg 3Human-Animal Bond Program at AVMA Convention, pg 4Pet Loss and Human-Emotion as seen through the Eyes of a Veterinary...

  5. Back Yard Memories

    | Contributor(s):: Lowell L. Getz

    Memories of the pet dogs now buried in our back yard. Brief accounts dealing with what each of the six pet dogs meant to us.

  6. Bereavement-Loss of a Pet and Loss of a Human

    | Contributor(s):: Rajaram, Shireen S., Garrity, Thomas F., Stallones, Lorann, Marx, Martin B.

    This study investigates the impact of the loss of a pet on the owner in comparison with the loss of a significant human, in a national probability sample of 1,232 noninstitutionalized U.S. residents 65 years and older. The difference was examined according to gender, race, and amount of available...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. Complicated grief therapy in pet loss: A clinical case study

    | Contributor(s):: Valerie Russell

  10. Critical incidents in grieving the death of companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: David Allan Alexander

    This study examined what bereaved pet owners found particularly helpful and particularly difficult in their grieving process. The Critical Incident Technique (CIT) was used. Eight bereaved pet owners identified 87 helping and 44 hindering categories that formed 12 helping and 7 hindering...

  11. Experiencing Pet Loss as a Child: A Parental Perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Jayne Parkin

    Due to the positive contributions many companion animals make to the lives of others, it is common for individuals to build strong emotional attachments to their pets. Individuals who have strong relationships with their pets are likely to experience an equally strong grief reaction following...

  12. Exploring bereaved older adult pet owner's relationship and grief experiences following the death of a companion animal

    | Contributor(s):: Sabine B. J. Volkmann

  13. Fare thee well: how to help owners (and yourself) deal with the death of a beloved pet

    | Contributor(s):: Al Bentz, C. Bach

  14. For Death is But a Passing Phase of Life: Riding The Grief Waves Resulting From The Death of Pet and Human Loss Within a Culturally Fluid World

    | Contributor(s):: Yoshiko Nonaka

    We, as living beings, all cross paths with death of others and of ourselves, as well as the grief that follows. However, people in many cultures and societies are often discouraged from talking about death and dying. Death and grief as a result of it happen in response to not only human loss, but...

  15. Grieving the loss of a pet

    | Contributor(s):: Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF)

    Bereavement information leaflet on coping with the death of a pet. Leaflet 15 of 15

  16. Grieving the Loss of a Pet Needs the Health System Recognition

    | Contributor(s):: Bidhu K. Mohanti

    Globally there is increased presence of pets in the households. This non-human relationship, with its dimensions of physical and emotional bonds, can get severely jolted on the death of the companion animal. It sets a feeling, ‘our life is now left with a void and the house feels utterly...

  17. Human grief on the death of a pet

    | Contributor(s):: Baydak, Martha A.

    In order to address the disenfranchised nature of the human grief response to the death of a pet and to validate the importance of the relationship between the pet and the owner, a series of five structured, time-limited and closed pet loss support groups were facilitated. Results of this...

  18. Loss of a companion animal: A study of grief and disenfranchisement of bereaved pet owners

    | Contributor(s):: Minor, Donna Marie

  19. Man's Best Friend: Property or Family Member - An Examination of the Legal Classification of Companion Animals and Its Impact on Damages Recoverable for Their Wrongful Death or Injury

    | Contributor(s):: William C. Root

    In the United States, there is nearly one pet for every two Americans. Further, approximately 124 million dogs and cats live in American households. In one study, forty-five percent of dog owners reported that they take their pets on vacation. Another recent survey revealed that more than half of...

  20. Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 13 Spring 2005

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    Contents:President's Message, pg 1The Center for Animals in Society Overview, pg 1The Pet Loss Support Hotline: A Student's Perspective, pg 2Adapting Veterinary Practice to the Changing Role of Animals in Society: Veterinary Family Practice, pg 3The Center for Animals in Society Overview, pg 4The...