Some people assume that pet loss shouldn't hurt much

Some people assume that pet loss shouldn’t hurt as much as human loss. The best support for your grief may come from outside your usual circle of friends and family members, and may be able to tell you how they got through the grieving process.

Source: Coping with Pet Loss @ HelpGuide.org: A trusted non-profit guide to mental health and well-being

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  • Ten Tips on Coping with Pet Loss @ The Pet Loss Support Page

    Excerpt: If you don’t have family or friends who understand, or if you need more help, ask your veterinarian or humane association to recommend a pet loss counselor or support group. Check with your church or hospital for grief counseling. Remember, your grief is genuine and deserving of support.

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