Dog Grief

5 Ways To Make Your Dog’s Last Days Their Best Days

Perhaps instead of spending your remaining time with your canine companion in a state of grieving and sadness, you can make the rest of your pet’s life as comfortable and wonderful as possible. Here are some tips on how to make your dog’s last days the best that they possibly can be.

by Maggie Clancy
August 27th

How To Know When It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Your Dog

The reality is that, unlike your children or anyone else you’ve helped raise and take care of, your dog will probably not outlive you. Arguably, no other decision you make about your dog will be as difficult as the one to euthanize, but in so many cases, it’s the only humane option.

by DogTime
August 27th

Should Pet Parents Get Time Off To Grieve The Loss Of A Pet?

It may be hard for those without pets to understand, but the death of a pet is a profound loss. Pets are family members. And when their time comes, it can be traumatic for anyone at any age. With that in mind, shouldn’t employers allow pet parents to take a grieving period away from work?

by Maggie Clancy
July 14th

Grief and Coping with the Loss of a Pet

This article courtesy of Michele C. Hollow, petnewsandviews.netEver notice how strangers become friends when we exchange tales about our cats, dogs, birds, horses, and other pets? And when a pet dies, we understand the grieving process that each of us goes through. It’s a sad time that is made just a bit easier when someone […]

by DogTime
August 5th, 2011

Do pets feel grief over the loss of a loved one?

This article courtesy of petinsurance-101.com.It’s a documented fact that pets experience grief when they lose a loved one. Many pet owners will corroborate this. Regardless of whether it is a cat losing a kitten or missing a deceased pet friend; the distress signs are there for all to see.Pets have a deep significance not just […]

by DogTime
April 11th, 2011

Love Is in the Hair

by Tiffany Keeth, FIDOfriendly.comIs romantic love unique only to humans? It is widely agreed upon that love in humans is largely a derivative of chemical interactions, including but not limited to testosterone, dopamine, epinephrine and serotonin. Still, love cannot possibly be defined only by a series of chemical reactions, can it? According to Joyce Leake, […]

by DogTime
March 31st, 2011
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