When Your Pet Dies - Alan D. Wolfelt

When Your Pet Dies

By Alan D. Wolfelt

  • Release Date: 2004-04-01
  • Genre: Pets
5 Score: 5 (From 6 Ratings)


Affirming a pet owner's struggle with grief when his or her pet dies, this book helps mourners understand why their feelings are so strong and helps them overcome the loss. Included are practical suggestions for mourning and ideas for remembering and memorializing one's pet. Among the issues covered are understanding the many emotions experienced after the death of a pet; understanding why grief for pets is unique; pet funerals and burial or cremation; celebrating and remembering the life of one's pet; coping with feelings about euthanasia; helping children understand the death of their pet; and things to keep in mind before getting another pet.