When a family dog dies often is the first time a child experiences death or has to think about what death means.
Use a when to put your dog down checklist to determine when it’s time to let your dog go. Consider mobility, pain level, and appetite.
Pet portraits capture your pet’s personality and provide a perfect addition to a gallery wall or mantle display of family members.
Mourn your dog’s death: Battling the grief of your dog’s death can feel impossible to overcome. Mourn your loss and heal in the process.
The loss of your dog is heartbreaking. Take the time to honor your dog, grieve, and seek support as you cope with your loss.
Immortalize your pet with something special like a portrait, a donation to an animal shelter, a tree planted in their honor, or a tattoo.
Dogs grieve like people and may go through the five stages of grief — denial/isolation, anger, depression, bargaining, and acceptance.
When the death of a pet happens, it is important for the owners to know how to cope with their loss. Talk about your loss.
For many kids, dog death is their first experience with serious loss and grief. Although everyone grieves differently, you can help your children cope.
Deciding it’s time to euthanize your dog is difficult. Work with your veterinarian to provide hospice care before making the final decision.