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Children and Pet Loss: A Guide for Helping
Author: Marty Tousley Category: Children, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement Publisher: Our Pals Pub : 01 Sep, 1996 Language: English

This guide is a practical tool for veterinarians, teachers, counselors, parents, grandparents and others who are in a position to help children cope with the loss of a pet. Topics include understanding children’s attachment to their pets and the significance of their loss; understanding the child’s concept of death; recognizing how children grieve; encouraging the child’s successful grieving; knowing when and whether to suggest getting another pet; recognizing loss as a valuable lesson about life; and knowing which books are recommended for grieving children.

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