Sometimes it can be hard to know what to say to a friend or family member who has suffered a loss. Often, we turn to cards or gifts to show our sympathy and it’s becoming more common to do this for pet loss. After all, they are a member of the family. We’ve put together
If you own a pet you are probably familiar with the concept of the Rainbow Bridge. But where did the idea come from and why do some pet lovers find it so comforting following a loss? To mark Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day, which is celebrated on 28th August each year, we’re going to take a
Guest post by Lisa Howe RVN, A1, Cert. Pet Bereavement (BC) Losing a beloved animal at any time can be traumatic and distressing, but these feelings along with helplessness and isolation can be heightened, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am seeing an increasing number of clients struggling at this difficult time and wanted to
Be wary of anyone who says ‘it’s just a cat’ because all cat owners know that this is not true. In fact, for most of us losing a feline friend is just as devastating as losing any other member of our family. Whether it’s the first cat you have lost or they are joining others
Photo by Leo Rivas on Unsplash Whether you’re 5 or 50, you have created a connection with your pet that’s extremely special. Suddenly your companion is gone, and that’s a lot to deal with at any age. Today we’re focussing on how children deal with the death of a pet and we’ve put together these
We all wish that our pets could stay with us forever but unfortunately losing them is a sad part of pet ownership. At Dignity we believe that talking about and preparing for pet loss is extremely important so here we will guide you through some of the things to consider and steps you can take.