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.
Whether you have suffered a recent bereavement or you are still grieving for a pet lost some time ago, there are things you can do to help yourself or others around you. In this blog post we’re going to look at coping with the 5 stages of grief after losing a pet. These tips won’t
While Christmas is seen by most as a time for spending time with family and celebrating, it can feel radically different if you are mourning the loss of a pet. Whether it’s a recent bereavement or one from many years ago, the pain of pet loss often feels worse around this time of year. We
2nd – 8th December 2019 marks National Grief Awareness Week in the UK, so we’ve asked pet bereavement support counsellor Carrie Ball to write a guest post about letting go of the pain of pet loss for us. Why letting go of the pain, doesn’t mean letting go of those we love. When we lose
As a nation of pet lovers it’s come as no surprise that a new survey has found that 50% of pet owning Brits want more companies to offer compassionate leave after the loss of a pet. Research conducted by pet website Wamiz.co.uk ahead of National Grief Awareness Week, which takes place from 2nd until 8th