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Pet Bereavement – Understanding and Coping with Grief

In her previous article, psychologist Dr Susan Dawson gave an insight into pet loss and euthanasia. In this article she explains how to understand and cope with grief following the death of a beloved pet. Grief Grief related to pet bereavement can be really intense. Pet bereavement can cause really strong emotional reactions, sometimes greater […]

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Are we too attached to our pets?

According to the Pet Food Manufacturing Association (PFMA) 13 million households in the UK have a pet and families with children are more likely to include a pet. There are 8 million dogs and 8 million cats kept as pets in the UK. Keeping pets is not a new phenomenon! Dogs were most likely the […]

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