Category Archives: Support

Styles of Grief

There is no right way or wrong way to grieve. Many of us have heard this, yet still, when faced with the death of a loved one, we may wonder whether our experiences are ‘normal’. There is a cultural idea … Continue reading

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Supporting Older Adults – Part 2

Strategies for Supporting Older Adults Experiencing Loss In this two-part blog post, we began by exploring what factors can influence how seniors experience pet loss relative to other groups of people. This week, we end by outlining ways to support … Continue reading

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Supporting Older Adults – Part 1

Loss is experienced differently by everyone. However, we know that some factors tend to impact certain groups of people in specific ways. Older adults, or those who are age 65 and up, make up a group that shows some common … Continue reading

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Pet Loss Hotlines

When you are grieving the loss of your beloved pet or you are wrestling with painful end-of-life decisions, it is important to identify your support system so that you know where to turn when you are feeling overwhelmed. Sometimes our … Continue reading

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MN Pets Grief Support Email Series

Losing a beloved companion can be the most painful thing we endure in life.  Many people report that losing a dear animal friend is more difficult that losing their human friend or family member.  It is absolutely true that losing … Continue reading

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