Millions of American households include animal companions, yet the grief that follows the death of an animal companion has only recently become recognized in the mental health field. While it is absolutely normal and healthy to mourn a deceased pet, the grieving process can be crippling emotionally, mentally and even physically. This insightful book will help anyone:
At once practical and sympathetic, Pet Loss offers the gift of understanding for those who may feel they are alone in their sorrow. It also joyfully affirms the loving bond between humans and our animal friends. 218 pages, paperback.
"Julia Harris has brought the discussion of how to cope with pet loss to a whole new level. Recommended!" --Allen and Linda Anderson, cofounders, The Angel Animals Network; coauthors, Angel Animals: Exploring Our Spiritual Connection with Animals
"Compelling! This book is an inspiration and will truly help all who are grieving." --Molly G. Hamilton-Mann, President, Citizens Against Animal Cruelty and Exploitation
About the author
Julia Harris is a pet bereavement counselor, author and board member of Citizens Against Animal Cruelty and Exploitation. She lives in Orange County, New York.