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Pet Loss A Thoughtful Guide for Adults and Children

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ISBN-10: 0060926783

ISBN-13: 9780060926786

Edition: N/A

Authors: Herbert A. Nieburg, Arlene Fischer, Her Nieburg

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Thoroughly researched and expertly written, this comprehensive guide is a must for animal lovers dealing with the loss of a pet. The death of a pet can cause enormous feelings of sorrow, guilt, and loneliness for children and adults alike, whether the end comes through old age, illness, sudden death, or euthanasia. Yet pet owners are often inhibited in their very real grief, even if the animal was considered a full-fledged family member, a child's favored playmate, or an elderly person's faithful companion. In Pet Loss, the authors acknowledge and encourage such grief, and assert that pet owners must learn to cope with the death of an animal as they would with any significant loss--by…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/16/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Herbert A. Nieburg, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist specializing in grief therapy at Four Winds Hospital in Katonah, New York, as well as in the instruction of veterinary professionals in the psychological impact of pet death.

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Pets as Objects of Affection
Separation: Understanding Your Grief
Helping Children with Pet Loss
When a Pet Dies Suddenly
Euthanasia: A Dilemma
Putting Your Pet to Rest
Should You Get Another Pet?
Loss Unrelated to Death
The Role of the Veterinarian
Epilogue: "Hail and Farewell: An Epitaph for Lulu"
Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
References
Index