Understanding helps heal the hurt when you lose a pet. A cherished pet gives you boundless, unconditional love and occupies a special place in your routine, your home, and your heart. When your pet dies, that warm, special place becomes a sad, empty space. This book helps you understand: the grieving process, including typical stages of grief and techniques for coping; grieving for a missing pet, one you had to give up because of a change in life situation, and other difficult circumstances; children and the death of a pet Euthanasia, including important considerations; religion and the death of a pet, with articles by various religious leaders; and, aftercare facilities, including an extensive index of pet cemeteries, crematories, and memorial gardens."The Loss of a Pet, Third Edition" has new expanded information, is filled with practical suggestions, resources, and most importantly, compassion and understanding. This important book helps you cope and reassures you that you are not alone.About the Author:
WALLACE SIFE, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist and internationally renowned authority on pet bereavement. The first edition of his celebrated classic won the prestigious Maxwell Award for the best nonfiction pet book of 1993. Dr. Sife founded and is the President of the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB), a nonprofit organization. In addition to counseling individuals, he trains other counselors to help grieving pet lovers.
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Descripción Howell Book House, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 3. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0764579304
Descripción Howell Book House, 2005. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction. Chapter 1: The Human-Pet Bond. Chapter 2: Responsibility. Chapter 3: The Grieving Process. Chapter 4: Shock and Disbelief. Chapter 5: Anger, Alienation, and Distancing. Chapter 6: Denial and Disbelief. Chapter 7: Guilt. Chapter 8: Depression. Chapter 9: Resolution (Closure). Chapter 10: Other Kinds of Loss. Chapter 11: Another Pet? Chapter 12: Children and the Death of a Pet. Chapter 13: Euthanasia. Chapter 14: Final Arrangements (Aftercare). Chapter 15: Supportive Counseling. Chapter 16: Religion and the Death of Pets. Chapter 17: Some Practical Suggestions. Resources. Glossary of Terms. Epitaph. About the Author. Index. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0764579304
Descripción Howell Book House, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110764579304