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    Grieving Pet Parents Start Group To Provide Support Before, During, And After Pet Loss

    In February of 2012, Kathryn Jennings and her family were becoming overwhelmed by the stress of managing the chronic or terminal health conditions of their 3 Miniature Schnauzers: Pookie Poo, Hallie Boo, and Sallie Lou. Kathryn knew her family needed...

      Woman Posts Heartbreaking Tribute To Her Dying Dog On Twitter

      When 21-year-old Amy Thompson found out her family’s beloved Golden Retriever, Archie, was losing his life to cancer, she started posting a touching tribute to him on her Twitter feed. Soon, people around the world were tuning in to see...

        7 Things Your Deceased Pet Would Want You To Know

        At iHeartDogs and iHeartCats we often write about coping with the loss of a beloved pet. We do...

          Grief Therapy Puppy-In-Training Instinctively Comforts Mourners

          The death of a loved one is extremely stressful to say the least, and devoting your life to...

            Funeral Home’s Newest Employee Is A Therapy Puppy

            In Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, a funeral home is trying an unconventional approach to help...

              Why Losing A Dog Can Be Even More Painful Than The Death Of A Loved One

              Has a friend ever confided in you that the loss of their dog caused more grief than the death...

                8 Ways To Help Your Dog Deal With The Grief Of Losing A Family Pet

                The death of a beloved pet is devastating to the entire family, including the other pets in the...

                  After Tragedy Took The Love Of His Life, Their Puppy Helped Heal His Broken Heart

                  Keith Jones and Cara McCollum were the perfect young All-American couple. The two up-and-coming...

                    Heartbreaking Photo Captures A Boy’s Tender Final Moments With His Dog

                    Children often learn about death through the loss of their first pet. Professional...

                      Ask A Vet: Can Dogs Feel Grief?

                      If you have experienced a loss of a family member or pet and felt grief, you may feel that your...

                        Grieving Dog Helps His Owner Bury His Best Friend

                        No creature can surpass dogs when it comes to loyalty and friendship. They will stand by us in...