Girl and Dog

Helping a Child Adjust to the Loss of a Pet

Posted on April 16, 2024 by Pet Cremation Center of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Children and Grief, Grief, Pet Death, Pet Grief

According to Dr. Wallace Sife, pets can be silly, childlike, playful, and joyous.  It therefore stands to reason that pets make perfect companions for children, who learn about love, trust, and loyalty from their relationship.  Pets also provide a sense of security and loving companionship when the child’s parents are not present. Pets play a […]

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Do Pets Grieve?

Posted on February 20, 2024 by Pet Cremation Center of Southern Utah | 2 Comments
Posted under Grief, Pet Grief

Do pets grieve the loss of another household pet?  According to an article by Veterinarian Dr. Ann Hohenhaus for the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, the answer is yes! To quote Dr. Hohenhaus, “A survey of several hundred pet owners in New Zealand and Australia reported on the behavior of the surviving dog after the loss […]

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