How much can you mourn a pet?

Some might think true grief is reserved for our fellow homo sapiens, but ┬áthe loss of a pet prompts real mourning. Even in the UK, which has what is seen by many non-Britons as a slightly repressed attitude towards death, prolonged mourning and visible grief is considered normal for the death of a family member…

Common feelings following a decision to euthanize.

Even when abundantly clear and medically indicated, the decision to euthanize can leave bitterness, regret and incredible guilt. Life or death decisions, even when suffering is evident are not easily made nor should they be. Second guessing ruminations after the fact are common despite the most compelling evidence that this was the most human decision!…