Loss of a Beloved Pet
The loss of a Precious Pet can be almost as devastating as the loss of a family member. Of course, we come to accept them as our children. It can be one of the most difficult times in your life. Getting past the grief is different for each individual.
My husband and I grieved for the better part of two years after the loss of our Beagle Sam, at the age of nine years. He was just like a child to us. We still have his lifetime companion, Mandy, also a Beagle and now almost 12 years old. She is in poor health and each day seems like a blessing to us. We know the day is fast approaching when we will also lose her and that fills us with a terrible sadness.
A large part of the population have turned to cremation as a way of preserving the love of the pet they have lost. The Humane Society in