Pet loss : a spiritual guide /

by Harris, Julia A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Lantern Books, c2003Description: ix, 219 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1590560280 (pbk. : alk. paper) :.Title notes: $14.95 prolam 2-2005Subject(s): Pet owners -- Psychology | Pets -- Death -- Psychological aspects | Bereavement -- Psychological aspects | Funeral rites and ceremonies | Pet owners -- Religious life
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

While it is absolutely normal and healthy to mourn a deceased pet, the grieving process can be crippling emotionally, mentally and even physically. This work covers the psychological facts about the human and animal bond and how to deal with the initial shock of their loss.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-217).

$14.95 prolam 2-2005

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • 1 The Human and Pet Bond (p. 4)
  • 2 The Bereavement Process (p. 21)
  • 3 Resolution (p. 58)
  • 4 Bereavement and Children (p. 75)
  • 5 Pet Loss through Terminal Illness (p. 87)
  • 6 Euthanasia: A Personal Decision (p. 103)
  • 7 Deciding Final Arrangements (p. 114)
  • 8 Other Forms of Pet Loss (p. 136)
  • 9 Rituals and Meditations (p. 167)
  • 10 Pet Bereavement and Spirituality (p. 193)
  • Afterword (p. 209)
  • Notes (p. 210)
  • Glossary (p. 212)
  • Suggested Reading (p. 215)
  • Appendix (p. 218)

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