A Gentle and Healthy Approach to Children and Pet Loss

Children and pet loss are an emotional combo If we consider pets to be members of the family, our children certainly feel the same way. Kids tend to develop strong attachments to pets, often relating to them in the same way as siblings, playmates, and trusted confidants. The loss of a pet may be a child’s first experience with death, and how their grief is handled by the family can impact them throughout their life.

Children and pet loss is often viewed as a tricky subject, but it doesn’t have to be. Your friends at Goldorado Animal Hospital want you to know that we’re here to support you and your family as you navigate the aftermath of pet loss together. Read the rest of this entry »

Pet Loss Support: National Pet Memorial Day

pet loss support

Losing a cherished pet can be a heartbreaking and often traumatic experience. Many of us think of our four-legged friends as furry family members. The feelings of grief and loss we face when our animals pass away can be very devastating.

Pet Loss Support

Having pet loss support during this hard time is important.  Honoring a pet’s memory can be a valuable step in the grieving process and as we approach National Pet Memorial Day, we asked our Goldorado Team their favorite ways to cherish a loved one’s memory:

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