Preparing for the Loss of Your Pet: Saying Goodbye with Love, Dignity, and Peace of Mind

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Prima Pub., 1998 - Pets - 377 pages
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The loss of a pet can be as emotionally painful as the loss of any loved one. But facing that possibility beforehand will help you make the right decisions when the time comes. In "Preparing for the Loss of Your Pet, veterinarian Myrna Milani draws on her 25 years of personal experiences to help you prepare for the inevitable and guide you through the healing process. Here you will gain a deeper understanding of how to:
- Ensure a dignified farewell to your pet
- Understand the stages of pet loss and successfully cope with them
- Talk to children and help them cope with pet loss
- Deal with the different ways you can lose your pet--natural death, euthanasia, disappearance, and others
- And more

By following the thoughtful steps in this reassuring guide, you and your loved ones can come to terms with the loss of a pet.

"You can never replace a lost pet, but with insights into your own feelings about your pet you can go on to find peace. This book is the first step in gaining that insight."
--Alan M. Beck, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, author of "Between Pets and People

About the Author
Myrna Milani, D.V.M., is a practicing veterinarian and the author of many books on pet care, including "The Body Language and Emotion of Cats, The Body Language and Emotion of Dogs, DogSmart, and "CatSmart. A popular public speaker in the field of animal behavior, she lives in Charlestown, New Hampshire.

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Contents

Somewhere over the Rainbow
34
A Bolt Out of the Blue
66
The Long Goodbye Pet Loss As
99
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Myrna M. Milani graduated from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has taught and spoken widely on various aspects of the human-animal bond. She has also written The Body Language and Emotion of Cats (also available from Quill/William Morrow).

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