pet bereavement

New Zealand’s first Pet Loss Support hotline established at 0800 114 421

By Georgia Mountford / November 11, 2018
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Pet loss is most often associated with the death of animal, but can also be experienced through other scenarios – such as a relationship breakup, a relocation or a missing pet. People are no longer expected to grieve alone. Support is a phone call away. An New Zealand national hotline has been set up to connect grieving animal lovers with counsellors who can help them cope with their loss.

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Pet Loss & Bereavement – Dr Michael O’Donoghue with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

By Michael O'Donoghue / July 15, 2018

Pets and People was founded by Dr Michael O’Donoghue and Penny Carroll to provide a supportive process to help people through the grief often experienced through the loss of a companion animal. In a recent interview on the ABC.net.au, Michael describes the profound effects that our animal companions have on our lives, and the intense grief that can […]

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