It may be hard for those without pets to understand, but the death of a pet is a profound loss. Pets are family members. And when their time comes, it can be traumatic for anyone at any age. With that in mind, shouldn't employers allow pet parents to take a grieving period away from work?
One of the best qualities we all see in our dogs is their unwavering loyalty. But there are a few pups who took loyalty to a whole other level. In fact, these dogs continued to display their total devotion even after the passing of their beloved owners.
Caring people want to help friends through the grieving process when they lose a pet. You might be one of those people, and maybe you're wondering what you can do for a friend or family member who feels helpless during this time.
While some insist that it's too hard to stay with their dogs during euthanasia, others have fired back saying that it's the least you can do for your pet in their final moments. The argument reached a head when a veterinarian shared their opinion.
“When our 14-year-old Border Collie Natasha was put down after a long battle with chronic kidney failure, it was one of the most traumatic events I’d ever faced,” writer and dog mom Joanne Brokaw shared.