Good article on how the pet, in this case, the dog, grieves the loss of an owner. Love is a two way street and dogs can grieve. It is important to realize in pet loss grief that the pet can experience owner loss grief.
The article, Why Do Some Dogs Stay By Their Owners’ Graves?, by Mike Clark states,
“Research indicates that dogs are able to feel very deep connections to humans, and they experience many emotions similarly to the way we do. As dog lovers, we already know that the love our dogs feel for us goes way beyond the need to have a food provider, and science backs up that claim.”
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Please also review our Pet Loss Grief Program