Losing a pet is difficult. Pets are family and losing one can make anyone struggle. This is true especially during the pandemic as individuals suffer the loss of pets. Individuals are home more and because of this the loss of a pet can even sting more. To many, during covid, the pet may be their only companion they see everyday.
The article, “9 Tips for Grieving the Loss of a Pet During the Pandemic, According to a Grief Specialist” by Erin Bunch looks at how individuals can better cope with the loss of a pet. The article states,
“And since pets tend to provide their owners with unconditional comfort and emotional support, their passing can leave a significant hole in our lives. Add this factor to the reality that many are spending more time at home with their pets than ever before due to COVID-19 safety measures, and the exacerbated sense of loss for those whose pets have died during the pandemic is much clearer.”
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Please also review AIHCP’s Pet Loss Grief Support program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in Pet Loss Grief Support.