• K.C. Dreisbach, LMFT

Pet Loss: 5 Tips for Coping with Pet Loss

Updated: Apr 4

Any form of loss is difficult, and grief comes in many different forms. Consider the loss of a loved one, a home, a friend, or even a dream. All of these losses can produce heartache and grief. For children, their first loss is often that of a beloved family pet. Helping kids manage the loss of their pet can be difficult for parents and caregivers to navigate, especially if they are grieving themselves.

In today’s post, I’m going to help you learn my 5 tips for guiding your child through the grieving process. (**SPOILER ALERT** These same tips might even help YOU process your grief too.)

1. Process Grief- Don't run from it!