How to Help your Children Say Good-bye to a Family Pet

Blog about how difficult it is to say goodbye to a family pet. Discuss how many others may not understand especially if they are not pet owners themselves. Give tips and advice on how to comfort your family during the loss of a pet and how long is long enough before getting another pet. Discuss ways to cope by talking with others who have lost pets, volunteering at a pet shelter, have younger children write a journal.