Veterinarian Jennifer Scarlett of the San Francisco SPCA offers advice on coping with the death of a pet in this audio segment. Losing a pet can be devastating, and many struggle with a complicated blend of grief and guilt. Dr. Scarlett encourages owners who are mourning pets to reach out to others who are sympathetic, possibly through support groups, or consider keeping a journal if a quieter approach is preferred. She says the time it takes to be ready for a new pet after losing one is different for everyone.
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