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Updated Nov 22, 2019
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Could Use Some Heartfelt Advice Please

August 17, 2008 by lacey s. - Dayton, OH

sadly, we had to put our beloved family dog to sleep today. i'll spare everyone the details, but we did the humane th...

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Putting Our Cat down - How Do I Tell My 4 Year Olds?

July 09, 2008 by Amy P. - South Londonderry, VT

Our cat is 20 years old and it's time. He's been with my husband for this entire time (and me for 16 years) so it's ...

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Lost Pet, When to Handle the Issue of Getting a New Puppy

July 14, 2009 by Elizabeth C. - Canton, MI

We just lost our dog, a wonderful springer spainiel that was only 6 years old. Naturally we were not expecting it. ...

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Our Family Pet Was Killed Unexpectedly

December 31, 2006 by Diane G. - Williamstown, NJ

Our not quite two-year-old husky was attacked and killed by two pit bulls. Our children are all feeling the loss, th...

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Off Topic, Pet Related, but Need Some Advice

October 31, 2006 by meghan s. - Columbus, OH

OK, I really need some opinions on this because I am really devastated and at a loss. Last night I come home fro...

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How to Explain

May 12, 2008 by Angela S. - Pasco, WA

How do I explain the death of our dog to my 3 and a half year old daughter. My puppy dog that was just 5 months old ...

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Death of a Beloved Pet

June 30, 2009 by Kate M. - Huntersville, NC

I need some help deciding how to explain the death of our dog Cooper to our 3 year old, CAllie. Cooper is 14 years o...

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Books to Explain to a 4 Year Old?

April 22, 2009 by Jennifer G. - Tinley Park, IL

Our dog just got diagnosed with a disease that will shortly take her life. Does anyone know of any books to help my ...

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Missing Cat

July 30, 2008 by fran g. - Nashua, NH

how to handle a 3yr old female indoor cat that likes to go out and is out tonight and play and only went out once bef...

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How to Help My Six Yr Old Daughter with the Possible Loss of Our Pet Chihuahua

March 03, 2008 by Lisa D. - Medford, OR

Hello, We have a sweet little chihuahua who has been the delight of our lives since we got him Christmas of 06. H...