Pet Grief

Is it Grief or Depression?

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Grief sometimes leads to episodes of major depression, but grief and depression are two different things. It can be hard for those grieving and the people around them to tell the two apart. Read this post to learn how to distinguish the between grief and depression?

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Disenfranchised Grief: The Pain of Suffering Alone

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Disenfranchised grief is grief that is not recognised or fully acknowledged by others. The lack of support makes grieving especially difficult. In this post we explore disenfranchised grief and three experiences that may lead to disenfranchised grief including the loss of a pet or companion animal, the death of a secret partner or a miscarriage. After reading this you will be able to recognise disenfranchised grief and provide support or get the support you need.

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