Managing pet loss grief and sadness

Treating your clients with extra compassion during this challenging time can further bond them to your clinic.

There are techniques we can use within the practice to help prevent euthanasia and pet deaths from harming or causing long-term fatigue in clients and ourselves. One of those ways is by helping join pet owners in their grief without internalizing their trauma for ourselves. We need to remember we are not grieving for that pet in that moment, but instead we are empathizing with that owner’s sadness.

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