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Going home [electronic resource] : finding peace when pets die / Jon Katz.

Katz, Jon. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345529282 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0345529286 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 166 p.) : ill.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Villard, c2011.

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Formatted Contents Note: Animal dreams : Orson -- The good life -- Speaking for your pet -- The perfect day -- Making a decision you can live with -- Responsibility and judgment -- Animal dreams : Elvis -- Before : brace yourself -- After : welcome grief -- Grieving around others -- Helping yourself, helping others -- Grieving and healing through stories -- Animal dreams : Stanley -- Guilt -- Saying goodbye -- Perspective -- Helping children -- Getting another pet -- Letter from a dog -- Afterword / by Debra A. Katz, M.D.
Summary, etc.: Presents a meditation on coping with the loss of an animal who has enriched one's life, sharing observations on the ways in which people grieve for their pets, related philosophical quesions, and the process of letting go.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Pet owners > Psychology.
Pets > Death > Psychological aspects.
Human-animal relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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