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How to Cope with Losing a Pet

Friday, May 29th, 2020

Tufts’ veterinary social worker offers ways to process grief and build a new normal after a pet passes away

The Grief Counselor Is In

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Three questions for Eric Richman, Cummings School’s first veterinary social worker.

How do I console my mother, whose beloved elderly cat recently passed away?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Memories of a long, happy life together can comfort us and make us smile after a pet dies. People often think there is a “right” thing to say when talking to someone whose pet has died. But really, all that most grieving pet owners need is someone who listens and understands that they are sad.