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Talking to your child when a pet dies

Published 03/29/2009, INFORUM

The loss of a pet can be especially hard on children, who often view the pet as a beloved family member. A pet’s passing also is often a child’s first exposure to death, so it’s important he or she learns how to cope with it – and the other losses that will follow in life – in a healthy way.

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