A man and his dog were walking along a road. The man was enjoying the scenery when suddenly it occurred to him that he was dead. He remembered dying and that the dog walking beside him had been dead for some time also.
After a while, they came to a high, white stone wall along one side of the road. It looked like fine marble. At the top of a long hill, it was broken by a tall arch that glowed in the sunlight. When he was standing before it, he saw a magnificent gate in the arch that looked like mother-of-pearl, and the street that led to the gate looked as though it were paved with pure gold. He and the dog walked toward the gate, and as he got closer, he saw a man at a desk to one side.
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Grief over Pet Loss is universal. It has no gender, color, age, race, political or financial demographic. We may all experience grief very differently and most assuredly we all cope with it a little differently. The grief truly does vary with each loss. I have learned that to fight the profound sadness and sense of loss is fruitless but to try to surround myself with others who have had the same experience. I have also found it helpful to read encouraging words often more eloquently stated than I am able.
I have gathered here a collection of words and thoughts expressed by people; some famous some not so famous but perhaps you will find here a story similar to your own or some words that express just how you feel or how someone you know feels.
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