Morris Animal Foundation: Saying Good-bye

It’s never easy to say good-bye to a dear friend
Photo by Morris Animal Foundation

Understanding Pet Loss and Grief
Nancy Kay Clark, BSB/M, CVT
Morris Animal Foundation

Do you remember the first dog you knew? What about the first one you loved? Sadie was a basset hound. Mellow to the bone, ears in her water bowl, low and slow and even-keeled. I was just a young girl, and Sadie lived at my level. She let me pull on her ears, dress her up, and hug her whenever I needed. Dogs, like Sadie, affect our lives deeply and often are the first to teach us about unconditional love….

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