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Animal Attraction: Pet Loss Support Group Meets Tonight

Animal Attraction:  Pet Loss Support Group Meets Tonight

by Stacy Fox

khou.com

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 5:50 AM

The Houston SPCA’s Pet Loss Support Group meets Tuesday, February 5, 2013, from 6pm to 7pm. The meeting will be held in the conference room in the shelter, 900 Portway Drive, Houston, TX 77024.

To share your life with a companion animal is to truly experience unconditional love and whether that pet dies, is lost or stolen, or placed in a new home, the end of that relationship can be devastating and one of the most difficult times in a person’s life.  In fact, psychologists recognize that the grief suffered by pet owners after the loss of a beloved pet is the same as that experienced after the loss of a person. 

Sometimes family members and friends don’t understand the intense pain associated with the loss of a companion animal and find it difficult to offer support.  The Houston SPCA's Pet Loss Support Group is facilitated by a licensed professional counselor specializing in grief, loss and crisis counseling and provides a safe, supportive environment where thoughts and emotions can be shared with those of similar circumstances and feelings of grief are understood and validated.

SOURCE and LINK:
Houston SPCA
www.houstonspca.org

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