Grieving a Loss? Coping with the Death of a Pet

Coping With The Death Of A Pet

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”

- Anatole France

Hospice of the Piedmont, the oldest and most experienced hospice in the region, is expert at providing compassionate pain control and symptom management for terminally ill patients, and serving loved ones with a wide variety of grief support programs. It shouldn’t surprise you that we completely understand the love, acceptance, and trust that humans and their pets share...and how devastating the loss of a beloved pet can be. It’s perfectly normal to grieve for a cherished animal friend. We can help.

Facing the hard decision to euthanize? Grieving the death of your pet? We’ve made it easy for you to get the information you need to cope. The following resources cover everything from euthanasia and grief, to helping children and the elderly deal with the loss, to supporting surviving animals in your home.


Sad about losing a cherished pet?
We know what you’re going through.
Contact Hospice of the Piedmont now:

1-800-975-5501, 434-817-6900, or bereavementinfo@hopva.org.