Article Text

PDF
Understanding bereavement in animal owners
  1. Bronwen Williams and
  2. Rebecca Green

Abstract

Managing the death of owners' animals is a significant part of veterinary work, but how the loss of an animal affects people has received minimal attention in the literature. What literature there is on the subject often relies on older psychological models of grief which can simplify a unique and complex process. Here, Bronwen Williams and Rebecca Green explore the psychological theories of grief and consider the literature that examines grief in animal owners.

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.