Course Description

The human-animal bond is a beautiful part of our humanity. Sharing love and companionship with animals is paramount to our own wellbeing, meaning the loss of a pet can be overwhelming and wrought with personal struggle. In this module, students will explore the depth of the human-animal bond, learn new ways of supporting the bereaved client, and become more familiar with the stages of grief, including pathologic and complicated grief.

Course curriculum

    1. Pet Loss Support Module

    2. End of Module Quiz

    3. End of Module Survey

About this course

  • $60.00
  • 3 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content


CHPV, CPEV, DACAW resident Dr. Kathleen Cooney

Dr. Kathleen Cooney has been practicing advanced end-of-life care since 2006. She is the founder and Senior Director of Medical Education for the Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy (CAETA). Dr. Cooney is well known for her work in companion animal euthanasia and is an author and international speaker on the subject. She is a strong advocate for best practices in all aspects of end-of-life care and loves all things old and gray.

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