Help for Grieving Pet Owners
05/29/2010

Owners provide for pets as family members and grieve when they lose a pet. The new book "So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose," by Laurie Kaplan guides them through their grief journey and presents a new perspective on pet loss grief.

Online PR News – 29-May-2010 – – More than half of the households in the U.S. have a pet. After providing a pet with unconditional love, medical care and home care as a member of the family, owners grieve when they lose a beloved pet. Friends and family say, "Get over it, it's just a pet!" But, without support, grievers push aside their feelings and are crippled by remorse for years.
In June 2010, JanGen Press will release So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose, by Laurie Kaplan of Ossining, NY. In this book, Kaplan provides support and validation to grieving pet owners and a new perspective of the grief process and of pet loss as it differs from other types of grief.
Beside each page of text, readers write their personal answers to a series of questions related to the text. Questions are carefully composed to expertly guide readers along their own journey, from learning that their pet is in end of life care to the loss and their grief.
As founder/administrator of the Magic Bullet Fund, Kaplan provides financial assistance, guidance and support to families who have a dog with cancer but can’t afford treatment. including support after their loss. So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose offers all readers this same support, to move through grief and finally celebrate their memories of the magical person-pet bond.
So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose available from publisher: www.JanGenPress.com.
Retailers are invited to order through Baker & Taylor.

Author Bio: Laurie Kaplan, MSC
Founder and administrator: Magic Bullet Fund (www.themagicbulletfund.org) ♦ Author: Help Your Dog Fight Cancer (www.helpyourdogfightcancer.com) ♦ Co-author: Canine and Feline Geriactric Oncology ♦ Member: Dog Writers Association of America ♦ Former editor: Catnip newsmagazine ♦ Co-founder: Volunteer dog walking and training program, SPCA of Westchester NY.

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