The Pet Professional’s Guide to Pet Loss: Preventing Burnout, Supporting Your Clients, and Managing the Business of Grief
As a pet care professional—how many times have you had a client that just received the news their pet is terminally ill, has died tragically, or is dealing with pet hospice? And how many times have you had to deliver the news yourself? You are not sure what to say, but you want to be compassionate and helpful. You are literally either lost for words, feel like you said the wrong thing, or would like to be more effective when delivering the news.
As a pet care professional, it is critical to know how to help your clients when they are faced with pet loss grief. With the increasing growth in your industry there will be more demands on you and your business. It will be essential to make it a daily practice to take care of yourself. Compassion fatigue and burnout are real, and they both have a way of sneaking up on you.
This book is comprehensive guide for all pet care professionals. It is your resource to gain a basic knowledge of—grief and loss, self-care, how to support your clients within your scope of practice, and the business of grief.