Your pet is your special friend and cherished companion. Dealing with their loss or impending loss can prove painful beyond imagining. B. J. Shonk has been there, and she's ready to help guide you through the grieving process with wisdom, compassion, and insight. Missing Pieces...Broken Heart provides much-needed tools and support to promote healing after the death, disappearance, or impending loss of a beloved pet. An accessible, powerful resource for everyone, especially devastated pet owners, and a valuable aid for veterinary professionals and animal caregivers alike, this book offers advice on how to - Understand universally loss is loss, whether a pet or a person - it all hurts - Acknowledge, experience, better understand, and not bury your grief - Comprehend and navigate the euthanasia process before and after - Support your children, and console remaining family pets through the tragedy - Better understand Quality of Life and End of Life decisions - Advocate for your pet, and partner with your vet - Address compassion fatigue and much more Whether your pet had fur, fins, feathers, or scales-if they brightened your life for many years or left much too early-Missing Pieces...Broken Heart will help you say your final goodbyes and positively progress through grief to recovery, as you preserve and embrace their memories to mend your broken heart.