WALLACE SIFE, Ph.D. is a psychologist and internationally renowned authority on pet bereavement, and a pioneer in this field. The first edition of this celebrated classic won the prestigious Maxwell Award for the best nonfiction pet book of 1993. Dr. Sife founded and is the CEO of the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB), a nonprofit organization that offers a broad spectrum of help to grieving pet owners (www.aplb.org). He also is renowned for his special seminars to train counselors in this field.
Pets are not only healing presences, they also bring the magic of unabashed love into our lives. So when one of them dies, the loss can be crushing--and lingering. This book, The Loss of a Pet, is healing balm for those who are in the midst of this grief. --Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom