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Dogs have feelings too: Heartbreaking video shows family burying dogs brother

Dogart_thumb By Ellen | August 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Everyone has a different way of approaching grief and sharing the news with loved ones when a family member dies. One decision a pet parent can make is to show a deceased family pet to another pet. Will this help the surviving pet understand the loss? It’s difficult to know. In the case of this family, they decided to let their dog witness the burial of their dog. This dog is upset that his brother has passed away and is about to be buried. His reaction is truly heartbreaking.

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