Has a friend ever confided in you that the loss of their dog caused more grief than the death of a close relative? Have you ever felt this way yourself?

Society has conditioned us to feel ashamed of such emotions, but research suggests we are more than justified when we deeply mourn the loss of a furry friend.

If you can relate to this, you may find this article from iheartdogs.com interesting http://bit.ly/32TpzaA

Pictured is Talking about Loss founder, Jacqui with Vader at the village dog show.