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How Pets Help You Grieve After A Cremation Service

July 23, 2018 • Teri Vila-Caballero

Pets are creatures that provide us with emotional support and companionship. If you have a dog, a cat, or another pet, it might be hard for you to imagine your life without them. Pets can help us through tough times and they love us when it feels as if no one else does. If you have recently experienced a loss of a loved one and have attended a North Miami, FL cremation service, your pet might be able to help you ease your way through the pain. Here are some things pets can do.

The Ultimate Companionship

Grieving can be lonely and some people find that they isolate themselves from others because they don’t feel like socializing. During that time, pets are there by your side and can be therapeutic through the hardest times.North Miami, FL cremation service

Happiness Lies In The Pets

Studies show that pets decrease Cortisol production. That hormone is one that leads to stress and it is most definitely present in those who are grieving. Being around a pet makes you happier and can help you keep your mind off your loss. When the dog needs a walk, it forces you to get outside and do something healthy for yourself as well. That will help you have a brighter outlook on the future overall.

The Unconditional Love Everyone Needs

Everyone wants to be loved unconditionally and that’s just what you need when you are going through a hardship. Your pet is there when you get home and when you go to bed and even when you get up. Their life is centered around you and what you do for them. Their love is sometimes just what we need to remind ourselves that we have a lot in our lives, even after a big loss.

The Comfort Of A Nice Hug

Pets are intuitive creatures and they can often sense when we are sad and going through a hard time. Have you ever noticed your pet snuggling against you extra when you are home sick? The same can be true when you are grieving. Your pet can give you comfort and the go ahead to cry as necessary. You don’t have to feel self-conscious with them and they are there when you’re ready to snuggle.

Are you going through a loss? Contact a funeral home in North Miami, FL for cremation service options. At Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory, we understand loss and we encourage you to take advantage of any comfort you can get—even from your pets. We’re here to help you through the tough parts by providing cremation services you need to honor your loved one in their final services. Give us a call at (305) 631-0001 to talk to our funeral director or set up an appointment. You can also stop by and see us at 2546 SW 8th St Miami, FL 33135. Loss is never easy, but we are here for you when you need us most.

Teri Vila-Caballero

Teri Vila-Caballero

Teri Vila-Caballero is the Pre Need Director at Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory. She joined the team in 2012 to fulfill her calling to serve our community.

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