Best Friend Gone Project

The Best Friend Gone Project is a service offered by LSU Vet Med to help those are dealing with the loss of a pet. Grief is the emotional process that one experiences following a loss. It can be thought of as the process of letting go or saying goodbye. The emotions experienced during the grief process can be intense and seem overwhelming, and occasionally people may feel their emotions are "out of control." However, it is common for pet owners to feel:

  • Numb
  • Guilty
  • Angry
  • Lonely
  • Hopeless
  • Depressed
  • Anxious
  • Withdrawn
  • Fatigued