Pet Loss Network logo

Compassion in the Workplace

Should employers give compassionate leave for pet bereavement? With contributions from Blue Cross (who have a compassionate leave policy for pet loss), HR consultancy (employers who treat employees with compassion cultivate loyalty and trust), and Professor of Labour Rights law Lydia Hayes (could there be a legal case for demanding compassionate leave?), this workshop explored […]

The Pet Loss Network begins…

In September 2020, The Pet Loss Network launched with a workshop identifying key challenges at the end of companion-animal life. These included how veterinary practitioners navigate euthanasia in a clinical context and as humans who have companion animals; how we explain pet death and bereavement to children; how pet crematoria care for animal remains and […]