Losing a pet is very difficult and not everyone understands the heartache we go through. This thoughtful, supportive book, written by a Unitarian Universalist minister from Vermont, offers sound comforting advice for dealing with the death of a pet. Kowalski provides helpful insight for the period before death enabling us to make better decisions about the final stages of our pet's life. He includes a section on ritual and ceremonies as well as spiritual guidance. Well worth reading and an excellent gift for other animal lovers.