In a survey conducted by pet CBD oil maker Honest Paws, 68% of respondents said grieving the loss of their pet was more difficult than the death of a family member or friend, and 17% said pet loss was equal to that of a family member or friend.
Survey findings include:
90% said pet loss was one of the most profound losses in their life
72% said someone diminished the significance of their loss (“It’s just a dog”)
34% didn’t have support from someone who understood the profundity of their loss
24% said the hardest part was no longer having a source of unconditional love