Opinion http://tpr.org en Dealing With The Death Of A Pet Highlights Importance Of Adoption http://tpr.org/post/dealing-death-pet-highlights-importance-adoption <p>How do you deal with the death of a loved one? A pet?</p><p>It can certainly be difficult, and the process is not easy. Unfortunately, dealing with the pain has been all too familiar around my house lately.</p><p>Eight years ago while living in Joplin, Mo., we came across a little black-coated, white-footed ball of energy at the Joplin Humane Society. We had no idea what breed he was, but we knew he was very sweet and in desperate need of a home. I was convinced we needed to adopt him, and to persuade my wife only took introducing them.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:08:06 +0000 Ryan Loyd 2795 at http://tpr.org Dealing With The Death Of A Pet Highlights Importance Of Adoption