The purpose of this study is to explore the pet owners who experienced the grief and loss experience, understand the interaction of pet owners and pet, factor of pet death and pet owners with their own ideas and feelings, including positioning the role of the pet in the breeding history, that pet reaction with pet death moment is how to reach a new equilibrium in life.
This study for three pet death experience of pet owners, semi-structured interviews after the death of their pet after the course, the results show that participants would experienced negative emotions, but these emotions, which forward force of the participants also will be encouraged. The experience of participants, although the process has some differences, they won’t buried themselves of suffering and would tried to find direction of sublimation. Coexistence with lost, looking for direction and positive energy to enhance process. Through data analysis, results collation and are summarized as follows:
(1) Participants get along with the pet after pet roles, including: pet close family, pets life education teacher and pet family dynamics change.
(2) Participants in the pet died the moment thoughts, feelings and behavioral responses, including: the duration of pain and shock, it is difficult to face the fact of leaving.
(3) Participants in the death of the pet in life reaches a new equilibrium, including: the acceptance of a variety of negative emotions, to created a way to miss their pet and a positive path to tide over the grief.
Finally, the researchers for the results of the study that make relevant recommendations for psychological counseling professional work and future research directions , provide psychological professionals can also be used as a reference for future research.