06/18/2015 09:07 EDT | Updated 06/18/2015 09:59 EDT

Death Of A Pet: How To Explain This Loss To Your Child

The death of a pet affects the whole family, but it can be particularly emotional for a child who might be experiencing loss of a loved one for the first time.

Since death is such a sensitive subject, the video above is here to help. Not only does it explain what type of language parents should use when teaching kids about the death of a pet, but also how parents can help their children cope.

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