All pet owners will eventually experience the loss of a beloved friend. You are not alone in your grief.
Pet parents and children in the house will need extra support during this time. Reaching out to a counselor can offer can help greatly. PetMed Animal Health Center maintains a small library or books for adults and children which may offer some guidance and validate the emotional toll of losing a pet.
Below is an amazing resource with a call center that may be helpful as you and your family heal.
Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement