Yes, Dogs Grieve…And How To Help Them

State Funeral And Burial Of Queen Elizabeth
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Members of the Royal Household walking some Corgis on September 19, 2022 in Windsor, England. The committal service at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, took place following the state funeral at Westminster Abbey. A private burial in The King George VI Memorial Chapel followed. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III. Justin Setterfield/Pool via REUTERS

Chattanooga, TN – The Pulse:

As the Queen’s corgis say goodbye, you may be wondering: Do pets grieve?

Research shows that our furry friends do mourn, and their activities and behavior can change after a close human companion passes on.

Some signs include hiding, cowering, irritability, anxiety, and changes in appetite. The best way to help a grieving pup is to maintain routines, provide a sense of security, and, of course, plenty of attention.