ELI5: Explain Like I'm 5

animal chaplains

Dear young one, have you ever heard of chaplains? Yes? Great! Animal chaplains are people who help animals and their humans when they are going through tough times, just like regular chaplains help people who are sad or sick.

Animal chaplains help animals during times of illness, trauma, or death. They provide comfort to the animal and support to the humans who are taking care of them. Animal chaplains can also help people who feel like their pets are part of their family, and who might be struggling with grief and loss after the death of their pet.

Sometimes, when a pet is very sick or has passed away, people might need someone to talk to who understands how much their pet meant to them. This is where animal chaplains can come in and provide a listening ear and a reassuring presence.

In summary, animal chaplains are special helpers that provide comfort and support to animals and their humans during tough times like sickness or death. They understand how much animals can mean to people and help them cope when they are feeling sad or struggling.