Welcome to the Sheltie Nation Angels Pet Loss Grief Center. You are not alone with your grief. You will share a bond with those who have also lost a loved pet. Anyone who considers a pet a beloved friend, companion, or family member knows the intense pain that accompanies the loss of that friend.

Though we can not bring back our loved ones, there are places and things we can do to have comfort. Below are some resources.

For immediate support you can call:

  Tufts’ University Pet Loss Support Line



ASPCA National Pet Loss Hotline



In Canada

Pet Loss Support Hotline, Ontario Veterinary College

519-824-4120 x53694

Tuesday – Thursday 6:00 pm -9:00 pm ET.
An answering service is available outside regular hotline hours.

Sheltie Angels Forum

The Sheltie Nation is here for you to discuss the devastation of your loss and the eventual understanding of how your beloved Sheltie affected your life. We have a specific forum where you can chat with others about your companion.


It is as natural and necessary to grieve for the loss of a pet as it is for any loved one who dies. And it is important to have compassion and support in one’s time of grief. We have complied several resources to assist you and your loved ones during a difficult time.