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Coping Suggestions for Someone Who is Grieving.
If you are grieving for an animal that is sick, one that is dying, or one that has died, you are not alone. Visit our forums for support.

Making The Decision
Your decision to have your pet euthanized is a serious one and seldom easy to make. Click here for some insightful thoughts.

Will we see our pets again? Do animals have a soul? A spirit?
Click here for some respected thoughts on the subject.

Frequently Asked Questions about the grief we must journey through.
How long does grief last? Is it normal to feel like you’re going crazy? and other questions you may have during this time. Click Here for caring answers.

Helping children cope with the loss of a pet.
For guidelines on helping a child through the loss of a pet, click here

Providing Pet Loss Grief Support
A guide to providing Pet Loss Grief Support to others.

Do Pets Grieve?
For thoughts on the subject, click here

Adopting A New Pet
How soon should you adopt another pet? Click here for an informative article.

Grieving During The Holidays
Having to suffer a loss during the holidays is compounded by the usual emotions of the season. Here you will find suggestions to help you.

Pet Loss and Bereavement Books

Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet by Gary Kowalski

Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates by Gary Kurz

When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering, and Healing by Alan D. Wolfelt PhD CT

Saying Goodbye to Your Angel Animals by Allen Anderson

Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die by Jon Katz

Death, Loss, and Grief in Literature for Youth, by Alice Crosetto and Rajinder Garcha

Snort’s Special Gift, A Family Story, by Suzann Yue, Illustrated by Lin Wang.  Children’s picture book that addresses ways to grieve and remember a beloved family pet.

Grieving the Death of a Pet, by Betty J. Carmack

A 30-Day Guide to Healing from the Loss of Your Pet, by Gael J. Ross

Coping With Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet by Moira K. Anderson

The Human-Animal Bond and Grief by Laurel S. Lagoni, Carolyn Butler, and Suzanne Hetts

ASPCA Pet Loss Resources



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