The act of saying goodbye is an important step in managing the natural and healthy feelings of grief, sorrow, and sense of loss. Your pet is an important part of your life and it is natural to feel you are losing a friend – for you are.
Pet Loss Grief Resources
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University, provides compassionate support for people who care about animals, including pet loss resources and recommended reading for both adults and children.
A nonprofit association of volunteers who are knowledgeable about the tender subject of pet death and dedicated to helping people during this very special kind of bereavement. The website contains an extensive list of resources related to pet loss.
A program of The Ohio State University that, recognizes and honor the human-animal bond by providing support and resources to animal owners.
Grief support and resources, including Pet Loss Forums, Helplines, Pet Loss Chat, and Tips on How to Cope.
A variety of resources to help you cope with the loss of your pet, including helplines.
Offers pet loss and grief support counseling resources for pet parents and veterinary professionals.
National resources as well as a listing of resources available by state.