Healthy Pet.com — Hospice Care - Ending Life With Compassion
Veterinary Wisdom for Pet Parents — Body Care for Your Companion Animal
Delta Society — Importance of grieving
Pet Loss Support Page — Tips on coping with pet loss
Grief Healing — Helping children cope with a pet’s euthanasia
Veterinary Wisdom for Pet Parents — Helping children cope with pet loss
Grief Healing — Pet loss and the elderly
Petloss.com — How to write a story about your pet
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN:
Buscaglia, L. (1982). The Fall of Freddie the Leaf. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorporated.
Liss-Levinson, N. & Baskette, M.P. (2007). Remembering My Pet: A Kid’s Own Spiritual Remembering Workbook for When a Pet Dies. Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths Publishing.
Viorst, J. (1987). The Tenth Good Thing About Barney. New York: Atheneum.
BOOKS FOR ADULTS:
Allen, M.A. (2007). Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet. Dog Ear Publishing.
Carmack, B. (2003). Grieving the Death of a Pet. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Books.
Lagoni, L. & Butler, C. (1994). The Human-Animal Bond and Grief. Saunders.
Reynolds, R. & Kowalski, G. (2011). Blessing the Bridge: What Animals Teach Us About Death, Dying, and Beyond. Troutdale, OR: New Sage Press.
Wolfelt, A. (2004). When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering, and Healing. Fort Collins, CO: Companion Press.
Children and Pet Loss David Meagher, EdD, CT interviewed by Dr. Gloria Horsley of Open to Hope Foundation
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