Pet Loss Resources

petloss-3631Websites and Pet Loss Groups:

San Francisco SPCA Pet Loss Support Group and Resources
Meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 7:30-9 pm. No sign up necessary. Phone: 415-554-3050

Peninsula Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group
Meets the second Thursday of every month from 7-830 pm. No sign up necessary. Phone: 650-340-7022 x344
A resource for support through a network of individuals, pet loss articles, grief support, candle ceremony, poetry and tribute pages.



Screen Shot 2014-07-23 at 3.15.45 PMBooks for Adults:

Grieving the Death of a Pet By Dr. Betty Carmack, R.N., Ed.D

Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet By Moira Anderson, M.Ed.

A Thoughtful Guide for Adults and Children By Herbert A. Nieburg and Arlene Fischer

Pet Love By Betty White

Preparing for the Loss of a Pet By Myrna Milani

Blessing the Bridge By Rita Reynolds

Goodbye My Friends, Your Aging Pet and A Final Act of Caring By Mary and Herb Montgomery


Books for Children:

Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss By Claudia Jewitt

When A Pet Dies By Fred Rogers, G.P.

Snowflake in My Hand By Samantha Mooney

Cat Heaven By Cynthia Rylant

Dog Heaven By Cynthia Rylant

Goodbye, Friend By Gary Kowalski