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Pet Loss Resources

petloss-3631Websites and Pet Loss Groups:

San Francisco SPCA Pet Loss Support Group and Resources
eets on the first Tuesday of the month from 7-830pm. Please see the website regarding contact information and how to join.

Peninsula Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group
Meets on the second Thursday of each month from 7-830pm. Please see the website for contact information and how to join.

Pet Cloud Grief Support Services for Pet Loss
Support groups for Anticipatory Bereavement and Pet Loss, as well as Individual Support Programs.
Standing Sunday support groups every Sunday at 3pm and 6pm. Please see the website regarding contact information and how to join.

Petloss.com
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

You’re Still With Me by Lisa M. Algee, E.F. Tongson