Grief Resources

Pet Loss Support

The Pet loss Support Group

Coral Springs Animal Hospital
2160 N. University Dr.
Coral Springs, FL 33071
Phone: 954-753-1800 Ext. 5501
Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:30pm - 8pm
Please RSVP by phone or email and include # of attendees. All ages welcome.

The International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care

Offering support to “pet parents,” this group remains dedicated to promoting knowledge of, and developing guidelines for comfort-oriented care to companion animals as they approach the end of life.

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

The Humane Society of Broward County

Pet Loss and Grieving group sessions are free to the public and meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm. Reservations are necessary.
Phone: 954.266.6834

Compassion Understood

A site written by pet loss experts and veterinarians in the UK to help navigate and answer all questions surrounding the end-of-life process

Pet Loss Hotlines

ASPCA National Pet Loss Hotline

877-GRIEF-10 (877-474-3310)
12 noon to 12 midnight daily

Pet Loss Support Hotline, Cornell University

Phone: 607-253-3932

Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline

Phone: 508-839-7966

Pet Loss Literature

Coping with the Loss of a Pet

Christina M. Lemieux, Wallace R. Clark, 1992

Living Through Personal Crisis

Ann Kaiser Stearns, Ballantine, 1984

Maya's First Rose

Martin Scott Kosins, Open Sky Books, 1992

When Your Pet Dies: How to Cope with Your Feeling

J. Quackenbush & D. Graveline, Simon & Schuster, 1985 (out of print-check with your library)

Grieving the Death of a Pet

Betty J. Carmack, Augsburg Books, January 1, 2003

Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet

Moira Anderson, M.Ed.

Goodbye, friend - healing wisdom for anyone who has ever lost a pet

Gary Kowalski

Illumination: Life Lessons from our Animal Companions

Amazon e-book by Lisa Shaw

Pet Loss Literature for Children

A Special Place for Charlee (children’s book)

Debby Morehead


B. Mellonie & R. Ingpen, Bantam Books, 198

Oh, Where Has My Pet Gone?

Sally Sibbett, B. Libby Press, 1991

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney

Judith Viorst, Aladdin Books, 1975

Dog Heaven

Cynthia Rylant

When a Pet Dies

Fred Rogers

For Every Dog an Angel

by Christine Davis

The Kids Book About Pet Loss: Grieving and Healing After Losing Your Pet (The Kids Book About . . .)

by Vicky Taylor

Memories of You: Pet Memory Book (Helping Kids Heal Series)

Erainna Winnett and Lucia Martinez

When Your Pet Dies...: A Healing Handbook for Kids (Elf-Help Books for Kids)

Victoria Ryan and R. W. Alley

Megan's Journey: A Story to Help Children Through the Loss of Their Much Loved Pets

Janet Peel

Other Helpful Links

Help to Find Missing Pets

Animal Communicator

Lisa Shaw
Phone: 954.597.6127
Offers free animal reiki circle on Facebook that meets 9am and 9pm EST every Sunday.


One Heart Pet Services


Love Ashes

Lost Creek Etching

Painted Angels  |  Elizabeth Maxwell, DVM

Portraits by Nancy A. Ellis


A Country Cat house - (an exceptional feline boarding facility)

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