Grief and Bereavement Resources

Websites

Veterinary Wisdom Pet Parents Resource Center

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement: information and chat rooms about pet loss and grief, including anticipatory grief

Pet Loss Helplines

ASPCA Pet Loss Hotline
877-474-3310

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Pet Loss Support
540-231-8038
www.vetmed.vt.edu/vet-memorial/support.asp

Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline
(staffed by trained student volunteers)
508-839-7966
www.tufts.edu/vet/petloss/

Full list of helpline numbers 

Children's books

Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst