Available online on dogwise.com, at local libraries and bookstores

· The Loss of a Pet: A Guide to Coping with the Grieving Process When a Pet Dies by Wallace Sife, Ph D.
· Goodbye Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet by Gary Kowalski
· Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet by Moira Anderson When Your Pet Dies: How to Cope with Your Feelings by Jamie Quackenbush and Denise Graveline
· Coping with the Loss of a Pet- A Gentle Guide for All Who Love a Pet by Christina Lemieux
· Crossing the Rubicon by Julie Kaufman
· Animals as Teachers and Healers by Susan Chernal McElroy
· Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Vistor Hansen, Marty Becker DVM, and Carol Kline
· Goodbye My Friend and A Final Act of Caring by Mary and Herb Montgomery
· The Final Farewell: Preparing for Mourning the Loss of Your Pet by Marty Tousley
· Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
· Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
· On Death and Dying and Death, The Final Stage of Growth by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Books Especially for children:

· For Every Dog an Angel or For Every Cat an Angel by Christine Davis
· Mr. Roger’s First Experience: When a Pet Dies by Fred Rogers
· Dog Heaven or Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylan
· The Tenth Good Things about Barney by J. Viorst
· Oh, Where Has my Pet Gone? A Pet Loss Memory Book, Ages 3-103 by Wayzata, Minn, and Libby
· Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
· I’ll Always Love You by H. Wilhem


Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement American Veterinary Medical Association Please note: web sites change frequently. To find new sites, search using key words such as “pet loss”, “pet death”, or “pet bereavement”.

Pet Loss Hotline:

Iams Pet Loss Support Center and Hotline: 1-888-332-7738

(Staffed Monday-Friday 8 am- 8pm)