HolisticalVets LLC's
List of Pet Loss Support Resources

The resources listed below are provided solely for informational purposes only. HolisticalVets LLC is not affiliated with any of the organizations listed below and the inclusion or exclusion of resources does not in any way indicate an endorsement or lack of one.

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Pet Loss Support
(Group Chat and Phone Calls)

Online Written Resources

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Books for Adults and Children

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For children:
  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf by Leo Buscaglia, PhD
  • Remembering My Pet by Nachama Liss-Levinson, PHD and Rev. Molly Phinney Baskette, MDiv.
  • Remembering Pets by Gina Dalpra-Berman
  • I’ll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judy Viorst
  • Where the Tomorrows Go by Manoj S. Abraham
  • Ida, Always by Caron Levis and Charles Santoso
For adults:
  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  • Kindred Spirit, Kindred Care: Making Health Decisions on Behalf of Our Animal Companions by Shannon Fujimoto Nakaya, DVM
  • The Last Walk by Jessica Pierce
  • Healing the Pain of Pet Loss: Letters in Memoriam by Kymberly Smith
  • Animals: God’s Faithful Servants by Joe King
  • Crossing the Rainbow Bridge by Colleen Nicholson
  • Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet by Gary Kowalski
  • Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die by Jon Katz
  • Grieving the Death of a Pet by Betty Carmack
  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche
  • Goodbye My Friend: Grieving the Loss of a Pet by Mary and Herb Montgomery
  • Euthanasia of the Companion Animal: The Impact on Pet Owners, Veterinarians, and Society by William J. Kay
  • Loving and Losing a Pet by Michael Stern, PhD and Susan Cropper, DVM
  • Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet by Moira K. Anderson
  • When Your Pet Dies by Jamie Quackenbush