Pet Loss Support / Grief Counseling

Memorial Pet Services: Groups meet twice monthly. Contact Memorial Pet services for further details and registration. 608-836-7297

Online Pet Loss Resources

Dealing with the Death of a Pet: Comprehensive information to help with the bereavement process after losing a pet.

Special Needs Pets: All encompassing resources, information and support with all issues dealing with pets with special needs & euthanasia

Pet Partners: counselors, groups, websites, memorials, articles

Pet Loss and Bereavement Directory: counselors & support group

American Veterinary Medical Association: Help with making the decision. Also, search “pet loss” in Search AVMA box

Argus Institute: Grief Resources from Colorado State University

California Veterinary Medical Association: Grief Guidance to Help Owners Cope

American Animal Hospital Association: Dealing with the loss of a pet from the American Animal Hospital Assn.

Animal Hospice careAmerican Assn. of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians

Purdue University Center for the Human-Animal Bond: Resources for pet loss and grief

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement:  information and assistance to grieving animal lovers

In Memory of Pets.comtributes and memorials for beloved pets

Pet Loss Hotlines

UC Davis Pet Loss Support

Cornell University pet loss support hotline

University of Illinois pet loss helpline

Michigan State University pet loss support hotline

Tufts University pet loss support hotline

Washington State University pet loss hotline


The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

You can find more Pet Euthanasia Resources by visiting our services page.