Edinburgh Pet Health Center

Pet Loss Resources

Pet Loss Books (in our lending library)

A Final Act of Caring, by Mary & Herb Montgomery
Animals on the Other Side, by Sylvia Brown & Chris Dufrense
Blessing the Bridge, by Rita Reynolds
Good Dog. Stay., by Anna Quindlen
Good-bye My Friend, by Mary & Herb Montgomery
Goodbye, Friend, by Gary Kowalski
The Loss of a Pet, by Wallace Sife, Ph.D.
The Next Place, by Warren Hanson
Our Special Garden: Understanding Cremation, by Karen L. Carney
Pets Living with Cancer by Robin Downing
Saying Good-Bye To The Pet You Love by Greene, Ph.D. & Landis
Sleeping With Angels by Alan Blain Cunningham
The Souls of Animals, by Gary Kowalski 
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, by Judith Viorst
The Fall of the Freddie the Leaf, by Leo Buscaglia 
When Friendship Lives Beyond the Stars, by Dr. Amy Sugar 
When Your Pet Dies, by Quackenbush & Graveline

Pet Loss Books (available elsewhere)

Suggested Reading lists: Visit http://www.argusinstitute.colostate.edu/readtoc.htm

Pet Loss Handouts from EPHC

Please see our extensive list of PDFs for help.

Pet Loss Support Groups

The Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley offers a pet loss support group. Call 763-522-4325 for more information.

The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center and the School of Social Work have partnered together to offer a time-limited loss support group, Companion Animal Love, Loss, and Memories (CALLM). Visit their website for more details.

Other links

Argus Institute: Grief Resources

The Argus Institute is associated with Colorado State veterinary college. They have an excellent client support service and the website contains very valuable information for pet owners contemplating euthanasia and pet loss issues.