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Books for Adults

To Bless the Space Between Us, A Book of Blessings by John O’Donohue.

Healing After Loss – Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief by Martha Hickman

Saying Goodbye To The Pet You Love: A Complete Resource To Help You Heal by Lorri A. Greene, Ph.D. and Jacquelyn Landis.

Animal Blessings – Prayers and Poems Celebrating our Pets by June Cotner.


Books for Children

I’ll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm

When a Pet Dies by Fred Rogers

Healing your heart when your animal friend is gone: A children’s pet bereavement workbook. Cardeccia, K. (2004).

Saying Goodbye to Your Pet: Children Can Learn to Cope with Pet Loss by Marge Eaton Heegaard (Fairview Press Minneapolis, 2001)

Saying Goodbye to Lulu by Corinne Demas. (Little, Brown & Co, 2004)

Sammy in the Sky by Barbara Walsh, illustrated by Jamie Wyeth (Candlewick Press, 2011)


Books for Teens

Healing a Teen’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Families, Friends and Caregivers by Dr. Alan Wolfelt. (Companion Press, 2001)

Healing Your Grieving Heart ‘For Teens’: 100 Practical Ideas by Dr. Alan Wolfelt. (Companion Press, 2001)


Grief Support Links

Coping With the Loss of Your Companion Animal

How to Explain the Death of a Pet to a Young Child

APLB Children and Pet Loss

Petloss Support Hotline

Suicide Prevention Lifeline



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