Resources and Grief Support

Resources and Grief Support


Pet Loss Support Groups

Baltimore Humane Society
1st Tuesday of the month
RSVP required the Monday night prior to cemetery@bmorehumane.org

LOU: Lifting Others Up-Pet Loss Grief Support Group
3rd Thursday of the month
Contact Karen Klima at 410-925-8587 to RSVP

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement daily Chat Rooms
https://www.aplb.org/
https://www.aplb.org/chat-2/

Pet Loss Support Hotlines

Tufts University pet loss hotline
M-F 5pm-8pm & 24-hr voicemail services
(508) 839-7966
vet.tufts.edu/petloss/

Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline
M-F 5pm-8pm, Sat-Sun 11am-8pm
(607) 218-7457

Recommended Reading

  • Children's Books--

    • Where Lily Isn't by Julie Paschkis
    • Saying Goodbye to Your Pet: Children Can Learn to Cope with Pet Loss by Marge Eaton Heegaard
    • When You Have to Say Goodbye, Loving and Letting Go of Your Pet by Monica Mansfield, DVM
    • Saying Goodbye to Lulu by Corinne Demas
    • Stay by Katie Klise

  • Teens--

    • Deconstruction/Reconstruction: A Grief Journal for Teens created by The Dougy Center
    • Healing Your Grieving Heart ‘For Teens’: 100 Practical Ideas Dr. Alan Wolfelt

  • Adults--

    • Saying Goodbye to your Angel Animals: Finding Comfort After Losing Your Pet Allen and Linda Anderson
    • Goodbye Friend, Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet Gary Kowalski
    • Saying Goodbye To The Pet You Love: A Complete Resource To Help You Heal Lorri A. Greene, Ph.D. Jacquelyn Landis
    • Facing Farewell – Making The Decision To Euthanize Your Pet Julie Reck, DVM