How You and Your Child can Cope With Loss of a Pet

Credits: Virginia State Parks on flickr By MARIA SIKOUTRIS DI IORIO  April 25, 2017 at 12:58 PM Animals provide companionship, acceptance, emotional support and unconditional love.  If you understand this connection between human and animal, then you understand that coping with loss and grief of a pet is no different than when a person you […]

Pet Loss Support – grief counseling – USA

Other Resources The Asso­ci­a­tion For Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB)  has an excellent website that we recommend: www.aplb.org Counselors in the USA Chicago VMA 630-325-1600 Cornell University 607-253-3932 University of Illinois 217-244-CARE (2273) Michigan State University 517-432-2696 P&G Pet Care, Pet Loss Support Hotline 888-332-7738 The Ohio State University 614-292-1823 Tufts University 508-839-7966 Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine […]

The traumatic loss of a pet under sudden and violent circumstances can leave an owner feeling powerless.

Grief over the death of a beloved pet can be devastating Ellie advises a reader who can’t recover from the death of a dog/best friend, killed by a pitbull in its owner’s presence.   DREAMSTIME The traumatic loss of a pet under sudden and violent circumstances can leave an owner feeling powerless. By: Ellie Advice, […]

Vet starts a pet bereavement programe

Pet-owner bereavement requires passage of time by Mirko Petricevic/Record staff Brien Thurston and Dr. Robert Close (veterinarian) at the Close Veterinary Clinic in Kitchener. They have developed a grief counselling/bereavement program for pet owners whose pets have died. August 05, 2010 WATERLOO — Until late last year Dr. Jennifer Heick spent her lunches strolling along […]

Pet Loss & Grief Support Program Offered by Animal Spirit Network

Animal Spirit Healing and Education Network is proud to welcome Teresa Wagner, instructor for ASN’s new Animal Loss & Grief Support Program. Instructor, Teresa Wagner – May 25, 2010 – Chicago, IL – Animal Spirit Healing and Education Network is proud to welcome Teresa Wagner, instructor for ASN’s new Animal Loss & Grief Support Program.  […]

Grieving the loss of a dearly loved animal friend? Pet loss counselling can help

    Losing an animal friend can feel as devastating as losing a human loved one. For many people their animal friend has been the most significant “other” in their lives and with the animal’s passing they experience a deep hurt and grief that often their human family and friends do not understand. They might […]