Pets & People have put this resource together for grieving pet owners. We hope these articles and stories help you cope and heal in this difficult time.

You may also like to read about our counsellors who are experienced, compassionate and available to help and support you when you need it most.

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Pet Loss & Children

    Rainbow Paws Memorials

    Faithful friends deserve the best. RainbowPaws allows you to create a lasting memorial by transforming ashes from a pet cremation into new life through infusion into a living plant. Keep memories alive with […]

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    Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

      The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Counselling and Support Service, provides a Victorian statewide specialist bereavement service for individuals, children and families who need assistance following the death of a companion […]

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    24/7 Pet Loss Support hotline

    Thanks to a Pets & People initiative, grieving animal lovers can now call a national hotline to be connected with a qualified and experienced counsellor who can help them cope with their loss. Dr Michael O’Donoghue […]

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    Beyond Blue

    Grief is a natural response to loss. It might be the loss of a loved one, relationship, pregnancy, pet, job or way of life. The more significant the loss, the more intense the […]

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    Absent Companion and Adversity Wellbeing Services

    Absent Companion and Adversity Wellbeing Services (ACAWS) is a no-charge phone counselling line for grieving or distressed individuals, attended to by qualified counsellors registered with the Australian Counselling Association with additional grief training. We offer  appointment-based […]

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    Lifeline Australia

    Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services.  13 11 14 is a confidential telephone crisis support service available 24/7 […]

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    Pet Cemetaries, Funerals & the AfterLife