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Books & Other Resources


Suggestted Readings

  • The Loss of a Pet: A Guide to Coping with the Grieving Process When a Pet Dies, Fourth Edition by Wallace Sife (2014)

  • Grieving the Death of a Pet by Betty J. Carmack (2003)

  • Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet by Gary Kowalski (2012)

  • When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering and Healing by Alan D. Wolfelt PhD CT (2004)

  • The Pet Loss Companion: Healing Advice from Family Therapists Who Lead Pet Loss Groups by Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio and Nancy Saxton-Lopez (2013)

  • Paw Prints in the Stars: A Farewell and Journal for a Beloved Pet by Warren Hanson (2008)

Books for Children

  • Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant (1995)

  • The Kids Book About Pet Loss: Grieving and Healing After Losing Your Pet by Vicky Taylor (2013)

  • I'll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm (1988)

  • When a Pet Dies by Fred Rogers (1998)

  • Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant (1997)

  • Forever Paws by Christine Davis (2011)

  • Saying Goodbye to Lulu by Corinne Demas and Ard Hoyt (2009)

  • For Every Dog an Angel by Christine Davis (1997)

Other Resources

  • A Peaceful Path Workbook by MJ Tucci and Laurie Califf

  • Heal Your Heart Audio CD by Karen Litzinger

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