Resources:

Redwood Empire Veterinary Medical Association Pet Loss Support Group
Cheri Barton Ross
775 Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa, CA
707-579-3411

Hotlines:

ASPCA
877-474-3310

Counseling:

Molly Bloom MFT
707-769-1835

Books for Adults:

  • Anderson, M., Coping with the Loss of Your Pet, Second Edition. Petergrine Press, 1996
  • Harris, E., Pet Loss: A Spiritual Guide. Llewellyn Publications, 1997
  • Kowalski, G., Goodbye Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet. Stillpoint Publishing, 1997
  • Steinbach, D., Letting Go Loving, Caring Without Guilt: A Compassionate but Straightforward Look at Pet Euthanasia. Willow Bend Publishing, 1997

Books for Children:

  • Rylant, C., Dog Heaven. Blue Sky Press, 1995
  • Rylant, C., Cat Heaven. Blue Sky Press, 1997
  • Viorst, J., The Tenth Good Thing About Barney. Atheneum, 1971