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Pet Loss Resources


San Francisco   
San Francisco Pet Loss Support Group
led by Dr. Betty Carmack
Meets at the SPCA
243 Alabama St. entrance (at 16th St.)
Call the SPCA for current schedule of meetings

San Francisco Pet Loss Support Group:  http://kellynguyentherapy.com/workshops-group/

Natiowide Hotline - 707-557-8595

The Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets
Kathryn D. Marocchino, PhD, FT   (President and Founder)
Professor,
California State University Maritime (Vallejo, CA)

National Cancer Support Group for Animals - 508-285-2525 
We are a group that provides support for those individuals who have or are going to loss a pet. Although our focus is on those dealing with cancer we are available to all those who love their "babies." Available 24 hours / 7 days a week.

Virginia Regional College of Veterinary Medicine - 540-231-8038  Tuesday, Thursday, 6pm to 9 pm, ET


San Francisco Bay Area Providers
www.sfvh.com: San Francisco Veterinary Housecalls - has many  useful pet-related resources for San Francisco
www.petseternalrest.com: Advanced planning euthanasia-only veterinarian


Helpful websites
Losing A Best Friend:   a great collection of book excerpts and articles compiled by the San Francisco SPCA
www.aplb.org:  official website for  the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement
www.petloss.com:  pet loss grief support website
www.pet-loss.net: 10 tips on coping with the loss of your pet
www.deltasociety.org:  information and resources on pet loss
www.alln.org: Animal Love and Loss Network




Helpful Books

For Adults:

Grieving the Death of a Pet, by Dr. Betty Carmack

The Loss of a Pet, by Wallace Sife

Coping With Sorrow On The Loss of Your Pet, by Moira Anderson

Pet Loss: A Thoughtful Guide for Adults and Children, by Herbert Nieburg and Arlene Fischer

When Your Pet Dies: How To Cope With Your Feelings
, by James Quackenbush and Denise Graveline


For Children:

Children and Pet Loss: A Guide for Helping, by Marty Tousley

Remembering Ruby: For Families Living Beyond the Loss of a Pet, by Melisa Wells


For even more books and audiobooks for adults and children, click here.























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