Pet Loss Library

Books for Adults

  • The Loss of a Pet, Wallace Sife, Ph.D.
  • Grieving the Death of a Pet, Betty J. Carmack, RN, Ed.D


Books for Children

  • Dog Heaven, Cynthia Rylant
  • Cat Heaven, Cynthia Rylant
  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, Leo Buscaglia, Ph.D.


  • Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement
  • Pet Loss Support Page
  • Eden Publications
  • Rainbow Bridge
  • House Rabbit Society
  • Wings of Compassion

Online Articles

It can be harder to lose a dog than a relative or friend—here’s why, Business Insider
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  • Pet Friends – A program of CONTACT of Burlington County

Serving all of New Jersey with 24-Hour Support

1-800-404-PETS; (856) 234-4688

  • Day By Day: Pet Caregiver Support – Providing compassionate support through the grief that comes before, during, and after the loss of a beloved pet. Support is available in person, by phone, and online.

(484) 453-8210