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Pet Loss Books

A listing of books and articles dealing with the grief and heartache of losing an animal companion, along with some steps to take to ease the pain!

* This list will never be 100% complete, but you can help to keep it current by sending us the information on any other books or articles you feel belong here.*


A Very Special Friend is a memory journal, record keeper and scrapbook for all dog owners,
whether their pet is a new puppy, a newly adopted dog or a long-time member of the family.
The book also includes important tips on safety, teaching children and dogs to respect each
other, vaccinations, health, a first-aid kid, travelling, grooming and more.
Details the horror the Author and his wife experienced when they came home from a holiday
party in 1997 to discover their house on fire and all five of their beloved pets dead inside.
Published by NewSage Press of Portland, Oregon ($12.95, paperback, 166 pgs.)

The Spirit of Miss Sarah
This book is a wonderful reminder of how these special beings touch our hearts and warm our hearts.

PO BOX 520157

Coping with the Loss of a Pet:
A Gentle Guide for All Who Love a Pet.
by Christina M. Lemieux, Ph. D.; 1988
Wallace R. Clark & Co.
P. O. Box 14566
Reading, PA 19612-4566

Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet
by Moira K. Anderson
Peregrine Press,
4714 Lakemont Dr SE,
Olympia, WA 98513

Dog Gone
by Howard Bronson
Bestsell Publications

Euthanasia of the Companion Animal
by Kay

A Final Act of Caring
by Mary & Herb Montgomery
Montgomery Press

Good-bye My Friend
by Mary & Herb Montgomery
Montgomery Press

Healing Animal Loss
An audiotape from Clergy and Friends for Animals and Earth
Dept. CF, P.O. Box 1376, Summit, NJ 07902
Costs $10.00 plus $2.00 S&H

Joy in a Woolly Coat: Living With, Loving
and Letting Go of Treasured Animal Friends.
by Julie Adams Church.
H.J. Kramer, Inc.; 1987

The Loss of a Pet
by Wallace Sife, Ph. D.
Howell Book House 1993

When Your Pet Dies
By Chris Adamec
Email address

When Your Pet Dies: Dealing with Your Grief
and Helping Your Children Cope.
By Chris Adamec
Email address
$4.99 from Berkley Publishers

When Your Pet Dies: How to Cope With Your Feelings
by James E. Quackenbush

Pet Loss: A Spiritual Guide
by Eleanor L. Harris
Llewellyn Publications, Feb. 1997
Retail Price $9.95

Oh, Where Has My Pet Gone
by Sally Sibbett

When a Pet's Death Hurts Its Master.
by Arlene Fischer
The New York Times, May 8, 1980

Sunny: The Death of a Pet.
by Judith E. Greensberg and Helen H. Carey.
Franklin Watts Inc.;1986

Pet Loss: A Thoughtful Guide for Adults and Children.
by Herbert A. Nieburg and Arlene Fischer.
Harper & Row; 1996.
Retail Price $10.00

Pet Loss and Human Bereavement.
by William J. Kay, Herbert A. Nieberg,
Austin H. Kutscher, Ross M. Grey, and Carole E. Fudin.
Iowa State University Press; 1984.
Retail Price $10.95 (Out of Print)

Pet Memories-Keepsakes and Memories of Our Pet
by Naomi Zunker
Phoenix Ocotillo Hills Press Sept. 1991
Retail Price $12.95
Pet Poems
by Robert Fisher and Sally Kindberg
Winchester: Faber and Faber, Inc. June 1993
Retail Price $4.95

"An Incredible Journey Of
Love And The Promise"
A true story about Peace and Hope, Death and Rebirth (not reincarnation)
This could be the Most enrapturing story you have ever heard!
By Tamara Kay Voss
approx 200 pages
$14.95 includes shipping
Included in book: Ceremony & Prayer for departed fur family, Emergecy Help for overwhelming grief, and a Prayer to help one cope with the loss.
For further information please contact us at
Voss Publications
POB 1552
Shingle Springs, CA 95682

Audio Book Titled
Legacies of Love by Teresa Wagner

List of Books and Articles on Pet Loss
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If you have suffered a loss of a Special Animal Companion,
you may want to check out the Alt.Support.Grief.Pet-Loss Newsgroup
where you can find a sympathetic ear and others to talk to
who have gone through the same thing.

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