Suggested Reading

Suggested reading to help cope with the loss of a pet


Resources to Help Cope With the Loss of Your Pet

Below is a list of our recommendations to help you and your children in your journey through grief after the death of a special companion animal.


When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering, and Healing
Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D, Companion Press, 2004


Goodbye, Friend
Gary Kowalski, Stillpoint Publishing, 1997


Grieving the Death of a Pet
Betty J. Carneck, Augsburg Books, 2003


Kindred Spirits
Allen M. Schoen, D.V.M., Broadway Books, 2001


Especially for Children


Oh, Where Has My Pet Gone?
Sally Sibbett, B. Libby Press, 1991


I’ll Always Love You
Hans Wilhelm, Crown Publishers, 1985


The Tenth Good Thing About Barney
Judith Viorst, Aladdin Books, 1975


The Fall of Freddy the Leaf
Leo Buscaglia