Death of a Pet Resources

If your child is grieving the loss of a pet, these resources might help:

 

Books for KidsĀ 

The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye by Jane Yolen, Random House, 2011

Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant, Blue Sky Press, 1995

The Invisible String by Patrice Karst, Devorss & Co., 2000

Saying Goodbye to Lulu by Corinne Demas, Little, Brown Books, 2009

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst, Atheneum Books, 1987

 

Books for Parents

The Loss of a Pet: A Guide to Coping with the Grieving Process When a Pet Dies, 4th edition by Wallace Sife, PhD, Howell Book House, 2014

 

Websites

The American Humane Association: Pet Loss ResourcesĀ 

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network