Support for Coping with Pet Loss
Have you recently lost a beloved pet? Or do you know anyone who has and could use some free expert guidance? We are here for you. The APLB chatrooms have been specifically designed for supportive guidance.
Pet Loss Chats: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday nights from 8-10 p.m., and Sunday afternoon from 2-4 p.m., all Eastern time. Anticipatory Bereavement Chat: 1st and 3rd Thursday nights of the month from 8-10 p.m. Eastern time
Karen Litzinger’s CD is a tremendously soothing experience…the author’s compassionate tone, combined with the gentle background music, encourage one to listen to a track over and over as needed during the healing process. The affirmations on the CD provide a powerful tool to help you understand the importance of your loss and take steps to resolve the pain of your feelings. Click here to order from Amazon.com.
Lawrence Kaufman, LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)
Pet Loss and Grief Counselor
Toll free: 855-PET-LOSS
7301 W Palmetto Park Road, Ste. 201 A
Boca Raton FL 33433-3456
www.pet-loss.net Pet Loss Support Pages This website, maintained by Moira Allen, includes state-by-state listings of pet loss services. A variety of other information about end of life issues, euthanasia, and coping with pet loss can also be printed from this site.
www.chancesspot.org Pet loss support forums, pet grief and bereavement hotline numbers, helpful information about pet loss, and an online pet tributes and memorials page where pet caregivers can say goodbye to pets who have crossed the Rainbow Bridge are just some of the resources available at the Chance’s Spot website.
www.griefhealing.com Marty Tousley’s website is dedicated to online grief education courses, memorials, poetry, and resource listings for both human and companion animal loss. Email: Tousleym@aol.com
www.aplb.org The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB) maintains a national clearinghouse of information on pet bereavement, including a counselor-facilitated chat room.
www.rainbowbridge.com Rainbow Bridge website provides a “virtual interactive” memorial page, a pet loss forum, and links to other pet loss websites.
Pet Loss Support Helplines via Veterinary Schools & Organizations:
Colorado State University, Argus Institute
University of Illinois
217-244-CARE (2273) or 877-394-CARE (2273)
Michigan State University
University of Tennessee
Washington State University
509-335-5704 or 866-266-8635