Resources for Pet Owners Experiencing Loss
A Note From Dr. Kate Ross
Our pets are members of our families. Grief experienced with loss of a pet is real. Below is a brief list of resources many of my owners have found helpful. If you would like to add a resource to this page to help other owners, please contact me.
For pet owners in the Albuquerque metro area, we are fortunate to have a counselor who specializes in pet loss:
Pet Loss Support Hotlines & Online Support Groups
The Ohio State University (my alma mater) maintains a listing of current registered pet loss hotlines and online pet loss support groups:
If you have a family with young children, losing a pet can be especially difficult. Below is a link for recommended reading to children regarding pet loss; books appropriate for children are listed at the bottom of the page: