Vicki Traylor, MFT--Grief; Pet Loss Support

Pet Loss Resources


Grieving the Death of a Pet, Betty J. Carmack, RN, EdD.

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, Judith Viorst.

When Your Pet Dies: How to Cope with Your Feelings, Quackenbush and Graveline, Simon and Schuster.

Angel by My Side: The True Story of a Dog Who Saved a Man and a Man Who Saved a Dog, Mike Lingenfelter and David Frei.

Saying Good-Bye to the Pet You Love, A Complete Resource to Help You, Dr. Lori Green and Jacqueline Landis.

Coping with the Loss of a Pet, Christina M. Lemieux, Wallace R. Clark.

Especially for Children:

Lifetimes, B. Mellonie & R. Ingpen, Bantam Books.

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

Geadon’s Gift: Surviving the Loss of Your Pet: Coloring Book, Cheryl A. Underhill and Kathy Ferdon.

Pet Loss Web Resources

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement-Offering online support chat/forums and other resources.

Lightning Strike Pet Loss-Offering online support chat/forum.

Veterinary Emergency Service Pet Loss Support

Dr. Betty J. Carmack

Support Groups and Hotlines

Humane Society of Silicon Valley Pet Loss Support Group, Vicki Traylor MFT
901 Ames Ave, Milpitas, CA
First Tuesday of every month, 6:30 PM

Free San Francisco SPCA Pet Loss Support Group
First Tuesday of every month, Humane Education Classroom
243 Alabama St. entrance (at 16th St.), SF, 7:30-9pm.

San Mateo Pet Loss Support Group
Peninsula Humane Society
Second Tuesday of each month, 7-830.
Lindsay Reynolds, (650) 340 - 7022 extension 344

PNG Pet Care (Previously Iams) Pet Loss Support line (1-888-332-7738)

C.A.R.E. Pet Loss Helpline (877) 394-2273 (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings, 7-9 PM Central Time, leave a message at other times
The C.A.R.E. Helpline is staffed by veterinary students who have received training from grief counselors. They also receive supervision from a licensed psychologist.

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