Penobscot Veterinary Services

411 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

Phone: (207) 947-6783

Fax: (207) 942-5184

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Web Resources for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
www.aplb.org
This site includes chat rooms, website links and memorial pages. Hotline, counselor and group information for US and Ontario. Information for equine and resources for children.

Children and Pet Loss
http://aplb.org/
Age-related developmental stages regarding the death of a pet, questions that children may ask, involving children in the memorializing their pets, and children's books.

Cornell University
www.vet.cornell.edu/Org/PetLoss
Information about the stages of grief, euthanasia and pet loss. Includes a list of website links, books and videos.

Eden Publications
www.creatures.com
List of books on pet loss and bereavement.

Equine Euthanasia
http://aplb.org/
Preparing, making arrangements and saying goodbye.

Euthanasia of A Beloved Pet
http://aplb.org/
Understanding and dealing with the euthanasia of a pet. Saying goodbye and aftercare options.

Forever Pets
www.foreverpets.com
Specialized and custom urns, paw prints and plaques. List of books and website link including lost and missing, online memorials, support groups and hotlines.

Pet Grief Support and Candle Ceremony
www.petloss.com
Candle ceremony and tribute pages. The Rainbow Bridge poem available in 10 languages.

Veterinary Wisdom about Preparing for Loss
http://www.veterinarywisdompetparents.com/resource_center
Planning ahead for loss. Free ebooklets and articles such as: Helping Children Through a Pet's Euthanasia; The Pet with Cancer; Helping a Pet Grieve for a 'Buddy'; 5 Ways to 'Bounce Back' from Grief.