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Books for Pet Owners
Who Have Lost A Pet

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Perhaps some of these books might be helpful during your time of greiving for your beloved pet. Clicking on any of the book covers links you directly to that book on Amazon.com. Perhaps you can learn more about that particular book, check the availability, the current discount price, & even buy it on-line if you so desire.

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Pet Loss : A Thoughtful Guide for Adults & Children The Loss of a Pet
Coping With Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet My Personal Pet Remembrance Journal
Goodbye, Friend It's Okay To Cry
In Remembrance of a Special Cat In Remembrance of a Special Dog
Cracker still lives here Pet Loss : A Spiritual Guide
The Final Farewell Souls of Animals
The Other Side of Death Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates
Dog Heaven Cat Heaven
Maya's First Rose The Tenth Good Thing About Barney
Talking to Heaven When Only the Love Remains
I'll Always Love You  (For children 4-8) Angel Pawprints
Legacies of Love (Audio Book on Cassette) Remembering Pets  (For children 4-8)
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Pet Loss : A Thoughtful Guide for Adults & Children
By Herbert A. Nieburg, Arlene Fischer, Martin Scot Kosins

The death of a pet can cause enormous feelings of sorrow, guilt, and loneliness for children and adults alike. Unfortunately, these feelings are often ignored or downplayed, and pet owners find themselves unable to express real grief. This book encourages those who have suffered the loss of a pet to acknowledge such grief and tells them how to cope with the situation.

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The Loss of a Pet
By Wallace Sife

This is the Maxwell award-winning best book of 1993, now revised and expanded, and in paperback. It is a self-help guide to understanding and better enduring the pet bereavement process. A special chapter on children and the death of their pets is particularly expansive and useful. This easy-to-read book covers all possible aspects in the grief and loss of a beloved pet. It is designed for the average person who is going through this special kind of anguish. It explains all the stages of bereavement, and how they affect us at this time.

Coping With Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet
By Moira K. Anderson

A comprehensive, compassionate, and "user friendly" guide to every aspect of pet loss bereavement. In this book, you'll find out why it's normal and OK to grieve the loss of a pet--you're not crazy or alone! The types and stages of grief are discussed, and you'll also find some tested coping strategies (suggested by pet owners like you) to help you cope with the different aspects of grief.

Goodbye, Friend : Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet
By Gary Kowalski

This book covers subjects like talking to children about death, the healing power of nature and creating ceremonies to honor a dead pet. The author, who was facing the prospect of losing his own dog, Chinook, when he wrote this book, shares some beautiful reflections on birth and death and the continuum of life. His love for his own dog, his wisdom about animals, and his gentle, reflective spirit have combined to create a poignant and wonderful book.

It's Okay To Cry
By Maria L. Quintana, Shari L. Veleba, Harley G. King

It's Okay To Cry contains the voices of 62 people whose pets have died. There are stories of people who have lost their dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses, and other animal companions. People from all walks of life come together to share their stories with you. There are stories from pet owners, veterinarians, animal trainers, zoo keepers, dog wardens, policemen, firemen, war veterans, children, celebrities and pet counselors. Reading their stories will help you realize that you are not alone. The stories will give you hope that you can heal the pain of loss. Each touching story will bring tears to your eyes and comfort to your heart.

In Remembrance of a Special Cat : A Collection of Inspirational Writings
By Richard F.X. O'Connor

The ideal gift for someone who has lost an animal friend. "Rainbow Bridge," inspired this collection, and is included in this small gift book to help anyone who has suffered the loss of a pet.

In Remembrance of a Special Dog : A Collection of Inspirational Writings
By Richard F.X. O'Connor

This collection of prose and verse is meant to comfort those whose animal friend is waiting for them at "Rainbow Bridge."

The Final Farewell; Preparing for and Mourning the Loss of Your Pet
By Marty Tousley, Katherine Heuerman

The Final Farewell combines the expertise of a bereavement counselor with that of an expert in after-death pet care. It includes information about euthanasia and the grieving process, and explains in detail all the options available to people when their pets die. Unlike other books on pet loss, it is meant to be read in advance of a pet's death, when the reader is in a better position to make those kinds of decisions.
The Other Side of Death
By Jan Price

In a thought-provoking narrative written in the tradition of Embraced by the Light, a noted spiritual researcher offers an unforgettable firsthand account of her journey beyond life. Jan Price shares this account of her near-death experience and the lessons it taught her--precious lessons of guilt and punishment, life and love, earth and eternity.
Dog Heaven
By Cynthia Rylant

A comforting and smile-inducing poetic text speculates on the place where all good dogs go, describing Dog Heaven as a wonderful location filled with countless ham biscuits, good meals, lots of petting, and endless stretches of fields to run in.
Cat Heaven
Cynthia Rylant (Illustrator)

A simply versed companion to Dog Heaven features bold, folk-art illustrations and profiles the special place where all good cats can find an endless supply of catnip, tuna, and warm laps.
Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates
Gary Kurz

There are no words that can change the feeling of emptiness we feel with the loss of that special "friend" who shared our heart and life.

Their unconditional love and devotion are missed as much as their splendid and unique personality. But we can replace the grief with joyful anticipation when we realize that there is hope and comfort to be found. The words of this book are offered to guide you to that place.

You may begin this book a skeptic, but you will end it with a newfound hope and a lot to think about.
Maya's First Rose : Diary of a Very Special Love
by Martin Scot Kosins, Howard Fridson (Illustrator), Burl Ives

Maya's First Rose offers Kosin's deeply moving tribute to the dog he loves for 18 wonderful years. From the days of Maya's youth to the sad and courageous years of her decline, this exhilarating memoir captures the magical bond that can grow between humans and animals.
The Tenth Good Thing about Barney
by Judith Viorst, Erik Blegvad (Illustrator)

"In simple phrases narrated by a child whose cat, Barney, has just died, the author succinctly and honestly handles both the emotions stemming from the loss of a beloved pet and the questions about the finality of death which naturally arise in such a situation. . . . An unusually good book that handles a difficult subject straightforwardly."--The Horn Book.
When Only the Love Remains; The Pain of Pet Loss
by Emily Margaret Stuparyk

The death of an animal friend is often completely devastating. This book of poems shows how the author turned the pain of pet loss into a healing experience and is a memorial to a pet rabbit named Poochie, whose life and death changed the author forever. For those who have ever suffered the loss of a beloved pet, here is a book that will validate your own feelings of pain and sorrow, and recognizes your need to grieve.
I'll Always Love You
by Hans Wilhelm

For children ages 4 - 8

"In this gentle, moving story, Elfie, a dachshund, and her special boy progress happily through life together. One morning Elfie does not wake up. The family grieves and buries her. The watercolor illustrations, tender and warm in color and mood, suit the simple text perfectly."--School Library Journal.
Angel Pawprints : Reflections on Loving and Losing a Canine Companion
by Laurel E. Hunt (Editor)

The loss of a cherished pet is a deeply painful experience. This unique approach to pet loss books presents a poignant collection of poetry and stories written as tributes to dogs and will tug at the heartstrings of dog lovers. It provides comfort and healing for anyone mourning the loss of a beloved dog. Including authors both famous and unknown from the 1800's to the present and compiled in one volume for the first time, these memorials form a heartwarming book for dog lovers, and a thoughtful gift of condolences. Beautifully illustrated with many vintage photographs of dogs.
Legacies of Love, A Gentle Guide to Healing from the Loss of Your Animal Loved One
by Teresa L. Wagner (Audio Cassette)

Wagner's profound experience with grief, and with those who grieve, has created the foundation for her extremely wise and hopeful Legacies of Love. In this indispensable guide, Teresa Wagner offers understanding to survivors while providing them with both vital information and creative inspiration. This is a rich and in-depth resource for anyone who is dealing with the loss of an animal loved one
Remembering Pets: A book for Children Who Have Lost A Special Friend
Written by: Gina Dalpra-Berman, Illustrated by: Barbara Hoss-Schneider

Gina Dalpra-Berman's vivid children's picturebook, Remembering Pets, is written specifically for young people who have lost a treasured animal companion. It is about remembering the joys shared with a favorite bird, dog, cat, turtle, or other creature that bestowed unconditional love upon its owner. Remembering Pets tells a young person that it is OK to grieve for the loss of a beloved animal, and to embrace the joys of a new pet. Highly recommended for any child who has outlived his or her cherished animal friend.
My Personal Pet Remembrance Journal
By Enid S. Traisman

This remembrance journal is especially for you. It is a special place for you to share the feelings that have arisen since the death of your beloved pet. Here you can write down your thoughts and feelings that are ever-present and ever-changing. In your journal you can privately go over the details of your loss and it's effect on you.

Your reaction to the death of your pet is as unique and individual as was your relationship. Your personal grief reaction is affected by your experience with previous losses, how closely bonded you were to your pet, cause of death, support system and your personal nature. My hope is that this guided journal will help you as you move along the challenging journey ahead of you. - Enid.
Pet Loss : A Spiritual Guide
by Eleanor L. Harris

Sometimes as "pet owners" we don't realize how close we are to our animal companions until we lose them, and even then we're afraid or ashamed to openly mourn and memorialize them. In Pet Loss, Eleanor Harris offers valuable advice on handling this feeling of awkwardness. Rather than repressing the emotions that surround a pet's death, Harris encourages her readers to express the pain they feel and the love they remember.

Cracker still lives here
By Connie Cummings

This book covers many issues associated with the loss of a pet.

Souls of Animals
By Gary Kowalski, Art Wolfe

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