Dealing with the loss of a pet is never easy. Tikken, my Golden Retriever, passed in February of 2013, and over four years later I still have moments when I talk about her, and I need to stop because the loss still hurts. I know that I am not alone.
I recently had a friend lose her dog, and she contacted me to asked if I know of any pet loss support groups. A week later I finished reading a book on canine cognitive dysfunction that listed several online resources to help people when they lose a pet. I have posted those resources here and will add to this list whenever I find other such resources.
Argus Institute Counseling and Support Services (Colorado State University) – http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/vth/diagnostic-and-support/argus/Pages/default.aspx
Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement – http://www.aplb.org/
Lightning Strike Pet Loss Support – http://www.lightning-strike.com/index.htm
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