Pet Loss Support

10 Tips for Coping with the Loss of a Pet
Anyone who considers a pet a beloved friend, companion or family member, knows the intense pain that accompanies the loss of that friend.  Following are tips for coping with that grief and with the difficult decisions one faces upon the...
Helping children understand
Death is a difficult concept to comprehend if you haven't been exposed to it before, especially for a young child whose pet has brought so much joy and companionship. Understanding that our little furry friends aren’t with us forever is...
Choosing the best way to farewell your pet
When that sad time comes to say goodbye to your beautiful pet, it’s best to be as prepared as possible. If you can plan ahead of time how you want to bid your friend farewell, the process will be a...
Your Sweet Goodbye Farewell Ceremony
Saying a final goodbye to your beloved family pet is a difficult time. Sweet Goodbye makes it possible for you to honor your best friend’s life with a ceremony that is unique and inspiring. It's best to be prepared when...
Home Euthanasia
Having a beloved pet euthanized at home can be the most personal and respectful thing that can be done for your furry friend. At home there is a unique sense of intimacy and final privacy that can’t be experienced anywhere...
Pet Burial or Cremation
Deciding between pet cremation and burial is a deeply personal decision. Whether or not it is right for you, your family and your pet will depend on many factors from your religious beliefs to your financial situation. In the end,...
Help from Peer Support Groups
Joining a peer support group for the loss of a pet whether in person or online, can be the most beneficial gift that you give to yourself. While friends, family and neighbors may empathize with what you are going through,...
Help from Professional Support Groups
Grief, guilt, loneliness and anger are just some of the emotions we can experience when we lose our animal companions. And then there’s coping with the usual questions from unfeeling relatives and friends asking “So when are you going to...