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Humane Society of Elkhart County - Saving animals. Enriching lives.

Humane Society of St. Joseph County - To instill reverence for all life and to enhance the human/animal bond through the compassionate care of animals and community education.

Michiana Bird Society - To promote the health and well-being of all exotic birds…. To promote and encourage by example, fellowship among birdlovers.

Nature's Way Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc. - Formed in 2002 as a 501©3 non-profit organization that specializes in Technical Animal Rescue. This includes everything from animals involved in traffic accidents to hazardous material releases to natural disasters.

Pet Refuge - Pet Refuge is a not-for-profit "no-kill" animal shelter run by volunteers for the placement of unwanted and abandoned pets into responsible permanent homes. Help us... help them.

Petfinder Foundation - Our mission is to help ensure that no adoptable pet is euthanized for lack of a good home.

Elkhart County Feral Cats Coalition Inc - Humanely reduce the free-roaming cat population of Elkhart County

FYI
Humane Society of Elkhart County - Saving animals. Enriching lives.

Humane Society of St. Joseph County - To instill reverence for all life and to enhance the human/animal bond through the compassionate care of animals and community education.

Michiana Bird Society - To promote the health and well-being of all exotic birds…. To promote and encourage by example, fellowship among birdlovers.

Nature's Way Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc. - Formed in 2002 as a 501©3 non-profit organization that specializes in Technical Animal Rescue. This includes everything from animals involved in traffic accidents to hazardous material releases to natural disasters.

Pet Refuge - Pet Refuge is a not-for-profit "no-kill" animal shelter run by volunteers for the placement of unwanted and abandoned pets into responsible permanent homes. Help us... help them.

Petfinder Foundation - Our mission is to help ensure that no adoptable pet is euthanized for lack of a good home.

Elkhart County Feral Cats Coalition Inc - Humanely reduce the free-roaming cat population of Elkhart County

Loss Support
The feelings we have for the loss of our faithful friend is different for us all. The bond we made during their time they shared with us gave us wonderful memories we will cherish forever. The following resources may help through the grief that is felt.

Veterinary Wisdom Pet Parents
http://veterinarywisdompetparents.com

P&G Pet Care, Pet Loss Support Hotline
888-332-7738 - Available 9-6pm Eastern Time


Articles
Five Facts about Grief
Five Comforting Conversations to Help You Cope with Pet Loss
Helping a Pet Grieve for a 'Buddy'
Ten Ways to Help Children with Pet Loss

Books
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I’ll Always Love You by Hans Wihelm (Children)

Illus. in full color. "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.  
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The Forever Dog by Bill Cochran (Children)

No one knows exactly what kind of dog Corky is, but if you ask his owner, Mike, the answer is simple: "He's my dog."
Mike and Corky are best friends; they do everything together. In fact they even make a plan. Mike tells Corky that they will always do everything together—forever. It is their Forever Plan.
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Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet by Morea Anderson

Describes the emotional turmoil a person may feel upon the death of a pet. Issues; "it was just a pet"; positive methods to help deal with feelings; euthanasia and when the time is right, how to prepare for a new pet
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Dogwood and Catnip: Living Tributes, Departed Pets We Have Loved and Lost by Marsha Olson

A unique book that offers bereaving pet owners a new approach to creating a memorial.
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Goodbye Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost Pet by Gary Kowalski

Heartwarming stories and guidance on taking care of yourself while mourning, honoring your pet's memory, and talking to children about death.
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Saying Good-Bye to the Pet You Love by Lorri A. Greene

No matter what your friends and family might think or say, you know that the sorrow you feel about your pet's death is real and very painful.
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The Loss of a Pet by Wallace Sife

Covers all viewpoints of bereavement for a beloved animal companion. Addresses pet losses that are not death-related.

FYI
Humane Society of Elkhart County - Saving animals. Enriching lives.

Humane Society of St. Joseph County - To instill reverence for all life and to enhance the human/animal bond through the compassionate care of animals and community education.

Michiana Bird Society - To promote the health and well-being of all exotic birds…. To promote and encourage by example, fellowship among birdlovers.

Nature's Way Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc. - Formed in 2002 as a 501©3 non-profit organization that specializes in Technical Animal Rescue. This includes everything from animals involved in traffic accidents to hazardous material releases to natural disasters.

Pet Refuge - Pet Refuge is a not-for-profit "no-kill" animal shelter run by volunteers for the placement of unwanted and abandoned pets into responsible permanent homes. Help us... help them.

Petfinder Foundation - Our mission is to help ensure that no adoptable pet is euthanized for lack of a good home.

Elkhart County Feral Cats Coalition Inc - Humanely reduce the free-roaming cat population of Elkhart County