Client Resources

Pet Poison Helpline

Did your pet just eat something poisonous? Call the Pet Poison Helpline immediately. The Pet Poison help lines works with your veterinarian to determine whether your pet can be monitored at home or must be seen by a veterinarian immediately.

(855) 764-7661

A credentialed veterinary professional receives your concern, evaluates the poisoning, and then will determine if your pet needs further medical attention. A $59 incident fee may apply.

Vet examining dog and cat. Puppy and kitten at veterinarian doctor. Animal clinic. Pet check up and vaccination. Health care for dogs and cats.

Grief Counseling Resources



  • lams Pet Loss Support Center & Hotline - (888) 332-7738
  • Florida Animal Health Foundation's Pet Grief Support Hotline - (800) 798-6196
  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - (ASPCA) - (877) 474-3310.
  • College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois - (877) 394-CARE
  • Iowa State University Pet Loss Support Hotline - (888) 478-7574

Books on Pet Loss/Grief for Adults

  • Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet
    • Moira Anderson Allen, 3rd edition, Peregrine Press, 2007
  • Goodbye Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet
    • Gary Kowalski, Stillpoint Publishing, 1997
  • The Loss of a Pet
    • Wallace Sife, Wiley Publishing, 2005
  • Grieving the Death of a Pet
    • Betty Carmack, Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2003
  • Goodbye My Friend
    • Herb and Mary Montgomery, Montgomery Press, 2001

Books on Pet Loss/Grief for Children

  • Dog Heaven
    • Cynthia Ryland, Scholastic Trade, 1995
  • Cat Heaven
    • Cynthia Ryland, Scholastic Trade, 1995
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney
    • Judith Viorst, Simon and Schuster, 1975
  • A Special Place for Charlee: A Child’s Companion Through Pet Loss
    • Debbie Morehead, Partners in Publishing LLC, 1996
  • When Friendship Lives Beyond the Stars
    • Dr. Amy Sugar, Pawsitive Resources, 2004