New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA

Pet Support Resources

If you are going through a difficult time, either because you have lost your pet, or your pet is undergoing long-term health challenges, here are resources that can help you.

Decision Making & End of Life Care
When Is It Time (Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement)
End of Life Care Guidelines (American Animal Hospital Association)
End of Life Care (ASPCA)

Surviving Pets
Do Dogs Mourn? (Pet Place)

Support Hotlines & Groups
Vet Vine
Pet Loss Resource Line (Lap of Love)
Pet Loss Chat Room and Online Video Support (Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

(This service is available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Crisis Text Line

text HELLO to 741741 to reach a crisis counselor

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Reading Recommendations - Adults
Recommended Reading (Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement)
"It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand"
by Megan Devine
"Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die"
by Jon Katz
"Only Gone From Your Sight"
by Kate McGahan
"Griffin's Heart"
by Reagan Pasternak
"The Loss of a Pet" 
by Wallace Sife