Online Resources

Animal and Pet Chaplain in Michigan

Find a Local Veterinarian in Your Area

LocalVets.com

Animal Rescue Groups in Michigan

dog.rescueshelter.com/Michigan

cat.rescueshelter.com/Michigan

bird.rescueshelter.com/Michigan (for birds and

other small animals)

wildlife.rescueshelter.com/Michigan

AARP.org/Pets

Animal Hospice Care in Michigan

Consult with your veterinarian for information.

Call and consult with veterinarians at the Michigan State University Veterinary Hospital

Small Animal Clinic 1-517-4523

Animal Cancer Care Clinic 1-517-432-4700

Large Animal Clinic 1-517-353-9710

Suggested Reading for Adults

Surviving the Heartbreak of Choosing Death for Your Pet

by Linda M. Peterson, M.S.S.

When Children Grieve

by John W. James, Russel Friedman with Dr. Leslie Landon Matthews Michigan Ordained Animal Chaplain

Pet Loss, A Death in the Family

By Robert Pasick, PhD, et. All

I Will See You in Heaven by Friar Jack Wintz

Cold Nose at the Pearly Gates by Gary Kurz

Suggested Reading for Older Children and Teens

A Friend Like No Other – Life Lessons From The Dogs We Love

by H. Norman Wright

Paw Prints in the Stars by Warren Hanson

Suggested Reading for Young Children

I’ll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm

When A Pet Dies by Fred Rogers

Remembering Pets by Gina Dalpra-Berman

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