Recommended Reading

A collection of works to help you HEAL your heart

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No Image Available Saying Goodbye to Lulu
A young girl and her lovable dog, Lulu, are the best of friends. They play games together, explore their neighborhood,...
Children, Family, Great Gift, Guide, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Corinne Demas
No Image Available Saying Goodbye to the Pet You Love (A Complete Resource...
From a psychologist with twenty years of experience as a pet bereavement specialist, comes the first title to offer cognitive...
Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help, Young Adult Lorri A. Greene
No Image Available Shelby’s Grace: From Abused Pup to Angel of Mercy
The Pit Bull With the Heart of Gold Joe Dwyer was a man facing challenges that seemed insurmountable. Battling depression...
All Ages, Dog Lovers, Great Gift, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help, Spiritual Joe Dwyer Jr.
No Image Available Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death
When a loved one dies, it can be hard to know how to explain it to a young child, particularly...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Bonnie Zucker
No Image Available Soul Dog: A Journey into the Spiritual Life of Animals
An exploration of animal spirituality and the ability of animals to communicate with humans even in the afterlife • 2019...
All Ages, Great Gift, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help, Spiritual Elena Mannes
No Image Available Spirit Dogs: Heroes In Heaven
Josie's pain was too great, and she had lost most of her dignity. Susan Kelleher helped hold her fourteen-year-old retriever...
All Ages, Dog Lovers, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Religious, Spiritual Susan Kelleher
No Image Available Surviving the Heartbreak of Choosing Death for Your Pet Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help Linda Mary Peterson
No Image Available Tails from Beyond the Paw Print: Twenty-two stories of love,...
Since 2009, attendees of Beyond the Paw Print Pet Loss Support Group meetings have found validation of their grief as...
Adult, Family, Great Gift, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Teen, Young Adult Micky Golden Moore
No Image Available The Daisy Sutra
The Daisy Sutra is Helen Weaver's memoir of her dog Daisy and the true story of her discovery of animal...
All Ages, Dog Lovers, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement Helen Weaver
No Image Available The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life...
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf touches children and adults alike, illustrating the delicate balance between life and death. The...
Children, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Leo Buscaglia
No Image Available The Forever Dog
No one knows exactly what kind of dog Corky is, but if you ask his owner, Mike, the answer is...
Children, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Bill Cochran
No Image Available The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss
If you’ve found yourself almost inconsolable after your pet died, please know that you’re normal. If you’ve found that your...
Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help Russell Friedman, Cole James, John W. James
No Image Available The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition: The Action...
Updated to commemorate its 20th anniversary, this classic resource further explores the effects of grief and sheds new light on...
Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Professionals John W. James
No Image Available The Healing Power of Pets: Harnessing the Amazing Ability of...
From Dr. Marty Becker, co-author of the bestsellers Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Cat and Dog...
Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help, Teen Marty Becker
No Image Available The Heart That Is Loved Never Forgets: Recovering from Loss:...
Stories that address the grieving process of humans and animals who have lost their companions and that give advice on...
All Ages, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement Kaetheryn Walker
No Image Available The Heaven of Animals
With all of my heart, I believe it is true that there is a heaven for animals, too. The heaven...
Children, Family, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school, Religious, Spiritual Nancy Tillman
No Image Available The Human-Animal Bond and Grief
This text integrates theory, emprical research, clinical experience, and principles of application into a step-by-step approach to human-animal bond based...
Adult, Educational, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Professionals Laurel Lagoni, Carolyn Butler
No Image Available The Invisible Leash: An Invisible String Story About the Loss...
From the author of the picture book phenomenon The Invisible String comes a moving companion title about coping with grief when a...
Children, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Patrice Karst
No Image Available The Kingdom of Heart: A Pet Loss Journal All Ages, Great Gift, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help Patty Luckenbach, M.A., D.D.
No Image Available The Last Will and Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog...
Renowned playwright Eugene O’Neill composed this work in 1940 to comfort his wife about the death of their Dalmatian, Blemie. Better...
Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement Eugene O'Neill

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