Resources

The loss of a beloved pet is handled the same as with our family and friends passing. To help with your grief and to honor your pet, we’ve provided some resources for your family. To learn about our pet cremation and aftercare options please visit our services page.

Organizations we belong to:

International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories

Mobile Vets for At Home Care:

Dr. Shannon Rich – 720-984-4510,
Dr. Cahill – 303-307-1995

Hospitals:

A.C.C.E.S.S. Animal Critical Care & Emergency Services
303-239-1200
www.animalcriticalcare.com/
1597 Wadsworth Blvd.
Lakewood, CO 80214

AESC—Animal Emergency & Specialty Center
720-842-5050
www.aescparker.com/
17701 Cottonwood Drive
Parker, CO 80134

VCA All Pets Animal Hospital
303-499-5335
www.vcahospitals.com/all-pets-boulder/
5290 Manhattan Circle
Boulder, CO 80303

Books List:

Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
Pet Parents: A Journey Through Unconditional Love and Grief, by Coleen Ellis

Grief Counseling Services Recommended:

A Hole in My Heart: A Child’s Guide to Pet Loss
http://www.childpetloss.com

Sandra Coffin, Pet bereavement counselor

303-435-4973

Beth Patterson, Counseling Center of Cherry Creek, Denver
or www.bethspatterson.com
303-817-8571

The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB)
www.aplb.org

Grief counseling by phone or state (for in-person counseling)
www.petloss.com

Pet loss advice, personal stories, poems & spirituality
www.mypetloss.com

Hotline for support groups and counselors
www.pet-loss.net

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine support hotline
www.vet.cornell.edu/org/petloss

Pet Loss Support Group of the Denver Are Veterinary Society
www.humananimalbondtrust.org

Pet Loss Support- Colorado Animal Rescue Association
Meets every Friday 5:30 at Alternative, 103 S. Wasatch Ave. Colorado Springs