Pet Loss Resources and Support Groups in Portland Oregon

Pet Loss Resources

Support Groups and Hotlines:

  • Dove Lewis Pet Loss Support Group
  • Dove Lewis 24-hour Message Line (503) 234-2061
  • Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine - (509) 335-5704 Monday - Thursday 6:30 - 9:00 pm, Saturday 1:00 - 3:00pm PST
  • University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine - (916) 752-4200 Monday - Friday 6:30pm - 10:30pm PST 

Literature: - Dignified Pet Services has most of the following publications.

  • A Special Place for Charlie Author - Debbie Morehead, Publisher - Partners in Publishing
  • Amazing Gracie, a Dog's Tale Author - Dan Dye and Mark Beckloff Publisher - Worman Publishing
  • Angel Pawprints  Editor - Laurel E. Hunt,  Publisher - Hyperion
  • Between Pets and People  Author - Alan Beck  Publisher - New York: Putnam
  • Children Grieve Too Author - Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson Publisher - Centering Corporation
  • Cold Noses and Warm Hearts  Editor - Laurie Morrow  Publisher - Willow Creek Press
  • Cold Noses At The Pearly Gates  Author - Gary Kurz  Publisher - Morris Publishing
  • Companion Animal Death  Author - Mary F. Stewart  Publisher - Butterworth Heinemann
  • Coping With Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet Author - Moira Anderson M.Ed. Publisher - Alpine Blue Ribbon Books
  • Coping With The Loss of a Pet  Author - Christina M. Lemiux  Publisher - Wallace Clark Publishers
  • Crossing the Rubicon  Author - Julie Kaufman, D.C., C.A.C.  Publisher - Xenophon Publications
  • For The Love of Princess Author - Cheryl A. Matschek Publisher - Princess Publishing
  • Goodbye, Friend  Author - Gary Kowalski  Publisher - Stillpoint Publishing
  • Good-Bye My Friend Author - Michele Lanci-Altomare Publisher - Bowtie Press
  • In Remembrance of a Special Cat - A Collection of Inspirational Writings  Editor - Richard F. X. O'Connor  Publisher - Renaissance Books
  • In Remembrance of a Special Dog - A Collection of Inspirational Writings  Editor - Richard F. X. O'Connor  Publisher - Renaissance Books
  • Kindred Spirits Author - Allen M. Schoen Publisher - Broadway Books
  • My Personal Pet Remembrance Journal  Author - Enid Samuel Traisman  Publisher - DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital
  • Sad Isn't Bad Author - Michaelane Mundy Publisher - Abby Press
  • Surviving the Heartbreak of Choosing Death for Your Pet Author - Linda M. Peterson Publisher - Greentree Publishing
  • Tear Soup  Author - Pat Schwiebert and Chuck Deklyen  Publisher - Grief Watch
  • The Dogs Who Came to Stay Author - George Pitcher Publisher - Dutton
  • The Heart That Is Loved Never Forgets  Author - Kaetheryn Walker  Publisher - Healing Arts Press
  • The Loss of a Pet  Author - Wallace Sife, Ph.D.  Publisher - Howell Book House
  • The Soul of Your Pet  Author - Scott S. Smith  Publisher - Holmes Publishing Group
  • The Souls of Animals  Author - Gary Kowalski  Publisher - Stillpoint Publishing
  • Three Cats, Two Dogs One Journey Through Multiple Pet Loss  Author - David Congalaton  Publisher - Newsage Press

Especially for Children:

  • Badger's Parting Gifts  Author - Susan Varley  Publisher - Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books
  • Cat Heaven Author - Cynthia Rylant Publisher - The Blue Sky Press
  • Dog Heaven Author - Cynthia Rylant Publisher - The Blue Sky Press
  • For Every Cat An Angel Author - Christine Davis Publisher - Lighthearted Press
  • For Every Dog An Angel Author - Christine Davis Publisher - Lighthearted Press
  • Freddie, the Leaf Author - Leo Buscaglia Publisher - Holt, Rinehart and Winston
  • I'll Always Love You Author - Hans Wilhelm Publisher - Crown Publications
  • Lifetimes Author - Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen Publisher - Bantam Books
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney Author - Judith Viorst Publisher - Atheneum Books for Young Readers 

Internet Support:

The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement, Inc. 
The APLB is a compassionate non-profit organization dedicated to helping people during this very special kind of bereavement. We are constantly improving and publicizing all the services available, concerning the loss of a pet. The APLB is the only organization in the world doing this. 

American Veterinary Medical Association