Here are additional resources for help while grieving for a lost animal.

Social Work Services at the University of Minnesota's Veterinary Medical Center, 612-624-9372. Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

ASPCA Pet Loss Hotline (24 hours/7 days a week): 877-474-3310. Your call will be returned by the next available counselor.

• Jeanne also recommends the book: "Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet" by Gary Kowalski (1997).