Grieving for the loss of an animal, through their death, parting, or enforced separation, can be a very sad and difficult experience. A number of organisations and resources are available to support you from ASWA and other organisations.

 

For Immediate Help

For further help for the loss of a pet or companion animal the Pet Bereavement Support Service - organised by SCAS and the Blue Cross - is available to help you by phone Tel: 0800-096-6606 or email: pbssmail@bluecross.org.uk. Further information is available from their websites;

either www.scas.org.uk/1970/pet-loss-support-.html

or www.bluecross.org.uk/2083/pet-bereavement-support-service.html

 

For helpful Prayers and Readings

ASWA produce a booklet - click here - to download

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further Helpful Reading & Resources

 

Return to the Fold

Prayers, Readings and Hymns for use following the death of animals by Linda J Bodicoat

Available by mail order at £5.20 (including postage and packing)

Rose Cottage

51, Highfield Street

Earl Shilton

Leicestershire

LE9 7HS

 

Animal Rites

Liturgies of Animal Care by Revd Professor Andrew Linzey

SCM Press

From book shops at £9.95

 

Death of An Animal Friend

Produced by the Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS)

Available by mail order at £2.50 (including postage and packing)

lOb Leny Road

Callander

Scotland

FKl7 8BA

Telephone: 01877-330996

 

Another Organisation specialising in support is:

 

Departed Friend Companion Animal Bereavement Services

Debby Wakeham AMACC MSBP

 

Blog: http://departedfriend.wordpress.com

you can also download their newsletter - click here