Pet Loss Support

We love and care for them daily. We celebrate their birthdays and their “gotcha” days. They bring us happiness and laughter. Losing a pet can be just as difficult as losing a close family member or friend, and this loss can be overwhelming for pet owners. Grieving the loss of a beloved pet is normal, and there are resources available to help pet owners process their feelings after saying goodbye to their furry, scaled, or feathered loved one.

Madison Veterinary Specialists:

Lap of Love:

Rainbow Bridge:

Blue Pearl: The support group meets every other Wednesday via Zoom from 6–7 p.m.  Email  [email protected].com to receive the link to attend

Books for Children:

Dog Heaven-Cynthia Rylant

Cat Heaven-Cynthia Rylant

When a Pet Dies-Fred Rogers

Books for Adults:

Losing My Best Friend-Jeannie Wycherley

Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet-Gary Kowalski

Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates-Gary Kurz

Location Hours
Monday8:00am – 5:30pm
Tuesday8:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday8:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday8:00am – 5:30pm
Friday8:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday8:00am – 12:00pm

After Hour Emergencies: Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists: 414-540-6710, WVRC: 262-542-3241, UW: 800-386-8684

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