Trusted Veterinary Resources

We have compiled a list of helpful resources for you in this difficult time. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

How do I assess my pet’s quality of life?

JOURNEYS Quality of Life Assessment

HHHHHMM Quality of Life Scale

Grief and Loss Support
If you or someone you love is experiencing suicidal thoughts, please call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255

24 hour pet loss support hotline: ASPCA National Pet Loss Hotline 1-877-474-3310

Local pet loss support group:

Pet Loss Support Group through Guardian Pet Aquamation

Loveland: Every second Thursday (6:30-8PM).

Currently via phone conferencing due to COVID.

Individual pet loss support

Anne Cattarello, PhD, LMHC, LPC

Offers pet loss and bereavement counseling online through live video conferencing and FaceTime.

Licensed in Florida and Colorado.

(720) 352-0930


Human Animal Bond Trust
Weekly, on Thursdays
6:30-8:00 PM

DFL Solutions

Online pet loss support:

Rainbows Bridge Grief Support Center

Tufts Pet Loss Support Hotline

The Pet Loss Support Page

Online pet grief chat groups

Individual Pet Grief Counseling:
Beth Patterson, MA, LPC, JD (303-817-8571)

Kids and Grief

Variety of articles and resources: Veterinary Wisdom

Age and developmental considerations for pet loss

When a child loses a pet

When a pet dies

Family-friendly ways to help a child after losing a pet

General information about pet hospice and palliative care:

What is animal hospice?

Pet Hospice: Why you should consider it

Hospice: Providing end of life care

Animal Hospice 101

Resources for Pets with Cancer

KarmaSue provides education, counseling, and financial support to Coloradan families that have companion animals living with cancer in an effort to honor the human-animal connection.