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Grief Support


The Seattle Animal Shelter Pet Loss Support Group

Meets every Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. in the shelter conference room (2061 15th Ave. W, Seattle, WA 98119)
Phone: (206) 386-7387
Web: www.seattle.gov/animal-shelter/events-and-resources/pet-loss-support-group

The Humane Society for Seattle/King County Pet Loss Support Group

Meets every Saturday at 10:00 am. on the second floor of the administration building at Seattle Humane (13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005 )
Phone: (425) 649-7566
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.SeattleHumane.org

The Pet Loss Companion: Healing Advice from Family Therapists Who Lead Pet Loss Groups

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After a Death: An Activity Book for Children

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

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When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering and Healing

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Animals in the Afterlife: Surviving Pet Loss and Turning Grief into a Gift

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There Are No Sad Dogs in Heaven: Finding Comfort After the Loss of a Pet

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24 HOUR VETERINARY CARE

(listed from North to South)

Veterinary Specialty Center
(425) 697-6106
LYNNWOOD
20115 44th Avenue West
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week - Emergency Services
http://www.vcaspecialtyvets.com/veterinary-specialty-center-seattle

Animal Medical Center of Seattle
(206) 204-3366
SHORELINE
14810 15th Ave NE
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week - Emergency Services
http://www.animalmedicalspecialists.com/

Seattle Veterinary Specialists
(425) 823-9111
KIRKLAND
11814 115th Ave. NE, Bldg J
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week - Emergency Services
http://www.svsvet.com/

BluePearl Veterinary Partners (ACCES)
(206) 364-1660 x1
LAKE CITY
11536 Lake City Way NE
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week - Emergency Services
http://www.criticalcarevets.com/

Seattle Veterinary Services
(206) 624-9111
DOWNTOWN SEATTLE
805 Madison St, Suite #100
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - Emergency Services
http://www.svsvet.com/

South Seattle Veterinary Hospital
(206) 242-8338
SHOREWOOD
11033 1st Avenue South
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week – Emergency Services
http://www.southseattlevet.com/

BluePearl Veterinary Partners (ACCES)
(206) 364-1660 x2
RENTON
4208 Lind Ave SW
Open 24 hours, 7 days - Emergency Services
http://www.criticalcarevets.com/


QUESTIONS ABOUT PET LOSS


Your veterinarian will give your pet an intravenous injection, which is generally a combination of chemicals designed to give a quick and painless termination of nerve and muscle functions. Many vets will also give the pet a sedative first to relax them. The American Humane Association offers a good explanation as well: Euthanasia Decision
There is no simple answer since it will depend on their age, maturity level and life experience. KidsHealth offers very good advice: When a Pet Dies