Animal Communication and Awareness Sites

Assisi International Animal Institute
The AIAI is our co-sponsor for the First International Symposium on Veterinary Hospice Care, scheduled for March 2008.

Grief Counseling Sites and Forums

Grief Healing
Information, comfort and support for anyone coping with or anticipating the loss of a loved one, whether that is a person or a cherished animal companion. Includes useful articles on various aspects of loss (including pet loss), recommended book lists, inspirational writings and poetry, and categorized links to dozens of other helpful resources. Hosted by Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, a certified hospice bereavement counselor who also specializes in pet loss.

Grief Healing Discussion Groups

Safe, anonymous, online place where the bereaved can share their stories of loss and ask questions to learn more about the normal grieving process. Includes a forum for Loss of a Pet. Sponsored by Hospice of the Valley (Phoenix, AZ) and moderated by professional hospice bereavement counselors.

Hospice Organizations

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

The NHFP is now an associate member of the NHPCO.


Pet Hospice Organizations

Angel's Gate


OldDog Haven

New website coming soon!

Pet Memorial Sites

In Memory of Pets, Beyond Life's Gateway

The Pet Memorial Website

Pet Loss Grief Support Website

Cyber Pet Memorial Park

Forever Pets, Inc.

Rainbows Bridge

Online Virtual Pet Memorials


Veterinary Sites

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA)

The AHVMA is now partnering with The NHFP for the granting of CEUs to DVMs and VTs for the Third International Symposium on Veterinary Hospice Care in 2012.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

The AVMA approved veterinary hospice care guidelines in 2001 and reaffirmed them in 2007.