Carolina Pet Services

Grieving Page

Carolina Pet Services is a proud member of the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement. We have many resource materials available in our office for your use. For a more complete resource guide we recommend visiting one of the following links:

    Associations for pet loss and bereavement
    For those owners who would like to discuss the loss of their pet with a local professional counselor, we highly recommend Tracie Barton-Barrett with “Animals Connect Us”. She is a licensed and certified counselor dealing with the loss of pets. Tracie can be reached at 919-559-4379 or online at

Following is a selected list of resource material dealing with the loss of a pet. They should all be available through Barnes and Nobles:

  • Amazing Gracie, A Dogs Tale by Debbie Morehead
  • Angel Pawprints by Laurel E. Hunt
  • Animals In The Afterlife by Kim Sheridan
  • Cold Noses At The Pearly Gates by Gary Kurz
  • Coping With Sorrow On The Loss Of Your Pet by Moira Anderson
  • Good-Bye My Friend by Mary Montgomery
  • In Remembrance Of A Special Cat Edited by Richard F X O’Conner
  • In Remembrance Of A Special Dog
  • My Personal Pet Remembrance Journal by Enid Samuel Traisman
  • Dogs Who Came To Stay George Pitcher
  • The Heart That Is Loved Never Forgets by Kaetheryn Walker
  • The Loss Of A Pet by Wallace Sife
  • The Soul Of Your Pet by Scott S Smith
  • When Your Pet Dies by Alan Wolfelt

For children

  • Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
  • Dog Heaven
  • For Every Cat An Angel by Christine Davis
  • For Every Dog An Angel
  • I’ll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm
  • Sad Isn’t Bad by Michaelane Mundy
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst