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Healing Hearts from Pet Loss: A Comprehensive Guide

Lori Davidson | 12 January, 2024

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Losing a beloved pet can be an emotionally challenging experience, and many pet owners find solace by seeking support and resources to cope with their grief. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive list of suggested online and local resources designed to help grieving pet owners navigate the difficult journey of saying goodbye to their furry friends. Additionally, we'll explore the use of the Healing Heart Candle, a comforting pet memorial gift available on PetPerennials.com, designed to bring light into the darkness of grief.

Online Resources for Grieving Pet Owners

  1. Pet Loss Support Websites:

    • Explore websites like Pet Loss and Rainbow Bridge for articles, forums, and support groups tailored to pet owners grieving the loss of their companions.
  2. Grief Counseling Services:

    • Platforms like BetterHelp offer online grief counseling services, connecting pet owners with licensed therapists experienced in dealing with pet loss.
  3. Memorializing Your Pet Online:

    • Websites like ForeverFluffy.com allow pet owners to create virtual memorials, share stories, and connect with others who have experienced similar loss.
  4. Social Media Support Groups:

    • Joining pet loss support groups on platforms like Facebook or Reddit can provide a sense of community and understanding. Search for groups like "Pet Loss Support Community" on Facebook.

Local Resources for Grieving Pet Owners

    1. Local Pet Grief Counselors:

      • Contact local therapists or counseling centers that specialize in grief counseling. They may offer in-person sessions or virtual support.
    2. Veterinary Clinics and Animal Hospitals:

      • Many veterinary clinics have resources or can recommend local support groups and counselors for grieving pet owners.
    3. Pet Bereavement Support Groups:

      • Check with local community centers or animal welfare organizations for information on pet bereavement support groups that meet in person. Local humane societies also often offer bereavement support groups.
    4. Pet Cemeteries and Crematoriums:

      • Explore local pet cemeteries and crematoriums, as they may offer grief support services or have recommendations for local resources.

    Healing Hearts Pet Memorial Candle with Keepsake Heart PetPerennials.com Pet Loss Support

    The Healing Heart Candle 

    At Pet Perennials, we understand the profound impact of losing a pet. Our Healing Heart Candle is a special soy candle designed to provide comfort and support during the grieving process. Here's why it can be a meaningful addition to your coping journey:

    • Symbolic Illumination:

    The soft glow of the Healing Heart Candle symbolizes the enduring love and cherished memories you shared with your pet.
    • Personalized Remembrance:

    Each candle is randomly embedded with a heart shaped keepsake, that is revealed as the candle wax melts away. It is accompanied by a legend card for matching your keepsake heart to a special message, creating a personalized memorial that honors your pet’s unique presence in your life.
    • Aiding the Healing Process:

    Lighting the candle can become a therapeutic ritual, offering a moment of reflection and solace as you navigate the healing journey.


    Coping with the loss of a pet is a unique and challenging experience, but with the right support, it can become more manageable. Whether you turn to online resources, local services, or find solace in gifts like the Healing Heart Candle, remember that you are not alone in your grief. Cherish the memories of your beloved pet and allow yourself the time and space needed to heal.

    If you're interested in the Healing Heart Candle or other pet memorial products, visit PetPerennials.com to explore our collection.

     Lori is co-founder of Pet Perennials and a lifelong animal lover. She currently resides in a small lake community with her two feline companions, Snookie and Pumpkin. 

    Pet Perennials offers a Gift Perks Service with all inclusive pricing for Pet-centric businesses to send thoughtful sympathy gifts to clients, family, and employees conveniently and affordably.

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