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There are many emotions that arise from the loss of a pet. Among them are shock, disbelief, anger, and guilt. These emotions are normal and predictable responses. 
Below you will find a list of good resources to help you and your family during this difficult time. 

Coping with Pet Loss: Grieving the Death of a Dog or Cat 
Grief after pet loss; Tips for coping with pet loss; Helping a child cope with pet loss 

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement 
The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement, Inc. (APLB) is the only internet clearing house dealing with the loss of a pet. 

The University Of Florida College Of Veterinary Medicine has a Pet Loss Support Hotline that you can call to talk with someone about your loss. The number is 352-392-2235 extension 5268. Someone will return your call within 24 hours on weekdays and sometime on Monday if you call on Friday after 2:00 p.m. Calls returned anywhere within the US. 

Once you are ready to adopt another loving pet, please consider one of our local animal care facilities. Not only will you gain a new loyal friend, but you will also be helping to save a life. 

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services and Enforcement 
South Animal Care Center located in Melbourne the facility, 321-253-6608, or North Animal care Center located in Titusville, 321-264-5119.