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If you are struggling with the loss of your special friend either in the past or in the future, there is emotional support available.

Your veterinary clinic and your GP, family and friends will be people you can turn to and please feel you can contact us, or any of the services below:

Pet Bereavement

The Blue Cross: Pet Bereavement Support

The Ralph Site

Dignified Departures

Veterinary Wisdom

Compassion Understood

Cats Protection Grief Support

The Humane Society: Coping with the Death of your Pet

Coping with the Death of your Dog

Equine Bereavement

World Horse Welfare: End of Life

The British Horse Society: Euthanasia and Friends at the End

When you have loved and cared for your horse and provided a good quality of life it is equally important that they have a good end of life. Deciding to euthanize your horse is one of the most difficult decisions an owner will have to make. The BHS Quality of Life indicator can be a useful tool to help you evaluate your horse's general health and wellbeing.

Human Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care

St Nicholas Hospice Care: Bereavement Support Groups

Suffolk Bereavement Support

The Bereavement Trust

Bereavement Advice Centre

MindEd for Families: Death and Loss

Rosie Crane Trust

Counselling Directory: Bereavement

KidsHealth: Helping your Child Deal with Death Overcoming the Loss of a Child

Everyday Health: How Grief can Make you Sick

ExpertBeacon: Advice for Surviving the Death of a Spouse or Partner at a Young Age

Money Crashers: How to Help an Elderly Parent Deal with the Death of a Spouse

Neptune Society: How to Avoid Family Conflicts after the Death of a Parent

Sue Ryder: Palliative, neurological and bereavement advice and support

TUCK: Advancing better sleep 

Other links that may help if you are struggling

Action for Happiness