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Losing your pet can be a devastating time.
Check the links below to find help in making decisions or dealing with the loss.

MN Pets


Deciding to euthanize a loved pet can be one of the most difficult times in your life. If you are facing this complicated decision, and would like to discuss it with an experienced veterinarian, please feel free to contact me. We can schedule the appointment if you decide it is time. You do not need to feel alone with this euthanasia decision for your dog or cat. I understand that this decision is yours to make, and I can support you.

So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose 

by Laurie Kaplan

I hope this book will help people after the loss of a pet, when they are feeling that nothing will help.

Losing a loved pet can be devastating. After working so hard to provide a pet with good health care, diet, exercise and love, we must turn our attention to giving that pet a peaceful death.

Snorts Special Gift

by Suzann Yue

Savy is worried. Her dog, Snort, is very sick. Savy's parents explain that Snort will need to leave their family because it's the only way that Snort's pain will go away and be at peace. Savy knows this is best, but what will Savy do without her best friend?

In Snort's Special Gift, Savy and her family explore different ways to grieve for and remember a beloved pet. This healing story addresses feelings of loss in gentle and supportive ways as the family shares happy memories and creates a beautiful celebration of Snort's life. And in the end, Savy discovers that Snort has more gifts to share with her...

Dr. Mel Newton

The Good Death


What are you waiting for? Saying Goodbye to a faithful pet.
This article with help you with your decision in many ways.

Pet Cremation Services of Minnesota and Gentle In-Home Euthanasia

5249 West 73rd St., Suite F
Edina, MN 55439

The loss of a pet is something we don’t like to think about. Our pets may be the quiet member of the family, but have been there for holidays, vacations, the ups and downs, and stuck with us to give endless joy and happiness in their short lives. Pet Cremation Services of Minnesota, provides the most professional and personal service available. By focusing only on private pet cremation, we are able to start the cremation as soon as your pet is at our facility. Our office is regularly open Monday through Friday, during normal business hours, and on the weekends by appointment. On-call emergency numbers are always updated and left on our answering machine for after-hours calls.

Blue Skies In-Home Pet Euthanasia


Letters From Rainbow Bridge - By Kate McGahan

Answers to your questions on pet loss & afterlife.

Return From the Rainbow Bridge - By Kate McGahan

Only Gone From Your Sight - By Kate McGahan

A Guide to pet loss & Grief.

Reflections - by Kate McGahan

A life with my master.

The Art of Racing in the Rain - By Garth Stein, a Novel

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