Acacia Offers Support When You Lose A Special Friend Our pets are important members of our family. When such a pet dies, we are faced with a loss that leaves an empty space in our lives and hearts. Whether your companion lived a long and joyful life or their stay in this world was brief, the sorrow we may feel at their passing is real and often substantial. Your friends at Acacia Animal Health Center are here to support you during this sad time. We offer supportive services to provide information, a place to share, and the opportunity to celebrate the life of your special pet. Pet Loss Library The pet loss library is a valuable resource for those who have lost an animal companion, as well as those who are anticipating the death of an aging or ill pet. You will find answers to your frequently asked questions about grieving, both before and after the death of a pet. In addition, you will read stories about other pets and their owners and have the opportunity to share your stories with others. This resource is one that can be shared with the entire family and is intended as a tool to aid adults and children alike in the process of healing. Convenient online access allows all members of the family to explore their feelings in the privacy of your own home. Pet Memorials Celebrate the life of your animal companion with a custom pet memorial. This special tribute includes the opportunity for pet owners to post slideshows and videos, photos, and stories depicting your deceased pet. This online memorial also includes a visitor guestbook, to document the thoughts and memories of friends and family. More Pet Loss Resources For help in supporting a child who has lost a pet, visit the Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement website. Learn what to expect when experiencing grief and loss Visit the Pet Loss grief support website , a gentle and compassionate website for pet lovers grieving over the death of a pet or an ill pet. Here you will find personal support, thoughtful advice, the Monday Pet Loss Candle Ceremony, Tribute Pages, healing poetry such as “Rainbow Bridge,” more. If you are looking for other resources to assist with the loss of a special family pet, contact our office. The professionals at Acacia are here to help.