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General Resources

Cannabinoid Medicine:

Canadian Association of Veterinary Cannabinoid Medicine: cavcm.com

General Medical Information

AAHA https://www.aaha.org/pet_owner/lifestyle/default.aspx
Veterinary Partner www.veterinarypartner.com
Cannabinoid Medicine: cavcm.com
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association http://www.canadianveterinarians.net/animal-owners/default.aspx
Human-Animal Bond: Thepeteffect.org
Veterinary Partner veterinarypartner.vin.com

Grief Support

We know that animal owners often experience profound grief, when preparing for an impending loss and when their pet dies. Those emotions can be intense for many people, and if you are experiencing an immediate mental health challenge or are contemplating suicide, here are a list of resources:

Crisis Services Canada Call 1-833-456-4566 Text 45645 Visit www.crisisservicescanada.ca
Centre for Suicide Prevention Visit www.suicideinfo.ca
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention Visit https://suicideprevention.ca/need-help/
Newfoundland and Labrador Crisis Hotline: 1-888-737-4668
New Brunswick Crisis Hotline: 1-800-667-5005
Nova Scotia Crisis Hotline: 1-888-429-8167
Prince Edward Island Crisis Hotline: 1-800-218-2885

Online Communities:
These are communities for people who have lost a companion animal to come together
and share their thoughts and feelings. Several offer additional resources.
http://www.rainbowbridge.com
http://www.chancesspot.org/pet-loss-support/index.php
http://www.letterstopushkin.com

Online Grief/Bereavement Resources:
http://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief-loss/coping-with-pet-loss.htm
http://www.everlifememorials.com/v/pet-loss.htm#articles
http://www.petsatpeace.ca/grief-resources/
http://www.pet-loss.net
http://www.aplb.org
http://www.petloss.com/petlossbooklist.htm
https://riedelcody.org
http://www.pragmaticmom.com (Books for children)
http://childparenting.about.com/cs/emotionalhealth/a/childgrief.htm
http://www.journeyofhearts.org/grief/help2.htm
https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-loss/helping-your-child-when-the-family-pet-dies

Human-Animal Bond Website: Indoor Pet Initiative: https://indoorpet.osu.edu/home
Therapy Animal registration: https://petpartners.org/volunteer/volunteer-with-pet-partners/

Insurance

Petcare http://www.petcareinsurance.com/index.asp
Trupanion http://trupanion.com/canada
24 Pet Watch http://www.24petwatch.com/Canada/
Petsecure: http://www.petsecure.com/

Local Animal Resources

Adoptions https://www.trurovet.com/adoption-resources/
Nova Scotia Lost Dog Network http://ns.lostdognetwork.com/

Nail Trim Donation Charities

Lost Souls Fund – Truro Vet Our Community Page
Australian Wildfires https://www.australiawildlifefund.com/
Atlanitc Canadian Dashshund Rescue https://www.atlanticdaxrescue.com/
Elder Dog http://www.elderdog.ca/
MSSDS http://www.maritimeservicedogs.org/
CARMA https://www.ca-r-ma.org/
Maritime Greyhound Adoption Program http://www.greyhoundadoption.ca/
Golden Retriever Rescue & Friends http://www.nsgrr.ca/
Animal Rescue Coalition http://www.animalrescuecoalitions.com/
Bullmastiff Rescue of Canada https://www.facebook.com/CanadianMastiffClubRescue/

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