ProQOL Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, and Compassion Satisfaction Assessment: http://www.proqol.org
Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project: http://www.compassionfatigue.org/index.html
Jessica Dolce’s website: http://jessicadolce.com
Help for the Helper: The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma by Babette Rothschild
Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others by Larua van Dernoot Lipsky with Connie Burk
When Helping Hurts: Compassion Fatigue in the Veterinary Profession by Kathleen Ayl, PsyD
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion:
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: http://www.mindfullivingprograms.com/whatMBSR.php
MBSR program in Chicago: http://www.theinsightcenter.com/mbsr.html
Self-Compassion Assessment and Resources: http://self-compassion.org/test-how-self-compassionate-you-are/
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Understanding animal behavior:
Dr. Sophia Yin’s website and books
“Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, edited by Debra F. Horowitz DVM, DACVB and John Ciribassi DVM, DACVB with Steve Dale.
Finding help for your pet
Pet Loss and Grief:
Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement: http://www.aplb.org
Rainbow Bridge: https://www.rainbowsbridge.com
Pet Loss Resources (by state): http://www.pet-loss.net/resources/IL.shtml
For more resources specific to the loss of a pet with behavior problems, go here to the Pets with Behavior Problems page.
Living with a pet with behavior problems:
To find more resources to support you as you live with, love, or say goodbye to a pet with behavior problems, go to this page.