Resources

Help-lines

Emergency services Australia - 000

Lifeline Australia - 131 114

Beyond Blue Australia - 1300 224 636

Suicide Callback Service Australia - 1300 659 467

Mensline Australia - 1300 789 978 

Emergency services NZ - 111

Emergency services UK - 999

Vetlife UK - 0303 040 2551

Emergency services USA - 911

National Suicide Prevention Hotline USA - (800) 273-8255
 

For veterinary specific resources please visit our 'For veterinary professionals' page 

For podcasts and interviews please click here

To visit our blog please click here

Fact sheets and handouts

​You can download our free campaign fact sheet here.

Handout (shared with permission by Talking Stones)

5 ways to cope with loss and overcome grief

Handout (shared with permission by Talking Stones)

7 ways to help your child cope with the loss of a pet

Pet loss and grief support

People and pets - Australia

Teresa Wagner - Pet Loss Grief Support & Animal Communication

Cards and gifts

Introducing our gorgeous new mascots!  They are all handmade by Anita's Kreativ Crochet and profits will be generously donated to LYPLYV. There are many more animals to choose from and they can be made to order. Prices start at only $20 and are available in Australia only (unless you are happy to pay international postage). We’d love to see these in as many clinics as possible and believe they are a great talking point and will get some discussions happening about LYPLYV and veterinary wellbeing. If you would like more information about getting a handmade mascot (or two!) for your clinic or as a gift for someone special, please click here to get in touch with Anita directly.

These wonderful cards are made by one of our own - Dr Scott Campbell and his children make them and share beautiful imagery from stunning settings.  The perfect accompaniment to any of our gifts!  Click here to order directly.

Want to find the perfect way to say thank you to your veterinary team?  Whether you work within the veterinary industry or are a pet owner who would like to say "thank you" to those who look after your pets (and we really hope you do!), showing your support can make a big difference.  We are delighted to have partnered with the team at Thankly, who provide beautiful cards and gifts within Australia, and offer you a special 20% discount!  And even better, 5% of purchases made using our coupon code will be donated back to our charity!

Simply go to the Thankly website and enter "LOVEYOURPET" in the coupon code at checkout and receive your 20% discount.

Books

"Coping with Stress and Burnout as a Veterinarian"

This book is written by our founder Dr Nadine Hamilton and is a self-help resource for veterinary professionals, based on her doctoral research with veterinarians.  It is also a helpful guide for friends, family, and community members wanting a better understanding of the veterinary professional.  You can read more about it and order a copy here

"Dr Claire's Love your Dog"

This stunning book by Veterinarian Dr Claire Stevens helps dog owners learn more about the care they can provide to their dog throughout their life stages.  It includes practical advice on behaviour and training, caring for your dog, and common diseases.  You can read more about it and order a copy here.  

"Veterinary Ethics: Navigating Tough Cases"

This book presents a range of ethical scenarios in practice which may be faced by allied animal health professionals and veterinarians.  It is written by Dr Siobhan Mullan and Dr Anne Fawcett.  You can read more about it and order a copy here.  

"Being a Vet in the 21st Century"

This book is written by veterinarian Dr Paul D. Stevens and takes a first-hand look at what it's like to work as a veterinarian.  You can read more about it and order a copy here.

"So you're a vet - now what?"

This book by veterinarian Dr Dave Nicol provides veterinarians with practical lessons generally not taught at vet school, to help veterinarians thrive in their careers.  You can read more about it and order a copy here.

"Nipped in the Bud, Not in the Butt: How to Use Mediation to Resolve Conflicts over Animals"

In Nipped in the Bud, Not in the Butt: How to Use Mediation to Resolve Conflicts over Animals, litigator-turned-mediator Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton introduces her proven techniques for addressing your conflict, working out a mutually satisfactory solution, and ensuring the well-being of the most important party—the beloved pet or animal in need. You can read more about it and order a copy here.

"Whiskers, Feathers & Fur: Veterinary Tales"

This book captures the real sense of connection between vets and those who rely on their services, while also being acutely aware of the bond between owner and animal.  You can read more about it and order a copy here.

"First Call for Dogs"

This book is written by Bondi Vet and Animal Emergency Service's Dr Alex Hynes and provides the first step in emergency care for your dog.  You can read more about it and order a copy here.

"First Aid Book"

This book is written by the Animal Emergency Service and is an at–home reference explaining the various illnesses and conditions that may affect your pet, and how you can respond effectively if you find yourself in a potentially life-threatening situation with your pet.  You can find out more and order a copy here

"Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant" and "Tell Your Cat You're Pregnant"

These books by Dr Lewis Kirkham provide practical, intuitive approaches for creating a loving bond between your new baby, and your cat or dog.  They are packed full of the latest behavioural knowledge, information, and helpful tips.  You can find out more and order a copy here

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