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(Updated 08/02/14)

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Alabama


Pats Plus Pet Loss with Understanding Support 
Mobile SPCA
2719 Springhill Ave. Mobile.
Phone: (805) 476-7722


Arizona


Humane Society of Southern Arizona
Pet Loss Group meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month in Tucson.
Please call Renee Terry 520 603 8319 for information.


Companion Animal Association of Arizona, Inc.
Pet grief support group meets 9:00 - 10:30 AM first Saturday of every month
Hospice of the Valley 1510 East Flower St. Phoenix.
Contact Marty Tousley Phone: (602) 995-5885


California


"Albert's Honor" Pet Loss Support Group

For adults 18 and over

No charge; registration is required

Thursdays from 6-7 p.m.

Held at NCCDI Community Counseling in Red Bluff, CA, 220 Sycamore St.

Call 530.529.1500 Ext. 659 or email albertshonor@gmail.com to register.

Facilitated by Jennifer Blough, MFTT and Certified Pet Loss Grief Recovery Specialist



Hope Hospice Pet Loss Support Group (no fee)
6377 Clark Avenue, Dublin, CA 9456
Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 7;00 pm until 8:30 pm.
Call Michele Shimamura, LMFT, CT, for a short phone in-take: 925-683-8463


Pet Grief Recovery Group
Loma Linda University Medical Center
11234 Anderson St. Loma Linda, CA 92354
It is a 7 week long class, and we meet once a week for 1 hour and half, and we teach about how pet loss grief affects those suffering, coping skills, and ways of finding closure.
New groups begin the first Tuesday of January, April, July, and October From 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Phone: 909 558-7355


Pet Loss Support Group
The SPCA for Monterey County
1002 Highway 68, across from Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey
Meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 12:00-1:00 at The SPCA's Education Center
The group is drop-in with no need to register and there is no charge.
More information: Call Joseph Lumello, VNA & Hospice, at 831-758-8243


"Away From Me Now" Pet Loss Support Group
1101 Sylvan Ave Modesto, CA 95350
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday each month at 7pm. Participation is free.
Dates and times are subject to change; please call before coming.
Jack Bullock GC-C Bereavement Counselor Phone: 209-338-3000
Email: jbullock@optimalcares.com


Animal Bereavement Support Group
Meets 2nd Sun. of every month 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Agape International Spiritual Center
5700 Buckingham Pkwy., Culver City, CA. 90230
One From the Heart Ministry
Phone: (310) 348-1260 ext. 426


Pet Loss Support Group
Lorri Greene, Ph.D.
Call for meeting schedule.
4295 Gesner St. Suite 3B San Diego
Phone: (619) 275-0728


Peninsula Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group
1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame (formerly 12 Airport Blvd., San Mateo)
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM. (650) 340-7022 ext. 344
Email:
pawmaster@PHS-SPCA.org
Drop in basis - no need to register, no charge.


REVMA Pet Loss Support Group
Cheri Barton Ross
Meets Tuesday nights from 7:00-8:15 p.m.
The Brookdale Lodge at Paulin Creek
2375 Range Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone:
707-527-9330 and 707-579-3411
email cheribross@aol.com

Drop in, no fee, adults and children welcome.


Alameda County/Contra Costa County Pet Loss Support Groups
Meets:First Tuesdays of each month at Hillcrest Community Church, 404 Gregory Lane, Room #9, in Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. 7:00-8:30 pm
AND
Third Tuesdays of each month at 914 Heinz Street (at 7th St.) in Berkeley, CA 94710 7:00-8:30 pm

Both groups are free and drop-in.
The pet loss support group in Pleasant Hill is sponsored by the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society, 2700 Ninth Street (at Carleton), Berkeley, CA.
Contact number for both groups is Jill Goodfriend, (510) 393-1359

Jill Goodfriend is an RN and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


Companion Animal Loss Grief Support Group
Isa Dempsey, MFT
Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 7 pm at the Santa Cruz SPCA
2260 7th Ave., Santa Cruz. Free of charge.
Phone: SPCA (831) 465-5000


Pet Loss Support Group
Betty Carmack, R.N. Ed.D.
Meets the first Tuesday of each month, from 7:30 to 9:00pm
Drop in basis - no need to register, no charge.
For Details and Location call the San Francisco SPCA at (415) 554-3050


Pet Loss Support Group
Redwood Empire Veterinary Medical Association
Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month
Contact Cheri Ross at (707) 527-9330 for details.


San Diego Humane Society's Pet Loss Support Group
5500 Gaines Street, San Diego CA 92110
Weekend morning and weekday evening sessions available.
Sessions are free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
Sessions are facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker.
For dates and times, please call 619-299-7012 ext. 2311 or check on-line at http://www.sdhumane.org/site/PageServer?pagename=prg_PetLoss


Canada


Halton Peel Pet Loss Support Group
Monthy meetings are held the 4th Saturday of each month.
Dixie Mall Postal Outlet
PO Box 38021
1250 South Service Rd
Mississauga,ON L5E 3G3
Phone: (905) 272-4040 Mississauga, (905) 842-2252 Oakville, (905)6 37-5233 Burlington
Please email ontariopetloss@gmail.com for times/location information.


Colorado


Pet Loss Support Group
Colorado Springs, CO
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Rockrimmon Branch Library Meeting Room
Safeway Village at Rockrimmon and Vindicator
Facilitator: Marcia Anderson, M.S.W.
Questions? Call (719) 447-1818


Colorado Springs Area Pet Loss Support Group
Meets monthly, 10 a.m. - noon in the North Academy Animal Emergency Clinic, 5752 N. Academy Blvd.
Call (719) 260-7141 or (719) 574-1779


Pet Loss Support Group of the Denver Area Veterinary Society Meets 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday at the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society Office in the second floor board room of the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society Office at 191 Yuma Street, NE entrance to PetAid Colorado-Harrison Center for Animals.
Phone contact is 303-318-0447 There is no cost to attend and no need to call before attending.
Please bring a picture of your pet if possible.
http://www.petlossdenver.org


Pet Loss Support
Colorado Animal Rescue Association
Meets every Friday at 5:30 P.M. at Alternatives 103 S. Washatch Ave. Colorado Springs.
A minimal donation is requested to help defray costs.


Pet Loss Support Group
The Humane Society of Boulder Valley
Meets the 4th Saturday of each month from 1:00pm-2:30pm at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, 2323 55th St., Boulder, 80301 on the 2nd floor in the administration offices.
There is no charge for the group.
Facilitated by Anne Cattarello, MA, LPC.


Florida


Pet Loss Support Group
Unity of Sarasota
Meets the third Thursday of the month from 7pm-8pm. 
It is free of charge and it is facilitated by Rev. Amy Zehe. 
For more information, please call Rev. Zehe at 941-955-3301 x23.


Pet Loss Support Group
St. Catherine's West Rehabilitation Hospital
8850 NW 122nd Street Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018
Mttes in the Lobby Conference Room
Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The support group is free and open to the community.
Call: (305) 351-7025


Pet Bereavement Support System
group leader Cara Kaplan, ACSW, LCSW, BCD.
Meets the 1st Thursday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m. in Ms. Kaplan's office in Lantana Florida.
Call (561) 641-4909


Hawaii


Hawaiian Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group (http://www.hawaiianhumane.org/Pet-Loss-Support.html)

The group, which is facilitated by experienced volunteers, meets the first Tuesday of each month, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Humane Society's conference room.
Please call 356-2217, to reserve a seat.


Illinois


Pet Loss Support Group (Wings)
Chicago Veterinary Medical Association
“Wings” meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30PM at the CVMA office, 100 Tower Drive, Suite 234, Burr Ridge, IL.
(No reservations needed. No charge to attend, but donations are accepted.)
Call (630) 325-1600 for more information or visit our website: www.chicagovma.org


Indiana


C.A.L.M. Pet Loss Support Group (Companion Animal Loss & Memories).
Meets the first Tuesday of every month from 6-7:30.
At Circle City Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital
9650 Mayflower Park Drive, Carmel, Indiana
Call (317) 872-8387.
This is a free meeting.


Pet Loss Grief Support Group in the Indianapolis area.
Meets the second Saturday of the the month from 2-4PM.
In addition to the meetings there is telephone support and information on coping with the grief of losing pets to death or disappearance.
Call (317) 251-4028 for details.


Reaching For Joys petloss support group
Meets every third Saturday of the month, from 10:00 a.m. to noon in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Volunteer online counseling and person to person meetings can also be arranged with a volunteer Grief Counselor.
For more information you may call Ken Prather ( Volunteer Hospice and Petloss Counselor ) at ( 260 ) 637-1705 or can be emailed at Ken@Reachingforjoy.com


Iowa


Mandy's Memories Support Group
The very FIRST meeting of Mandy's Memories Support Group will be held on Sunday September 25th, 2011 at 7:00 PM.
Please join us at The First Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa. The address is 516 Kellogg Ave. Ames, Iowa.
For more information please call Doug Hill at (515) 298-4012 or E-mail him at cavaliers74@yahoo.com.
After that, the group will meet every 1st Tuesday and 4th Sunday of each month.


Kentucky


Pet Loss Support Group
The Cat Clinic of Louisville
P.O. Box 4963 Louisville.
David Jones, D.V.M.
Phone (502) 451-2673 for location.


Maryland


The Nicodemus Memorial Park at Baltimore Humane Society

1601 Nicodemus Road  Reisterstown, MD
Holds a monthly bereavement group to help you cope with the loss or extreme illness of a pet. 
Anyone whose pet has passed away, been lost, sick, or dying is welcome to join the group at any time. 

The group meets the first Tuesday evening of each month at 7pm for one hour.

Please call to RSVP. Call 410-833-8848 ext. 219 or email amazan@bmorehumane.org .


Pet Bereavement Seminar at the Montgomery County Humane Society
14645 Rothgeb Drive Rockville
Dr. Mary Knipmeyer
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.
Free but reservations are required by the preceding Friday.
Phone: (240) 773-5973


Massachusetts


Michigan


Pet Loss Support Group
Joyful Spirit Counseling
9500 Highland Road, Suite 6A, Hartland, MI
Meets the third monday of each month from 7-8:30 pm.
Facilitated by Kimberly Cardeccia M.A., L.L.P.C., certified trauma and loss consultant.
Phone: (248) 330-9813
e-mail: kim@joyful-spirit.com


Pet Loss Support Group
MSU, College of Veterinary Medicine
A-174 Veterinary Teaching Hospital
East Lansing.
The support group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month in A174 Small Animal Clinic at 6:30PM.
Linda L. Lawrence, MSW, LMSW
Veterinary Social Work Services
Phone: 517-432-5967 Email: lawren45@msu.edu


Minnesota


Companion Animal Love, Loss and Memories Group (CALLM)

The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) offers a biweekly bereavement group to support those grieving the loss of a beloved animal.
Meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus - Pomeroy Student-Alumni Learning Center, Room 115
Dates may be adjusted to accommodate holidays.
Please call to confirm our schedule before attending. Sessions begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:00 p.m. and are free of charge. 
Space is limited! For more information and to reserve your seat, please contact VMC Social Work Services at 612-624-9372.
Pre-registered attendees may park in the VMC parking lot; parking permits will be issued by group facilitators immediately preceding each CALLM session.


Pet Loss Support Group
The Animal Humane Society 845 Meadow Lane North, Golden Valley.
Meets Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at the shelter. There is no admission charge.
Phone: (763) 489-2220
http://www.ahshc.org/pet_loss.htm


Missouri


KC - Pet Loss Support Group
Meets the last Tuesday evening of the Month
Sponsored by: The Struan Center, LLC 4044 Central St. - Kansas City, MO 64111
Please Call for Times, Location, and Information
No charge - donations accepted to offset costs
Individual Counseling services available contact: Raphael Smith, PsyD - Clinical Psychologist
Phone: (816) 960-4525
email: DrRaphaelSmith@att.net


St. Louis Pet Loss Support Group
Meets the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month 3:00-4:30 P.M.
Petropolis Pet Center 16830 Chesterfield AIrport Rd. Chesterfield, MO
No charge but donations are appreciated
Contact: Harriet Cuddy, BA,MA
Phone: (636)-537-2322 ext. 28
email:(work) groomcareer@earthlink.net (home) HARRIETMaLtEsE01@aol.com
or:
Jon Rios
Phone: (314)-427-7458
email: PUGBOY01@aol.com
Individual counseling services also available. Inquire regarding fees.



TLC Pet Loss Support Group
1611 Mills Road Ozark Meets Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM
Diane J. Newman MS LPC and Nova Hilton
Phone: (417) 836-5449 ; fax (417) 836-4918


Nevada


Pet Loss Bereavement Support Group of Las Vegas

Meets Monday's at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM  
Community Lutheran Church 3720 East Tropicana Avenue Las Vegas, near Sandhill Road and about a 1/4 mile from the US 95 expressway.  
This program is offered FREE of charge.  
Call Dr. Wheeler at (702) 735-5544 to confirm your attendance.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.
http://www.pets702.org


New Jersey


Group Pet Bereavement Session
Oradell Animal Hospital
580 Winters Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652
Meets once a month at 7:00 P.M.
See website for date of next meeting: http://oradell.com/
Attendees must be 16 years or older
Session is free Individuals may attend up to eight sessions.
You are encouraged to bring a photo of your pet
Email: info@oradell.com Phone:(201) 262-0010, (800) 624-1883


Samaritan Hospice for Grief Support
5 Eves Drive
Marlton, NJ 08053
Please call for next starting dates and times for the Pet Loss Support Group.
1-800-596-8550


"Friends Of Nikki" Pet Loss Support Group
Somerset, NJ
Meets generally the 3rd Sunday of each month from 1-2:30 PM
There are no fees. Donations accepted
Facilitator: Donna Kahora, RN
Phone (732) 246-2124 E-mail: friendsofnikki@comcast.net


St. Hubert's Giralda
Madison
Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7:30-9:00 PM
Phone: (973) 377-2295


New Mexico


Pet Loss Support Group
Meets: First Monday of the month - 5:30-6:30 pm
Second Tuesday of the month - 6:00-7:00 pm
Third Saturday of the month - 10 - 11 am
Fourth Wednesday of the month - 5:30 - 6:30 pm
$20 per group; individual sessions available in the Albuquerque area, as well as phone sessions.
Locations vary; please register by calling Ann Beyke M.A., LPC; (505) 265-3087 or petlosscounselor@aol.com; www.petlosscounselor.com


New York


Pet Loss Support Group

Meetings are held on an as needed basis, at the Fayetteville Library 300 Orchard Street, Fayetteville, NY.
The group is free and open to anyone suffering from the death of their pet or preparing for their pet's death.
It is a place to share feelings with others who consider their pets as members of their family.
Discussions include: personal stories, euthanasia issues, hospice care, preparing for pet loss, and burial options.
The group is led by two experienced facilitators, Hannah Davis and Carol Rothschild. Please call (315) 445-8170 to learn more or sign up for the next meeting.
Our support group was recently featured in the Syracuse Newspapers. Click here for the video.


Pet Loss Support group
Sponsored by the Chautauqua County Humane Society
The Group is open to anyone 18 years of age or older who is experiencing grief from the passing of a beloved pet.
Meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Prendergast Library 509 Cherry Street, Jamestown in the conference room on the second floor.
Facilitating the meetings will be Maggie Irwin, Jennifer Morse and Roberta Thompson.
For questions or for more information on this free service please contact Roberta Thompson at 716-664-1080.


ANIMAL SPECIALTY CENTER PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
9 Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701
Meets 7:00-8:30 PM on the first and third Thursdays of each month.
The support group sessions are free and open to the general public.
Laurie Sine will be facilitating our sessions at our hospital.
Laurie is a licensed social worker and certified community mediator and has counseled numerous owners grieving the loss or coping with serious illness of a beloved pet.
For further information about attending ASC PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP sessions, please contact ASC at 914-457-4000
If you plan to attend, you are encouraged to bring a photo and/or memento of your pet to the group.


Animal Medical Center
510 E. 62 Street New York City
Meets every 2nd Saturday afternoon
Phone: (212) 838-8100


Capital Region Pet Loss Network
c/o Jill Iversen, Albany, NY.
Meetings monthly in Albany, NY area
Phone: (518) 448-LOSS


Paw To Heart
c/o Medea Berkman
Plainview
Meets the last Monday of every month.
At the Plainview Library
Phone: (516) 785-6416


The Empty Leash Pet-Loss Support Group / Buffalo New York
Life Transitions Center
150 Bennett Road Cheektowaga, NY 14043
Meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. 6:00-7:30 PM
Must register with Kym at (716) 714-5785 before attending first meeting.


North Carolina


Pet Loss Support Group
Meets The 3rd Tues of each month, 7pm to 8 or 8:30 pm.
At The Forsyth Veterinery Emergency Clinic on North Point Blvd., Winston-Salem
A phone call is required before coming.
Judi Merritt
Phone: (336) 351-5301


Pet Loss Support Group
Meets 1st Wednesday every month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church-Jefferson House
21 Edwin Place, Asheville, NC 28801
No fee, however, donations gratefully accepted.
Facilitator: Christy Gunther, MA, LPC
Phone: (828) 258-3229


Ohio


Pet Loss Support Group

All God's Creatures Grief Support

Meets: 7:00 P.M., the 3rd Tuesday of the month

St. Paul Lutheran Church
2010 Park Ave. West
Ontario, OH 44906
Phone: 419 529-4351


Pet Loss Support Group
Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month
7:00 to 8:30 PM. at:
Villa Angela Care Center
5700 Karl Road
Columbus, Ohio 43229
Contact: Dorothy Hall, MS, RN

Phone: 614-895-3416
Email:
djhall2451@att.net.


Pet Loss Support Group
Directions Counseling Center
Group meets every other Thursday, starting January 5th from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
6797 N. High Street Suite 350 Worthington, OH 43085
Pet loss support specialist: Sue Mocniak BSW, MSW, LSW
Call to register. Phone: 614-888-9200
Website: http://www.directionscounseling.com/adult/pet-loss-support-columbus-ohio
Support group is free.


Pet Loss Support Group
Sponsored by: Routsong Funeral Home & Pet Loss Services
2100 E. Stroop Rd. Kettering, Ohio 45429
Phone: (937) 293-4137
website: www.routsong.com
Our pet loss support groups are held at different times and at different locations.
For more information on upcoming support groups, please contact at (937) 293-4137 or by emailing sfults@routsong.com.
Our support groups are at no cost and open to everyone in the community


The Humane Society of Greater Akron
Meets monthly.
4904 Quick Road Cuyahoga Falls.
Phone: (330) 657-2010


Pet Loss Support Group
Sponsored by the Medina County SPCA
Meetings are held every Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Call for meeting location.
Sally Williamson, MSW (330) 769-3393


Oregon


Legacy of Love: a Pet Loss Support Group
At WinterSpring Center for Living with Loss and Grief
Medford, Oregon
Schedule varies: call for dates, time and location of 6-week group
Contact by telephone. (541) 772-2527
website: www.WinterSpring.org


Pet Loss Support Group
At the Philomath Counseling Center

-No Longer Available-


Pet Loss Support Group
The Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital in Portland
Meets four times a month.
Phone: (503) 228-7282


Pennsylvania


"Celebrating the Bond" Pet Loss Support Group
Offered by: American Pet Memorials at our Family Care Center every 1st Monday of the month at 7:00pm.
107 West Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
Please RSVP to Brenda at 267.567.0871
Free of charge

"Celebrating the Bond" Pet Loss Support Group
Offered by: Lancaster Pet Memorials at our Family Care Center every 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm.
234 West Orange Street, Lancsater, Pennsylvania 17603
Please RSVP to Andrew at 717.397.8255
Free of charge


Pet Loss Support
211 East Main St. Plymouth, PA 18651

-Closed-



Pet Loss Support Group
Metropolitan Veterinary Associates
Norristown, PA
Meets once or twice a month from 7:00-8:30pm.
Facilitator: Carolyn Thomson, DVM
Phone: 610-666-1050 ext 235 to RSVP and for meeting dates.


South Dakota


Emergency Veterinary Hospital
Pet Loss Support Group
1655 S Valley Dr Rapid City, SD 57703
For more information please call 605-721-0789
Pet Loss Support Group Meetings held the first Thursday of every month from 6:30-7:30 PM.
Please RSVP at the number above.
Facilitator: Christina Fischer, DVM
Website: www.animalclinicrc.com


Tennessee


Pet Loss Support Group at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
We hold a support group every Tuesday evening.
The 1st and 3rd Tuesdays are traditional support groups held from 6:30-8 pm.
The 2nd and 4th Tuesdays we have an art group that we use to help clients process grief and find new ways to memorialize their animal, held from 6:30-8:30 pm.
All groups are held at the UT Veterinary Teaching Hospital, 2407 River Dr., Knoxville, TN 37996.
In addition to the support group, we also offer individual, couple or family sessions, in person or by phone.
All of our services are provided to the clients for free. Our website is http://www.vet.utk.edu/socialwork/index.php


Texas


S.A.P.P.Y. Pet Loss/Grief Support Group of San Antonio
This loving group meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Please call (210) 216-0920 or e-mail sappypetloss@sbcglobal.net for location information.


Grief Support Group at the SPCA of Texas
Meets the first Saturday of each month at one o'clock at 362 S. Industrial Blvd. Dallas, TX
Diane Pomerance, Ph.D. Certified Grief Recovery Specialist
The Pet Grief Hotline is 888-ANIMALS ext. 172


The Houston SPCA Pet Loss Support Group
Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 PM at the SPCA education center,
900 Portway Drive Houston
Contact Stacey Wilbanks
Phone: (713) 869-7722, extension 127


The Humane Society of Austin & Travis County - Austin Humane Society & SPCA
124 West Anderson Lane, Austin.
Meets the last Monday of each month from 7pm to 830pm
Facilitator, Debra Rimmer, CSW., Elizabeth Warren, RVT
Contact Samantha Rahmberg (512) 837-7985 ext. 226 Lisa Starr 512.646.7387 Ext. 226


Virginia


(Starting in January 2012)
The Hampton Roads Pet Loss Support Group
Free Meetings in Hampton & Va. Beach Public Libraries
For locations and times please contact Susanna Horner, LCSW 757-788-9636 or walkersus@gmail.com


Charlottesville Pet Loss Support Group
For more information-including meeting dates and location -please contact the facilitator,
Marguerite David Phone: (434)760-1330.
Email: margueritedavidcoaching@gmail.com


Alexandria Animal Shelter
4101 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA
Meets the first Wednesday of each month. 7:30 PM
c/o Kathy Reiter Alexandria
Phone: (703) 838-5050


Fairfax County Animal Shelter
4500 West Ox Road
Meets the third Wednesday of each month. 7:30 PM
Kathy Reiter Phone: (703) 830-1100


Pet Loss/Grief Support Group
The group meets monthly at Pet Partners in Bristol.
Leashed pets are welcome.
No charge but donations are welcome.
Contact: Lynn McDowell, RN
Phone: (540) 619-5590


Pet Loss Support Group
The group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm - 7:30pm
14 South Madison Street, Courtyard Level. Middleburg, VA
There is no fee for the group but donations to the Middleburg Animal Foundation are accepted.
Contact Kathryn L Vieweg, LPC, CEAP, Hunt Country Counseling, LLC
Phone: (540) 287-8844
Email: KLVHCC@verizon.net


Washington


PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP

Meets every Saturday Morning 10:00 to 12:00
At The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County shelter building
2608 Center Street, Tacoma
Enter through the main lobby
There is no charge for these meetings.
www.thehumanesociety.org
Phone: (253) 383-2733


The Humane Society for Seattle/King County
Pet Loss Support Group
Meets every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - Noon.
The meeting is held on a drop-in basis in The Humane Society
13212 SE Eastgate Way in Bellevue. (425) 641 0080


Washington, DC


PAL (People, Animals, Love)
Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 10:00 AM until noon
At the William Wendt Center
4880A MacArthur Blvd., NW.
No charge but donations are welcome
To talk to a volunteer call: 202-966-2171.


West Virginia


Paws From Heaven
Meetings held the third Wednesday of each month: 2:00 PM.
#8 Lovell Drive Charleston
Contact Melody L. Hunter, AS, BS, MA
Phone: (304) 345-8625


Wisconsin


The Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center (WVRC) has partnered with Red Oak Counseling to offer Free Pet Loss Support Group.

Held on the First Tuesday of the Month from 7pm-8pm,
Each Pet Loss Counseling Session is a Group Format, Conducted in a Safe, Quiet Environment at Red Oak Counseling’s Office:
12970 W Bluemound Road, #308. Elm Grove, Wisconsin
Phone: (262) 780-1020
All of the Staff at Red Oak Counseling are Licensed Professionals Specializing in Mental Health and AODA Issues.

For more information visit: http://www.wvrc.com/pet-owners/resources/bereavement-counseling/


Pet Loss Support Group
U-W School of Veterinary Medicine
2015 Linden Dr. Madison.
Meets twice monthly at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital on the UW-Madison campus.
Contact: Myrna Solganick.
Phone: (608) 836-7297.


Pet Loss Support Group
Rapids Mall, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495.
Free of charge, meets every Monday evening, 6:00-7:30 pm,
Contact Patti Nelles.
Phone: (715) 421-2950, email CW_PLGrp@yahoo.com


Wyoming


Pet Loss Support Group
Cheyenne Animal Shelter Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Laramie County Library
No registration required.
Contact Michelle Hazzard
Email: michelle@cheyenneanimalshelter.org


Laramie Pet Loss Support Group
Contact: Pam Brekken P.O. Box 1674, Laramie, WY 82073
Phone: (307) 721-4119 Email: Burley@uwyo.edu