(508)839-7966 Monday through Friday. 6-9 PM EST 24-hour voice-mail.
Offers a national directory of Home Euthanasia providers as well as some FAQs that you may find useful.
Offers a wide range of information, from a list of books that deal with pet loss, chat rooms, e-cards and an online memorial page.
Offers information on counselors, support groups, books, and lots of other animal services information.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Philadelphia, PA – call (215)898-4529
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine support line.
Monday–Friday 9am – 6pm.
College of Veterinary Medicine
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
The Iams Pet Loss Support Center & Hotline
The Iams Company maintains a special toll-free number for pet owners suffering from pet grief.
They can be reached at: 1-888-332-7738
Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time.
Providing free support groups in the Portland, Oregon area since 1986.
24 hour message line (503)234-2061.
Long distance calls will be returned collect.
E-mails can be sent to grief counselor, Director of Pet Loss Support Services, Enid Traisman, MSW at:
St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center
Located in New Jersey
Meg M. Struble
Vice President of Operations
575 Woodland Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940
For the past 8 years they have offered pet loss support group sessions at no cost every Tuesday evening at their facility. Individual sessions are also available for a nominal fee.
The Rainbow Passage – Pet Loss Support and Bereavement Center
1528 E. River Rd.
Grafton, WI 53024
The telephone number for The Rainbow Passage is (414)376-0340
(please leave a message on the voice mail and your call will be returned as soon as possible).
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone, written correspondence, and internet support is free of charge.
A Pet Loss Packet of information is available free upon request.
Individual and group support sessions are also available.
Charlene has a MS in Counseling, is a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology, and has been doing pet grief counseling for the last 8 years.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Pet loss support program hotline:
The C.A.R.E. Helpline is staffed by veterinary students who have have received training by professional grief counselors and receive ongoing supervision by a licensed psychologist.
People who are either suffering pet grief from the loss of a companion animal, or are anticipating a loss are encouraged to call our toll-free line at: 877-394-CARE (2273). If you are in the Champaign-Urbana area, our local telephone number is 217-244-CARE (2273).
The Animal Medical Center
New York City, (212)838-8100
Chicago Illinois VMA, (630)325-1600
Calls will be returned 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
(Long distance calls will be returned “collect”)
Gainesville,FL (352) 294-4430.
Calls will be returned between 9 and 4 Monday through Thursday.
This hotline will call back anyone, anywhere, at no cost to the caller.
Michigan State University School of Veterinary Medicine
From 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Eastern Time Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (517)432-2696
Iowa State University Toll-free Pet-Loss Support Hotline
Call 1-888-478-7574 (toll-free)
Hours of operation: September-April: 7 days a week, 6:00- 9:00 p.m. CST
May-August: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:00-9:00 p.m. CST
The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Tuesday, Thursday, 6-9 PM Eastern Time (540)231-8038
Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Pet Loss Partnership, Pullman, WA (509)335-5704
Phones are Staffed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:30 – 9:00 PM and Saturday 1:00-3:00 PM Pacific Time
Messages can be left 24 hours a day. All messages will be returned as soon as possible