Oradell Animal Hospital, Winters Ave, Paramus NJ 201-262-0010 Free monthly bereavement support group meets on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM facilitated by Nancy Osgoodby, LCSW. For dates visit their website www.oradell.com .
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Noon - Midnight EST 1 (877) GRIEF-10 or (877) 474-3310; This is a direct line to ASPCA's psychologist and grief counselor, Dr. Stephanie LaFarge, PhD. http://www.aspca.org
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Companion Animal Related Emotions (CARE) Pet Loss Helpline 1- 6 p.m., CDT, Tuesdays and Thursdays (217) 244-CARE (2273) Or visit https://vetmed.illinois.edu/care/ to learn more about the grief process, how grieving may affect various family members, print and digital grief resources.
National Cancer Support Group for Animals. We are a FACEBOOK group that provides support for those individuals who have or are going to lose a pet. Although our focus is on those dealing with cancer we are available to all those who love their "babies." Available 24 hours / 7 days a week.
Iowa State University Pet-Loss Support Hotline Toll Free: 888-478-7574
University of Illinois CARE Help Line Toll Free: 877-394-2273
Chicago Veterinary Medical Association in conjunction with the Delta Society Phone: 708-603-3994 Consultation and call is free except for applicable long distance charges. Offers pet loss support counseling. Calls are returned 7 to 9pm, M-F, however messages can be left anytime.
Colorado State University Phone: 970-491-1242 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 am-5 pm, and Wednesday, 9 am-noon
Louisiana State University Best Friend Gone Project You may reach the Best Friend Gone counselors by calling Stephanie Johnson at: 225-578-9547
Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine Phone: 517-432-2696 Consultation and call are free except for applicable long distance charges. When counselor returns a call, charges will be reversed. Offers pet loss support counseling. Hotline is staffed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 6:30 to 9:30 pm EST, however messages can be left anytime.
Pet Loss Support Hotline, Cornell University Phone: 607-253-3932
Pet Loss Support Hotline-Staffed by Tufts University veterinary students Phone: 508-839-7966
Pet Loss and Human Bereavement Education Program Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Phone: 614-292-1823
University of Florida at Gainesville, College of Veterinary Medicine Phone: 904-392-4700, ext. 4080 Consultation is free, except for applicable long distance charges. Calls are returned at no charge. Offers pet loss support counseling. Calls are returned 7 to 9pm EST, 7 days a week, however messages can be left anytime.
University of Illinois CARE Help Line Phone: 217-244-2273 Tuesday and Thursday, 7-9 pm
University of Minnesota Phone: 612-624-4747
University of Pennsylvania-Philadelphia Phone: 215-898-4529
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Phone: 865-755-8839 Web: http://utcvmfs1.vet.utk.edu/VSW Support line is Monday - Friday, 9am - 6pm Support group is every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30. The 1st and 3rd Tuesdays are traditional support groups and the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays are an art group. Groups meet at the UT Veterinary Teaching Hospital, 2407 River Dr., Knoxville, TN 37996. Individual, couple or family sessions, in person or by phone are offered and provided for free.
Washington State University - WSU Pet Loss Hotline Phone: 509-335-5704 Web: http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/PLHl/ Phones are normally staffed during the semester on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6:30 - 9:00 PM, and Saturday 1:00-3:00 PM Pacific Time. Messages can be left for our staff 24 hours a day. All messages will Phone be returned collect as soon as possible during our normal operating hours.