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Pet Loss and Grief Support
Pet Loss

The loss of a loved one is always a difficult time. Pets are more and more becoming a member of the family, and their loss can leave people with a deep sense of grief.

Grief is natural. Grief is okay. It is all part of a healing process and it can take quite some time and energy getting through it. Just know that if you ever need some extra help, even if it is as simple as an open ear you can talk to, there are groups and organizations available.

There are many resources to help you through this difficult time. Please take advantage of whatever you need. Just having someone to talk to can make a huge difference, and there are many trained and caring professionals available for you to contact.

The list to the side is not comprehensive, but is a good place to start.

Support Websites
Pet Loss Support Hotlines
  • ASPCA National Pet Loss Hotline

    • 877-GRIEF-10

  • Cornell University

    • 607-253-3932

    • 6-9 PM EST, Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Tufts University

    • 508-839-7699

  • Washington State University

    • 866-266-8635