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970-297-1242 - Argus Institute for Families and Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Ft. Collins - M/F 9am-5pm MT. Call and leave a message and a counselor will return your call. See the Counselor listing under Ft. Collins, below, for more info.


Please note that dates and times of support group meetings often change without notice. Be sure to visit the website and/or contact the organization in advance to confirm meeting times and locations.

Boulder: Pet Loss Support Group, Canyonside Office Park, 100 Arapahoe Ave., Ste. 4, Boulder, CO, 720-352-0930. Meets on an as needed basis. Please call ahead to attend. $25 per session. Six week sessions. Can attend all sessions or drop in. Contact is Anne Cattarello, MA, LPC,,

Colorado Springs: Homeward Bound Pet Memorial Center and Crematorium is pleased to sponsor monthly pet loss support meetings for all pet parents in the Pikes Peak region and along the front range. These meetings are free and open to the public. Meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. The meetings are facilitated by Dana Durrance, M.A., a veterinary grief specialist. RSVP to 636-1036 if you will be attending. 318 Karen Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80907,

Colorado Springs: Humane Society of Pikes Peak, 610 Abbott Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80905, (719) 473-1741, Led by Sara Sugarman, MSW, MS; meets monthly, no charge.

Denver: "When You Lose a Pet" Pet Loss Support Group, The Human-Animal Bond Trust, 191 Yuma Street, Denver, CO 80223, (303) 318-0447, Meets 2nd Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m.

Ft. Collins: Pet Loss Support Group of Fort Collins, Old Town Executive Suites #19, Old Town Square, Suite 238, Ft. Collins, CO 80524, 970-217-7124. Facilitated by Barbara L. Beach, LPC, NCC, Group typically meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 4 PM. Group can be canceled due to weather or other emergencies, so be sure to call or check the website before traveling. Group sessions are $20 per person.


Boulder: Anne Cattarello, MA, Gentle Psychotherapy, 100 Arapahoe Ave. Ste. 3, Boulder, CO 80302, (720) 352-0930,,

*Colorado Springs: Dr. Michael V. Coots, Ph.D., P.O. Box 5903, Colorado Springs, CO 80931, 719-821-3493, Grief Counseling, Loss, Stress Anxiety, Depression Therapy.

*Colorado Springs: Sharon Marie Hamand, MA LPC, 716 North Tejon Street Suite 8, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, (719) 488-3333,

Denver: Anne Cattarello, MA, Gentle Psychotherapy, 1604 Gaylord St. Denver, CO 80206, (720) 352-0930,,

Denver: Danielle Kahlo, Ph.D., 600 S. Cherry Street, Suite 1111, Denver, CO 80246, 720-515-8240,,

Denver: Beth Patterson, MA, LPC, 1604 Gaylord Street, Denver, CO 80206, 303-817-8571,,

*Denver: Peter Poses, PhD, LMFT, 1006 Robertson St., #202A, Denver, CO 80206-4505, (303)/851-7265,

*Denver: Nancy Williams, Ph.D., 7600 E. Eastman Avenue, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80231, 303-745-5497,

Evergreen: Danielle Kahlo, Ph.D., 3092 Evergreen Pkwy., Ste. 200, Evergren, CO 80439 80246, 720-515-8240,,

Ft. Collins: Argus Institute, Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Ft. Collins, 970-297-1242, Maria Gore, Clinical Counselor. Hours are M-F, 9-5 MST.

Ft. Collins: Barbara L. Beach, LPC, NCC, Psychotherapist, Facilitator of Ft. Collins Pet Loss Support Group, #19 Old Town Square, Suite 238, Fort Collins, CO, 970-217-7124,,

Ft. Collins: Tanya Vallianos, MA LPC, ATR, NCC, EMDR III EAP II, Inner Sun Healing Arts, 1304 S. College Avenue, No. 2, Fort Collins, CO 80524, 970-420-9504,, EMDR, Mindfulness practices, Body-Centered Therapies, Art Therapy, Equine-Assisted Therapy for grief counseling.

*Grand Junction: Claudia Waterman, bereavement facilitator, 1072 21 1/2 Rd, Grand Jct, CO 81505, 970-858-9062, (In association with Five Lights Pet Crematory)

Livermore: Barbara L. Beach, LPC, NCC, Counselor, Psychotherapist, Professional Speaker, 980 Deer Meadow Way, Livermore, CO 80536, 970-224-5674,,

Loveland: Kathy Korell-Rach, Ph.D., Country Counseling, LLC, 832 West Eisenhower Blvd, Suite E, Loveland, CO 80537, 970-286-7856,,

Westminster: Mary M Foster, MA LPC, 10090 Garrison Street #104, Westminster, CO 80021, 303-947-6847,


Colorado Springs: Dr. Jim Humphries, Mobile PetDocs, Falcon, CO 80831, 719-495-2100,,

Ft. Collins: Kathleen Cooney, Home to Heaven, P.C, Fort Collins, CO 80525, 970-412-6212,,

Ft. Collins: Dr. Brielle Weldon, Weldon Veterinary Acupuncture & Wellness, Fort Collins, CO 80524, 970-492-5534, Hospice & in-home euthanasia.

Grand Junction: Denice Norton, River Valley Gateway, 1353 PO Box 1422, Grand Junction, CO, 81502, 970-250-8493,,

Greenwood Village: Larry Magnuson, Caring Pathways, 11825 East Maplewood Ave., Greenwood Village, CO 80111, (303) 325-1142,,

Westminster: Janie von Waldburg, At Home And At Peace Veterinary Euthanasia Service, Westminster, CO, (720) 340-1253,,


Please note that most veterinary clinics and many SPCAs/humane societies also offer cremation services.

Aguilar: World Fauna's Pets Forever. When your beloved pet passes away, it can often be as tragic as the passing of a family member. The years of love and companionship you have experienced with your pet can be preserved, and you do not have to part with your pet through burial or cremation. Our method involves both taxidermy and freeze-drying resulting in the most life-like preservation imaginable. In addition, our methods allow us to handle large breeds of dogs that others can't. We don't stop at cats and dogs; we handle all pets! Snakes, lizards, rabbits, turtles, hamsters, parrots, all birds... etc. With over 20 years of freeze-dry experience, and thousands of satistfied customers, you won't be disappointed. World Fauna's Pets Forever, 129 Main St., P.O. Box 158, Aguilar, Colorado 81020, (719) 941-9998 or (719) 941-4008,,

Colorado Springs: Homeward Bound Pet Crematorium, 513 Iowa Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80909, 719-636-1036, 866-636-1036,,

*Colorado Springs: Pet Rest Memorial Park, 55 Rock Creek Canyon Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80926-9710, (719) 576-0496

Commerce City: Denver Pet Cemetery, 5721 E. 72nd Ave., Commerce City CO 80022, (303) 288-0177,,

Evergreen: Evergreen Pet Cemetery & Crematory @ Evergreen Memorial Park, 26624 N. Turkey Creek Rd., Evergreen, Colorado 80439, (303) 674-7750,, (handles horses)

Ft. Collins: Precious Memories Pet Cemetery and Crematory, 5819 E Highway 14, Fort Collins, CO 80524-9268, (970) 482-7557

Ft. Collins: Resthaven/ Precious Pals Pet Cemetery, 8426 S. Hwy. 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525, 970-667-0202,

Grand Junction: Final Paws, 2317 H Rd., Grand Junction, CO 81505, (970) 242-7417,

*Grand Junction: Five Lights Pet Crematory, 1072 21 1/2 Rd, Grand Jct, CO 81505, 970-858-9062,

*Henderson: Colorado Animal & Pet Cremation Services, 9731 Hanover Ct. East, Henderson, CO 80640, 303-227-7702,

Longmont: Longmont Humane Society (cremation), 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO 80501, 303-772-1232 x 0,

Loveland: Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematorium, 2105 E. 11th Street, Suite 180, Loveland, CO 80537, 970.962.9200,,

Wheat Ridge:Pet Cremation Services, Inc., 12000 West 52nd Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80333, 303-403-1647,


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