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HOTLINES:

*Edmonton: 780-707-3007, Pet Therapy Society; leave message if no response.

Winnipeg: 204-988-8804 - The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) has volunteers trained in loss and grief counselling who can help you. Please call the WHS pet loss & grief support line at 204-988-8804. Please leave your name, telephone number and the best time to reach you. Messages are checked throughout the day and returned as soon as possible. http://www.winnipeghumanesociety.ca/pet-owners/pet-loss-grief-support/


SUPPORT GROUPS:

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.

ALBERTA

Calgary: Kindred Spirits Pet Loss Support, Straja Linder King, Spiritual Directions Centre, 1407 10th St. SW, Calgary AB T2N 1B9, Phone: 403.383-0070, and 403.210-2802, strajalk@me.com, http://www.strawberrymooncounselling.com

Kitchener, ON See counselor listings or visit http://www.petlossalberta.com

ONTARIO

Mississauga: Halton/Peel Pet Loss Support Group, Dixie Mall Postal Outlet, P.O. Box 38021, 1250 South Service Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5E 3G3; (905) 272-4040, (905) 842-2252, (905)637-5233 (phone numbers are for funeral homes, leave a message stating you would like to speak to someone in pet loss); ontariopetloss@gmail.com; http://www.mississaugapets.com/petloss.html

*Mississauga: Pet Vet Hospitals, Pet Loss Program, 872 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 1E1, 1-866-226-8079, ext. 55. Services include: support during and after euthanasia, 24-hour message line, email support, support groups, short-term and long-term counselling. All services are free except long-term counselling. Contact Angie Rupra, M.S.W., R.S.W.

*Ottawa: Cristina Belgliomini, Saying Goodbye to Our Favourite Friends, 27 Pansy, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 2W5, (613) 730-0848

Ottawa: Pet Loss Support Group of Ottawa, ottawapetloss@gmail.com, http://www.www.ottawapetloss.com. Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9 p.m at 11 Tristan Court, Ottawa, Ontario, K2E 8B9. Free. Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ottawapetloss/?fref=ts.

*Peterborough: Peterborough Pet Loss Support Group, 294 Aylmer St beside Montreal House (meet 1st Tuesday of every month). Contact Lily Gallagher, 705-748-0487

Windsor: Windsor/Essex County Humane Society, 1375 Provincial Road, Windsor, Ontario N8W 5V8, 519-966-5751, petloss@windsorhumane.org, http://www.windsorhumane.org/


COUNSELORS:

ALBERTA

Calgary: Joanna Card, Registered Psychologist, Suite 200, 2003-14th St NW, Calgary, AB, T2M 3N4, 403-554-6305, joannacard@shaw.ca, http://www.joannacardcounselling.com/

Calgary: Straja Linder King, Spiritual Directions Centre, 1407 10th St. SW, Calgary AB T2N 1B9, Phone: 403.383-0070, and 403.210-2802, strajalk@me.com, http://www.strawberrymooncounselling.com

*Lethbridge: Heather Mueller, BSW, RSW, Paws To Remember & Canadian Mental Health Association, #2-504, 5th Street, South, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1J 2C9, 1-403-942-4181, heather.ptr@shaw.ca

Kitchener, ON: See ONTARIO or visit http://www.petlossalberta.com

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Creston: Matthew Lipton, Central Valley Counselling, 814 Ibbitson Street, Creston, British Columbia, Canada V0B 1G4, 1-877-899-9797, matthew.lipton@centralvalleycounselling.com, http://www.centralvalleycounselling.com

Langley: Laurel Horn, MA, RCC. Support, counselling and seminars offered, based in Langley, BC 604-802-6959, laurelhorn@shaw.ca,, http://www.daybreakcounselling.com

Vancouver: Ruth Shell, MA RCC, Ruth Shell Counselling, 671F Market Hill, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4B5, 604-681-7175, ruth@ruthshell.com, http://www.ruthshell.com

Vancouver: Glynis Sherwood, MEd, Canadian Certified Counsellor, 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 4C2, 778-837-0616, info@GlynisSherwood.com, http://www.GlynisSherwood.com

Vancouver:Melanie Yearow, RPC, Melanie Yearow Counselling Services, #200-1892 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, 604-730-5002, melanieyearow@gmail.com, http://www.melanieyearow.ca

Victoria: Corinne Allyson, Cadboro Bay Area, Victoria BC, Canada, 250-686-9601, corrinne@victoriabctherapy.com, http://www.victoriabctherapy.com/

MANITOBA

Winnipeg: Anne Papadopoulos Mulders, (204)798-2956, pet-loss@shaw.ca, http://www.members.shaw.ca/pet-loss

ONTARIO

Kitchener: Brien Thurston, Kitchener, ON N2E 1W2, 519-496-5290, peacefulthoughts@rogers.com, http://www.petlosscanada.com, http://www.petlossalberta.com

Ridgeway: Chantale Denis, New Beginning Counselling Services, 355 Ridge Road N, Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada, 289-214-1574, newbeginning.counselling@gmail.com, http://www.anewbeginningcounselling.com/

Uxbridge: Thistledown Pet Memorial, 4766 Concession 7, RR4, Uxbridge, ON. L9P 1R4, (905) 852-5648, support@thistledown.info, http://www.thistledown.info/support/pet-loss-support-services


IN-HOME EUTHANASIA/HOSPICE:

Calgary: Vets To Go, Calgary, AB T2E 2L8, 888-908-0448, http://pawstorest.ca

CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES:

ALBERTA

Calgary/Rocky View: Country Club Pet Memorial Park, 282063 Township Road 224A, Rocky View, AB T1X - 0J2, (403) 936-5685, info@countryclub-petresort.com, http://www.countryclub-petresort.com/calgary-pet-memorial-park.aspx

Edmonton: Animal Cremation Services, 9433 - 47 Street Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2R7, 1-780-450-6637, clarkebl@shaw.ca, http://www.animalcremationservices.ca/

Edmonton: Part of the Family Pet Memorial Centre (crematory), 11904 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 3C2, 780-756-7387, info@partofthefamily.ca, http://www.partofthefamily.ca

*Edmonton/Niton Jct.: Yellowhead Pet Cemetery, Site 5 Box 34, Niton Jct., Alberta T0E 1S0, (780) 903-0740. Located west of Edmonton on Yellowhead Hwy. Offers burial service, pick-up service, coffins and markers. )

Red Deer: Red Deer Pet Cremation Service, 27568 Twp Rd 380 Red Deer, AB T4S 2B2, (403) 3427387 (PETS), rdpetcremationservice@xplornet.com, http://reddeerpetcremationservice.com

*Red Deer: Red Deer & District SPCA (cremation), 4505 77 Street, Red Deer, AB T4P 2J1, 403.342.7722, animalcare@reddeerspca.com

Spruce Grove: Atim Creek Pet Crematory, 53330 Range Rd 270, Spruce Grove, AB T7X 3L9, 780-915-9187, cifhp@hotmail.com, http://www.petcrem.net

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Mission: Forever In Peace Pet Cremation Services, #2 - 33149 London Avenue, Mission, British Columbia, Canada V2V 4P9, 1-800-934-3418, foreverinpeace@wcteltech.net, http://www.foreverinpeace-petcremationservices.com/ (handles horses)

*N. Cowichan: Family Pet Services, 2202 Herd Road, North Cowichan, BC, (800) 561-8887, (250) 479-3343

N. Vancouver: Until We Meet Again Pet Cremation, #4 839 1st Street West, North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7P 1A4, (604) 924-1160, center@untilwemeetagain.ca, http://www.untilwemeetagain.ca

Oyama: Okanagan Pet Cremation, 12824 Oyama Rd., Oyama, BC V4v 2A7, 1-888-229-1177, 250-548-3351, memorials@okanaganpetcremation.ca, http://www.okanaganpetcremation.ca/

*Sooke: Glory Bound Pet Cremations, 751 Park Heights Dr, Sooke, BC, (250) 642-4287

*Vancouver: Special Friends Pet Services, 165 Riverside Rd., North Vancouver, B.C. Canada, 604-929-3491

Victoria: Pet Loss Care Memorial Center (cremation), 1722 Lilian Road, Victoria, BC V8S 1K9, 250-984-1933 or 1-800-653-6710, jocelyne@petmemorialcenter.ca, http://www.petmemorialcenter.ca

MANITOBA

Pansy: Pansy Pet Cemetery, Road #35E, Pansy, Manitoba, Canada, (204) 434-6132, jodykrentz@live.com, http://www.pansypetcemetery.ca/

Winnipeg: Precious Pet Cremation, Box 66015, Unicity PO, Winnipeg, MB. R3K 2E7, Canada, 204-633-6088, pets@preciouspetcremation.com, http://www.preciouspetcremation.com

NEW BRUNSWICK

Summerville: Cherished Pet Memorial Services Ltd., 4 Neck Rd., Summerville, New Brunswick, E5S 1V8, (506) 763-2252, 1-877-863-7965, customerservice@cherishedpetmemorialservices.ca, http://www.cherishedpetmemorialservices.ca

NOVA SCOTIA

Ardoise: Peaceful Acres Pet Cemetery Ltd., 250 Collier Rd., Ardoise, Nova Scotia, B0N 1L0, 101 Hwy, Exit 4, (902) 499-9289, info@peacefulacres.ca, http://peacefulacres.ca/

Dartmouth: Metro Pet Crematory, Unit #11, 192 Joseph Zatzman Dr., Dartmouth, NS B3B 1N4, (902) 412-0619, http://www.metropetcrematory.com

ONTARIO

Eden: Sandy Ridge Pet Cemetery, R.R. #1, 11210 Ridge Line, Eden, ON, NOJ 1HO, (519) 866-3243, 1-800-528-4473, inquiry@gatewaypetmemorial.com, http://gatewaypetmemorial.com/cemetery.php

Guelph: Gateway Pet Memorial Services, 180 Southgate Dr. Unit 3, Guelph, ON NlG 4P5, (519) 822-8858, inquiry@gatewaypetmemorial.com, http://gatewaypetmemorial.com/cemetery.php

Lakeview: Lakeview Pet Cemetery, 28 Lake St., Front of Yonge, ON K0E 1R0. 1-800-227-6915, (519) 866-3243, inquiry@gatewaypetmemorial.com, http://gatewaypetmemorial.com/cemetery.php

Orillia: Pet at Peace North, 335 Mississaga Street West, Orillia, ON L3V 3C2, 705-790-7427, Sharon@petsatpeace.ca, http://www.petsatpeace.ca

Ottawa: Eternal Companions, pet crematorium and memorial centre, 23 chemin Henri-Petit, Rigaud, QC J0P 1P0, 450.451.6071, 1.866.302.0500, Ottawa: 613.566.2100, centre@eternalcompanions.ca, http://www.eternalcompanions.ca/ (serves Ontario and Quebec)

Pembroke: Veterinary Referral Cremation Service, Pembroke St. E., Pembroke, ON K8A 3M3, 1-877-332-3845, info@vrcs.ca, http://www.vrcs.ca

*Prescott: Lakeview Haven Pet Cemetery, RR#3, Prescott Ontario, KOE 1T0, 613-657-3521

St. Catharines: Pets At Peace Niagara Region, 117 Lake Street, St. Catharines, ON L2R 5X9, 289-362-2929, Julie@petsatpeace.ca, http://www.petsatpeace.ca

Toronto: Pets at Peace - Pet Loss and Memorial Services. Toronto and surrounding areas only pet funeral home. Our professional staff at Pets at Peace understands and has experienced the special bond that makes a pet a family member. We consult with you on the memorial options you feel are best suited for your unique pet. For some pet guardians, cremation is a compassionate choice in that it simplifies the burial process. We offer a selection of urns for you to choose from, to be kept in your home or placed with a loved one or in an exclusive location. Whatever your particular needs, our goal is to provide dignified, caring service for your pet. 2375 Queen Street East, Toronto, 416-699-9955, helen@petsatpeace.ca, http://www.petsatpeace.ca

Toronto: VIP Sitters. Pet Cremation in Toronto: VIP Sitters is here to help you through this very difficult time. We promise to make your experience as comfortable as possible and to support you in any way we can. We will pick up your beloved pet the same day, cremate them, and deliver their cremains to you in an urn of your choice. Alternatively, your beloved pet's cremains may be buried in a pet cemetery; your wish is our command. 210 VIP Sitters, Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, M6C 1L7, 416-527-1656, ask@vipsitters.com, http://www.vipsitters.com/pet-cremation-services.html

Uxbridge: Thistledown Pet Memorial, 4766 Concession 7, RR4, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R4, 905-852-5648, Support@Thistledown.info, http://www.thistledown.info

Welland: Welland & District SPCA, 60 Provincial St., Welland ON L3B 5W7, (905) 735-1552, http://wellandspca.com/services/pet-euthanasia-cremation/

Visit TorontoPetNetwork.com for a list of additional pet cemeteries in Ontario.

QUEBEC

Hudson: Pet Friends Cremation Services, 73A Cameron, Hudson, QC J0P 1H0, 1.514.947.0168, 1.877.947.0168, petfriends.noscopains@gmail.com, http://www.noscopains.ca/

Rigaud: Eternal Companions, pet crematorium and memorial centre, 23 chemin Henri-Petit, Rigaud, QC J0P 1P0, 450.451.6071, 1.866.302.0500, Ottawa: 613.566.2100, centre@eternalcompanions.ca, http://www.eternalcompanions.ca/ (serves Ontario and Quebec)

 


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  • Understand the feelings you're going through -- and find ways to ease the pain
  • "Say good-bye" with memorials, tributes and other coping strategies
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  • Help surviving pets cope with the loss of a missing companion
  • Come to terms with the guilt we so often feel when a pet dies
  • Handle the agonizing decision of euthanasia
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  • Determine when and how to bring a new companion into your home (how soon is too soon?)
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