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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.

Ft. Lauderdale: The Humane Society of Broward County, Education Department, 2070 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Reservations required. Please call the Education Center 954.266.6848 or e-mail

Sarasota: Marty Tousley, RN, MS, FT, Grief Healing, Sarasota, FL,, Online support/discussion group available 24/7.

Seminole: Pinellas Animal Foundation, 10825 Seminole Blvd., Bldg. A, Unit 3, Seminole, FL 34648, Crystal Finnis, MS; Judith Gammonley, RNC, Ed.D., 727-397-7387 (call for current schedule), Also offers telephone counseling.

Tallahassee: Dr. Tracey Morse, Capital Veterinary Specialists, 2414 E Plaza Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32308, 850-556-7944, Meets the first Tuesday of every month from 6-7:30pm. There is no cost for this group. To reserve a spot in the group, please send an email to


Delray Beach: Caryn Goldberg, PhD, MS, Healthy Insights, Inc., 5150 Linton Blvd, Suite 310, Delray Beach, FL 33484, 561-498-8585,

Ft. Lauderdale: Sharon Roseman, L.C.S.W., Possibilities Counseling Services, P.A., 1975 E. Sunrise Blvd, #513, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, 954-895-6031,

Gainesville: Barbara Welsch, Ph.D., DVM, Compassionate Way Mobile Veterinary Hospice, 420 NW 32nd St., Gainesville, FL 32607, 352-727-2906,,

Lighthouse Point: Rev. Dee Siat, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist & Animal Clergy, 2130 N.E. 41st Street, Lighthouse Point, Florida 33064, 954 471-7651,,

Maitland: GroundWork Counseling, 400 South Orlando Avenue Suite 206, Maitland, FL 32751, 407-378-3000,,

Melbourne: Rev. Laura Beers, Heal Your Spirit 2, Melbourne, FL 32934, 321-751-4766,,

Rockledge: Reverend/Chaplain Karen j Kobrin Cohen, Certified Animal Chaplain, 230 Pebble Hill Way, Rockledge, FL 32955, 321-536-5984,,

Sarasota: Marty Tousley, RN, MS, FT, Grief Healing, Sarasota, FL,, Online support/discussion group available 24/7.

Winter Park: Sharife Gacel, MS, NCC, RMHCI, Koi Counseling, 5971 Brick Court, Suite 2121, Winter Park, FL, 32792, 407-435-6306,,


Broward County: Dr. Mary Gardner, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice and Euthanasia, Broward County, (954) 778-8908,,

Broward County: Dr. Yolanda Ochoa Hennekens, DVM, Veterinary House Calls for Pets, Inc., Broward County, FL, 954-850-9786,,

Fernandina Beach: Hayley's Angels Veterinary Services, 95201 Karen Walk, Fernandina Beach FL, 32034, 904-200-1035, or,

Ft. Lauderdale: Pet Loss At Home, 8am-8pm, Seven Days/Week, Multiple Veterinarians, Better Availability, One Hour Radius of Fort Lauderdale, (877) 219-4811,

Gainesville: Dr. Jen Bansel, (352) 505-2258,,

Gainesville: Barbara Welsch, Ph.D., DVM, Compassionate Way Mobile Veterinary Hospice, 420 NW 32nd St., Gainesville, FL 32607, 352-727-2906,,

Jacksonville: Dr. Tiffany Mosley, (904) 508-0323,,

Lakeland: Dr. Melissa Hood, (863) 268-5988,,

Orlando: Dr. Kiva Jones, Lap Of Love Veterinary Hospice, Orlando, FL, 407-852-8480,,

Ormond Beach: Dr. Debra Volenec, Angels At The End, Ormond Beach, FL 32174, (386) 562-5329,

Palm Beach County: Dr. Kim Simons, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice and Euthanasia, Palm Beach county, (561) 800-0192,,

Palm Beach Gardens: Dr. Rachel Thauberger, Pet Loss at Home. Providing compassionate home euthanasia and aftercare for Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties. Facing the loss of your pet is heartbreaking. The last loving gift you can give them is freedom from suffering. Honor your pet by helping them pass in the comfort and love of your home when they need you the most. 561-371-9148,,

Tampa (Hillsborough, Pasco counties): Dr. Dani McVety - 813-407-9441,,


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

Apopka: Greenbrier - Your Afterlife Pet Care Specialists, 3703 W. Kelly Park Rd., Apopka, FL 32712, 800-257-2107, 407-886-2620,, Serves FL, GA, TN, AL, MI; two registered grief counselors and registered pet funeral director on staff.

Belleview: Central Florida Pet Crematory, 10505 SE 36th Ave., Belleview, FL 34420, 352-307-2256,,

Bradenton: Belspur Oaks Pet Crematory, 6060 28th St E, Bradenton, FL 34203-5303, (941) 751-5044,,

Cape Coral: Cape Coral Pet Crematory, 950 Country Club Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33990, 238-574-7400,,

Deerfield Beach: Paws and Cherish, 4340 NW 19th Ave., Deerfield Beach, FL 33064, 954-971-9966,, (cremation)

Deland: Noah's Ark Boarding Kennel and Pet Cemetery, 3725 Marsh Rd., Deland, FL 32724-9713, (904) 736-9848,,

Englewood: Pet Passings, Lemon Bay Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 2 Buchans Landing, Englewood, FL 34223, 941-474-5575,,

Ft. Myers: Pet Angel Memorial Center, 1939 Park Meadows Drive, Suite 5 Ft. Myers, FL 33907, 239-936-1732,

Holiday: Pets at Peace - Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 4910 Bartelt Road, Holiday, FL 34690, 727-937-7555,,

Hudson: Pets at Peace - Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 9944 Hudson Avenue, Hudson, FL 34669, 727-868-4441,,

Jacksonville: Good Shepherd Pet Services, Inc., 9802 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256, (904) 632-0841, (866) 332-3738,,

Jacksonville: Jacksonville Pet Funeral Homes and Pet Crematory, 1815 Corporate Square Boulevard, Ste 106, Jacksonville, FL 32216, (904) 731-3868 or (904) 724-5556,,

Lakeland: Polk County Pet Crematory, Heath Funeral Chape, 328 South Ingraham Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801, 863-682-0111,,

Lake Worth: Martino Pet Funeral & Cremation Service, 1225 North H St., Lake Worth, FL 33460, 561.386.3399,,

Laurel: Driftwood Pet Memorial Gardens & Crematories, 800 East Laurel Ave., Laurel, FL 34272, (941) 485-6672,,

Melbourne: The Pet Loss Center Melbourne, 692 Atlantis Road, Ste. 1, Melbourne, FL 32904, 321.821.4871,,

Miami: Pet Heaven Memorial Park, 10901 W Flagler St., Miami, FL 33174-1245, 305.223.6515,,

Micanopy Garden of Love Memorial Park, Hwy. 441, Micanopy, FL, (352) 377-7455,

Naples: Faithful Companion Pet Cremation Services, 5385 Jaeger Road, Suite 101, Naples, FL 34109, (239) 591-2300,,

New Port Richey: Pets at Peace, Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 8825 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey, FL 34653, 727-372-2550; 6616 Congress Street, New Port Richey, FL 34657, 727-841-7555,,

Okeechobee: Twin Oaks Pet Cemetery & Crematorium, 251 N.E. 300 St., Okeechobee, FL 34972, (941) 467-6377, (877) 332-3738 (toll free),,

Orlando: Orlando Pet Crematory, 7284 Narcoossee Road, Orlando, FL 32822, 407-381-7474,,

Orlando: Pine Castle Pet Crematory, 494 W Landstreet Rd. (behind 436), Orlando, FL 32824-7838, (407) 851-6292, Facebook

Palm Harbor: Curlew Hills Memory Gardens Pet Cemetery, 1750 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, 727-789-2000 (handles horses),,

Pinellas Park: Pet Angel Memorial Center, 6225 72nd Ave., N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781, 727-548-1456,,

Pinellas Park: Foster's Pinellas Memorial Pet Memorial Garden & Pet Cremation Services, 6500 86th Ave., Pinellas Park, FL 34666-4715, (727) 544-1051,

Plantation: Broward Pet Cemetery, 11455 NW 8th St., Plantation, FL 33325-1506, (954) 476-0743,,

Port Charlotte: Pet Passings, Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Homes, 2405 Harbor Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33952, 941-625-4113,,

Port St. Lucie: All Heavenly Creatures Pet Crematory, 7664 South Federal Highway# 1 (US1), Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952, 772-878-2315,,

Punta Gorda: Pet Haven Cemetery, 27200 Jones Loop Rd., Punta Gorda, FL 33982-2384, (941) 637-0332,,

Punta Gorda: Pet Passings by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 635 East Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 941-474-5575, (941) 639-1133,,

St. Petersburg: Pet Passages, Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, 2201 Dr. M.L. King Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33704, 727-822-2059; 7820 38th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710, 727-347-6636,,

Sarasota: Belspur Oaks Pet Crematory, Inc., 2122 Whitfield Park Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34243, (941) 751-5044, Contact@BelspurOaks.Com,

Springfield: Foster's Pet Cremation Service, 15204 County Line Rd., Springfield, FL 34610, (727) 856-7566,,

Tampa: Honor Thy Pet Cremation Services, 101 American Center Place Ste. 211, Tampa, FL 33619, 813-957-7301,,

Tampa: The Pet Loss Center Tampa, 6091 Johns Road, Ste. 5, Tampa, FL 33634, 813.999.4049,,

Tarpon Springs: Pets at Peace - Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 701 East Tarpon Avenue, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689, 727-942-0515,,,

Titusville: Best Friends Cremation, 685 Childre Avenue, Titusville, FL 32796, 321-264-2399,,

Venice: Pet Passings, Lemon Bay Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1935 South Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293, 941-493-4900,,

Vero Beach: Pet Angel Memorial Center, 850 33rd CT SW, Vero Beach, FL 32968, 772-778-5155,

W. Palm Beach: Pet Columbarium (mausoleum), memorial garden and crematory, Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, 3200 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, 561-472-8874,,

Zephyrhills: Faithful Friends Pet Cremation, 5221 8th Street, Zephyrhills, FL 33542, (813) 788-3065,,

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When a pet dies, you want help... fast!

You'll find it in Moira Allen's Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet. In a book filled with comfort, compassion and support, you'll find the tools and tips you need to:
  • Understand the feelings you're going through -- and find ways to ease the pain
  • "Say good-bye" with memorials, tributes and other coping strategies
  • Help your children and other family members deal with their grief
  • Deal with people who "just don't understand"
  • 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
  • Choose the best and most comforting "final resting place" for your pet
  • Determine when and how to bring a new companion into your home (how soon is too soon?)
  • Improve your chances of recovering a lost or stolen pet
  • Help a friend cope with loss

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