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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.

Fort Wayne: Bonnie Blackburn-Penhollow, Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN, 46814,, Visiting Nurse offers pet loss grief support individually and in a group session monthly. Our pet loss group meets the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-noon at The Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center, 5920 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814. Call (260) 435-3261 for details.

Indianapolis: Humane Society of Indianapolis Pet Loss Support Group, Rose Pet Memorial Center, 9595 Valparaiso Court, Indianapolis, IN 46268, 317-872-4500,, We meet the first Tuesday of each month at 6 pm, for an hour, at the Humane Society of Indianapolis on the northwest side of Indianapolis at 7929 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268. You are welcome to bring photos of your pet to share with the group. Each meeting will have a facilitator and all information discussed is kept private and confidential. No charge to attend.

Louisville, KY: Lynn Powell, Hosparus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205, 502-456-5451, New group serving the metro Louisville area and southern IN. Free monthly meetings the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 6 - 7:30 PM at Hosparus Grief Counseling Center starting April 20, 2016. Facilitated by a grief counselor and hospice veterinarian. Please call to register prior to attending.


Fort Wayne: Fort Wayne: Bonnie Blackburn-Penhollow, Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN, 46814, (260) 435-3222,,

Munster: Eva Ponder, Psy.D., HSPP, 1544 45th St., Suite 4, Munster, IN 46321, 219-237-2115,,


Carmel: Alicia Harris, DVM, Compassionate Heart, P.O Box 67 Carmel, IN, (317) 688-1118,,


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

Broadview: Paws and Remember, LLC, 2911 Gardner Road, Broadview, IL 60155, 866-794-2839,

Cedar Lake: Faithful Companion Pet Cremation Services, 11407 Wicker Ave Cedar Lake, IN 46303, (219) 730-1737,,

Dale: Loyal Companions Crematory, 20822 N County Road 600 E, Dale, IN 47523, 812-686-5179,,

Elkhart:Faithful Friends Pet After Care Services, 1606 Navajo St., Elkhart, IN 46516, 574-389-9900 or 877-981-9900,,

Evansville: Todd Titzer, Best Friend Pet Service, LLC, 100 E. Columbia St., Evansville, IN, 47711, (812) 422-0030,

Evansville: Ziemer Pet Memorial Center, 6300 North First Avenue, Evansville, IN 47710, (812) 431-7035,,

Ft. Wayne: Paws and Remember, 222 North Thomas Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808, 260-440-8900, 866-794-2839,

Indianapolis: Companion Meadow at Crown Hill, Funeral Home and Cemetery, 700 W 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208, 317-816-6601,,

Indianapolis: Forever Friends Pet Cemetery, 9700 Allisonville Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46250, 317-849-3616,

Indianapolis: Memory Gardens Cemetery for Pets, 9055 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis, IN 46236, (317) 895-9055,

Indianapolis: Pet Angel Memorial Center, 4202 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46217, 317-791-1070,,,

Indianapolis/Ossian: Pet Rest, Inc., Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317) 631-8228,,

Indianapolis: Rose Pet Memorial Center. We assist Pet Parents making final arrangements for their pet in a professional and compassionate manner. We offer only private cremation; your pet is the only one in the cremation unit. A unique identifying tag stays with them to insure that the ashes you receive are your beloved pet's. Burial assistance, facilities for visitation and funerals available too. Large selection of beautiful urns and memorial pieces including jewelry and custom glass art to memorialize your pet. Your pet is picked up with a pet bed and blankets and is never frozen or bagged. Available 24/7 in the Indianapolis market. 9595 Valparaiso Court, Indianapolis, IN 46268, 317-872-4500,,

Jeffersonville: Faithful Companions - Pet Cremation Services, LLC, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, IN 47130, 812-283-PETS (7387),,

Ossian: Pet Rest, Inc., Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317) 631-8228,,

Sellersburg: Ohio Valley Pet Cemetery & Crematorium, 2810 Coopers Ln., Sellersburg, IN 47172, (812) 282-3947,,

Seymour: Animal Spirit Burial, P.O. Box 594, Seymour, IN 47274, 812-320-7495,,

Seymour: Woodlawn Pet Cremations. Covering all of South Central Indiana including Columbus, Seymour, North Vernon, Scottsburg, Bedford, Madison and more. We offer Pet cremations, caskets, urns, pet memorials, jewelry and more. Please call or e-mail today for more information. Andy Rumph, Woodlawn Pet Cremations, 311 Holiday Sq. Rd., Seymour, IN 47274, 813-523-1074,,

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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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