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Maryland Pet Loss Resources
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(540) 231-8038 - Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, T/Th 6-9 PM ET, http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/students/ots/events.html
(202) 966-2171 - The PAL Pet Loss Comfort Line can be accessed by calling the PAL office in Washington, D.C., Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5 pm. You will be referred to a PAL counselor. http://www.peopleanimalslove.org/our_programs.php#petloss, email@example.com
Frederick: Lou A. Lichti, Ph.D., City Park Psychological Services, LLC, 209 W. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701, 301.401.2813. (Enter through 211, 1st door on right. Pet Death and Bereavement Support Group: Meets Tuesdays 6-7, Fee: $40 payable before meeting by cash, check or credit card. Owners of Terminally or Chronically Ill Pet Support Group: Meets Wednesdays 6-7, Fee: $40 payable before meeting by cash, check or credit card. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301.401.2813 by the day before to reserve a seat. http://cityparkpsychological.com/services/pet-loss-support-group/
Reistertown: Nicodemus Memorial Park at Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Rd., Reisterstown, MD, 410-833-8848, http://www.bmorehumane.org/pet-funeral-services/bereavmentsupport-. The group meets the first Tuesday evening of each month at 7pm for one hour. Please call to RSVP. Call 410-833-8848 ext. 219 or email email@example.com. Or visit our Facebook Bereavement Group Page for online help. Counseling, memorial and cremation services also provided.
Rockville: Dr. Mary Knipmeyer, Montgomery County Humane Society Pet Bereavement Seminar, Montgomery County Animal Shelter, 14645 Rothgeb Dr., Rockville, MD,
240-773-5973, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.mchumane.org/bereavement.shtml
Bethesda: Dr. Ursula Weide, PhD, JD, LPC, FT, 4405 East-West Hwy., Suite 310, Bethesda, MD 20814, 240-229-1893, DrWeide@coping-with-loss-and-grief.com, http://www.coping-with-loss-and-grief.com
|Frederick: Lou A. Lichti, Ph.D., City Park Psychological Services, LLC, 209 W. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701, 301.401.2813. Individual and Family Counseling to help you with the death and loss of a beloved pet and family member, as well as struggling with managing the care of a chronically ill pet and the agonizing decisions during these troubling times: Fee $150. Please call 301.401.2813 to schedule an appointment time. Also available: Pet Bereavement Group (Tuesdays 6-7 p.m.), Owners of Pets with Terminal or Chronic Illness Group (Wednesdays 6-7 p.m.), fee $40. email@example.com, http://cityparkpsychological.com
Gaithersburg: Judi Frum, Ph.D., 31 Allenhurst Ct., Gaithersburg, MD 20878, 301-670-0693, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Gaithersburg: Joan Pedersen. Is the emotional pain you're experiencing from your pet's death overwhelming? Let me help. With a background in spirituality and clinical social work from the University of Michigan, I provide a holistic approach to grief counseling. I know how much a part of the family animals become and how difficult their death can prove. I have helped many individuals and families struggle with anticipatory grief during a pet's illness, and to mourn their loss by focusing on letting go, saying good-bye, and rituals of remembrance. My style is interactive, compassionate and straightforward. Center for Renewal, 933-D Russell Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20879, 301.527.1382, http://www.joanpedersen.com, email@example.com.
La Plata: Tonyia Johnson, NCC, MEd., LCADC, Creature Comfort Program,
3 Port Tobacco Road, La Plata, MD 20646, 240 210-6073, firstname.lastname@example.org
Parkville: Sherry True, Spirit Paws, 7603 Harford Road #137, Parkville, MD 21234, 410-935-0072, email@example.com, http://www.spiritpaws.com
Reistertown: Nicodemus Memorial Park at Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Rd., Reisterstown, MD, 410-833-8848, http://www.bmorehumane.org/pet-funeral-services/bereavmentsupport-, firstname.lastname@example.org
Silver Spring: Robyn Zeiger, PhD, 10300 Sweetbriar Parkway, Silver Spring, MD 20903, (301) 445-7333, email@example.com, http://www.drrobynzeiger.com/
Takoma Park: Rev. Bonnie J. Berger, Interfaith Minister, Ring in Love, 400 Boyd Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912, 301/270-4089, http://www.ringinlove.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Upper Marlboro: Carol Auletta, MSW, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, 301-579-2342, Caauletta@aol.com
Waldorf: Tonyia Johnson, MEd., NCC, LCPC, Washington Pastoral Counseling Service/Creature Comfort Program, 3235 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf, MD 20602, (240) 210-6073, email@example.com
IN-HOME EUTHANASIA/HOSPICE CARE:
Baltimore Area: Dr. Julie Rabinowitz, Peaceful Passage, serves Baltimore metro area and surrounding towns (Baltimore County, Howard County). http://www.peacefulpassage.net/Home_Page.html
Bethesda: Daphne Tanouye, VMD & Meagan Duffy, VMD, Rock Creek Home Veterinary Care, PO Box 31136, Bethesda, MD, 301.828.8846, http://www.rockcreekhomevet.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Middletown: Lori Landis, DVM, Landis Veterinary Home Care, 301.371.7166, email@example.com, http://landisvethomecare.com/about.html. Home hospice and euthanasia services.
**VA: Hampton Roads: Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice - Dr. Melanie Cohen and Dr. Angela Bross service all areas of Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake and parts of southeast Maryland and Richmond, VA. http://www.lapoflove.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, (757) 401-6195, (757) 912-5275
Adelphi: George Washington Pet Cemetery, 9500 Riggs Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783, (301) 434-4640
Annapolis: Colonial Pet Rest, 1911 Forest Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401-4318, (410) 267-7540
Annapolis: Chesapeake Pet Cremation Center, 814 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, 1-800-660-7538, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.fhnfuneralhome.com/#top
Baltimore: A Paw Print in Heaven/Charm City Pet Crematory, 5500 O'Donnell St. Baltimore, MD 21224 (410) 843-3682, (443) 278-5502, http://www.charmcitypetcrematory.org, email@example.com
Baltimore: Humane Society of Baltimore Cty., Inc. - see Reisterstown
Baltimore/Woodlawn: Lorraine Park/Garden of Faithful, 5608 Dogwood Rd., Baltimore, MD 21207, (410) 298-8118
Barnesville: Sugarloaf Pet Gardens, 21511 Peach Tree Rd., Dickerson, MD 20842, (301) 972-8882, http://www.sugarloafpetgardens.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bel Air: Bel Air Pet Crematory, 1501 S. Tollgate Rd., Bel Air, MD 21015-5822, (410) 838-4900, http://www.belairvet.com/Crematory.htm
Boonsboro: Agape Pet Services, 19712 Shepherdstown Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713, 301-432-0431, Toll free: 866-432-0431, http://www.agapepetservices.com/, email@example.com (serving Hagerstown and Frederick areas)
Capitol Heights: Pet Memorial Cremations, 5371 Sheriff, Capitol Heights, MD 20743, (301) 773-7370
Centreville: Chesapeake Pet Cremation Center, 408 South Liberty Street, Centreville, MD 21617, (410) 758-1151, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.fhnfuneralhome.com/#top
Chester: Chesapeake Pet Cremation Center, 106 Shamrock Road, Chester, MD 21619, (410) 643-2226, email@example.com, http://www.fhnfuneralhome.com/#top
Chestertown Chesapeake Pet Cremation Center, 130 Speer Road, Chestertown, MD 21620, (410) 778-0055, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.fhnfuneralhome.com/#top
Cumberland: Petland Cemetery, 13800 Bedford Rd NE, Cumberland, MD 21502-6922, (301) 722-7664
Davidson: Lakemont Memorial Gardens, Davidson, MD 21035, (410) 956-3060
Dunkirk: Faithful Friend Memorial Park, Southern Memorial Gardens, 10155 Ward Rd., Dunkirk, MD 20754-2717, 410-257-3371
Easton: Chesapeake Pet Cremation Center, Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A., 200 South Harrison St., Easton, MD 21601, (410) 822-3131, email@example.com, http://www.fhnfuneralhome.com/#top
Eldersburg: Jen Fry, Faithful Memories LLC, Individual pet cremation Maryland and surrounding areas. 443-386-3396, http://www.FaithfulMemoriespetcremation.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Frederick: Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 Catoctin Mountain Highway (US 15 North), Frederick, MD 21701, 301-898-7177 http://www.resthaven.us/_mgxroot/page_10772.php, email@example.com
Hebron: Springhill Memory Gardens/Eastern Shore Pet Cemetery Office, Rt 50, Hebron, MD 21830, (410) 749-1411, http://aftercareplanning.com/springhill-memory-gardens/
Linthicum: Beloved Pet Cremation and Burial Service, Attn.: David Mason, Pet Cremation and Burial Director, 417 Shipley Road, Linthicum, MD 21090, 410.852.3780, http://www.belovedpetcremation.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marriottsville: Royalty Garden, Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 2150 Mt. View Rd., Marriottsville, MD, (410) 442-5700, http://www.crestlawnmemorialgardens.com/
Millington: Chesapeake Pet Cremation Center, Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A., 370 West Cypress Street, Millington, MD 21651, (410) 928-5311, email@example.com, http://www.fhnfuneralhome.com/#top
Odenton: West Arundel Crematory, 1411 Annapolis Rd., Odenton, MD 21113, (410) 674-2600, http://www.westarundelcrematory.com/, firstname.lastname@example.org
Parkville: Best Friends Pet Cremation, Inc., P.O. Box 8574, Parkville, MD 21234, (443) 929-0670, http://www.bestfriendpetcremation.com, email@example.com (mobile pet cremation service)
Reisterstown/Baltimore: Nicodemus Memorial Park, Humane Society of Baltimore Cty., Inc., 1601 Nicodemus Rd., Reisterstown, MD, (410) 883-8848, http://www.bmorehumane.org/pet-funeral-services/, firstname.lastname@example.org (also offers support groups, memorial services and counseling, above)
Salisbury: see Hebron
Suitland: Cedar Hill Cemetery, 4111 Pennsylvania Ave., Suitland, MD 20746, (301) 568-1600
Sykesville: Friends Of Man Pet Garden, Lakeview Memorial Park, 2724 Liberty Rd, Sykesville, MD 21784-6905, 410-795-8180
Timonium: Dulaney Pet Haven, 200 E. Padonia Road, Timonium, MD 21093, (410) 666-0495, http://www.dulaneyvalley.com/pet_burial_gardens.php
Urbana: Heavenly Days Animal Crematory, 3051-B Thurston Road, Urbana, MD 21704, 240-699-0034 http://www.heavenlydays.com, email@example.com (handles horses)
Waldorf: Friendship Pet Memorial Park, 3221 Mattawoman Beantown Road, Waldorf, MD 20601, (301) 932-8901, http://www.trinitymemorialgardens.com/pet_park.cfm, firstname.lastname@example.org
Williamsport: Valley Pet Cemetery, 127 Britner Ave., Williamsport, MD 21795, (301) 582-3320, http://www.valleypet.net/, email@example.com
Woodbine: All Pet Crematory, Inc., 519A Mabe Drive, Woodbine, MD 21797, (410) 552-0703, 1(888) 552-0703, http://www.APCrematory.com
Woodlawn: see Baltimore
**Falls Church: Noah's Ark Pet Cemetery Inc., 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042, 703-560-4400 ext.4737 (Kimberly Mosser), Kimberly.Mosser@DignityMemorial.com. Serves Virginia, Maryland, DC areas.
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|GET HELP INSTANTLY!|
Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet is now available as an e-book for just $5!
(PDF file - may not be compatible with Smartphones or tablets.) Download now!
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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