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  • SUPPORT GROUPS:

    Kansas City: Pet Grief Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6:30 PM-8:00PM, at Rolling Acres Memorial Gardens for Pets, 12200 N Crooked Road, Kansas City, MO 64152-4900. Contact Nancy Piper or Beverly Cox (816) 891-8888, http://www.visitrollingacres.com, nancypiper@visitrollingacres.com

    Kansas City: Raphael Smith, PsyD - Clinical Psychologist, The Struan Center, LLC, 4044 Central St., Kansas City, MO 64111. Pet loss Support Group meets the last Tuesday evening of the month. Call for time, location, and information: (816) 960-4525, http://www.LosingYourPet.com

    Ozark: TLC Pet Loss Support Group, 1611 Mills Rd., Ozark, MO , (417) 725-2908, 836-5449, Diane J. Newman, MS, LPC, & Nova Hilton, djn314t@mail.smsu.edu

    St. Louis: Chris Corrigan Mendez, M.Ed, PLPC, CCM Counseling, LLC, 321 Westport Plaza Ste. 210, St. Louis, MO 63146, 314-608-6150. The Pet Illness and Loss support group will be held from 9:00-10:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month. First meeting is Saturday, January 18. Cost is $25 per session (to cover handouts, office rent and snacks/beverages) A folder of resources (pet grief book, exercises, original meditations I'm writing and handouts, including some from your site, will be distributed) Pre-registration is required. A registration/consent form will be emailed to all participants prior to the session. For more information visit http://ccmcounseling.vpweb.com/Pet-Illness-and-Loss-Group.html or e-mail ccmmed.2013@gmail.com.

    St. Louis: Humane Society of Missouri, 1201 Macklind Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110, (314) 647-8800 x 578, http://www.hsmo.org, info@hsmo.org


    COUNSELORS:

    High Ridge: Tammy Delbruegge, MSW, LCSW, 3025A High Ridge Blvd., High Ridge, MO 63049, 636-343-7460, http://therapists.psychologytoday.com/

    Kansas City: Nancy Piper, Rolling Acres Memorial Gardens for Pets, 12200 N Crooked Road, Kansas City, MO 64152-4900, (816) 891-8888, http://www.visitrollingacres.com, nancypiper@visitrollingacres.com

    Kansas City: Raphael Smith, PsyD - Clinical Psychologist, The Struan Center, LLC, 4044 Central St., Kansas City, MO 64131, (816) 960-4525, DrRaphaelSmith@att.net, http://www.LosingYourPet.com

    Ozark: Diane Newman, MS, LPC, 1611 Mills Rd., Ozark, MO 65721, (417) 836-5449, djn314t@smsu.edu

    St. Louis/Des Peres: Susan C. Cassimatis, MA, LPC, NCC, Pathways for Change, LLC, 12813 Flushing Meadows Drive, Suite 140, Des Peres, MO 63131, 314/974-6762

    St. Louis: Chris Corrigan Mendez, M.Ed, PLPC, CCM Counseling, LLC, 321 Westport Plaza Ste. 210, St. Louis, MO 63146, 314-608-6150. http://ccmcounseling.vpweb.com, ccmmed.2013@gmail.com (See also our listing under Support Groups.)


    IN-HOME EUTHANASIA/HOSPICE:

    Kansas City: Pet Loss At Home, 8am-8pm, Seven Days A Week, Within 1-3 Hours Notice, within 1 hour radius of Kansas City. Multiple Veterinarians, Better Availability. 877-219-4811, http://PetLossAtHome.com

    St. Louis: Sydney Woehler, Visiting Pet Nurses, LLC, 314-884-8761, http://www.visitingpetnurses.com, PetNurse11@gmail.com - Hospice care and euthanasia

    St. Louis: Dr. Dawnetta Woodruff, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, Lap of Love, St. Louis & surrounding area, (314) 827-5606, http://www.lapoflove.com/vet-biography.aspx?vet=46, DrDawnetta@lapoflove.com


    CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES:

    Cape Girardeau: Cedar Hills Pet Cemetery, State Route 177, Cape Girardeau, MO (Mailing address: P.O. Box 22, Pocahontas, MO 63779), Owner/Operator: Alaina Hinze, 573-579-0706, http://www.missouripetlosscare.com/

    Concordia: Concordia Pet Cemetery, 201 Golden Award Dr., Concordia, MO 64020, 660-463-7375

    Eureka: Loving Hearts Pet Memorial Services, Inc. (crematory), 1631 W. 5th St., Eureka, MO 63025, 636-587-8880, http://www.lovingheartspet.com, ClientCare@LovingHeartsPet.com

    Florissant: Imperial Crown Pet Cemetery Inc., 115 N US Highway 67, Florissant, MO 63031-5901, (314) 921-1558, http://www.imperialcrownpc.com/

    High Ridge: A Memory Garden, Nancy Crane's Family Pet Care, 4216 Wilderness Ln., High Ridge, MO 63049, 636-343-2182, http://www.ncfamilypetcare.com/memorygarden.html

    Kansas City: Rolling Acres Memorial Gardens for Pets, 12200 N Crooked Road, Kansas City, MO 64152-4900, (816) 891-8888, http://www.visitrollingacres.com, nancypiper@visitrollingacres.com

    Kansas City, MO: Wayside Waifs Humane Society, 3901 Martha Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64137, 816-761-8151 ext. 4406, http://www.waysidewaifs.org, cemetery@waysidewaifs.org

    New Wells: The Hill Pet Crematory, 6796 State Hwy C, New Wells, MO 63732 (Mailing Address: P.O. Box 22, Pocahontas, MO 63779), Owner/Operator: Chris and Alaina Hinze, 573-579-0706, http://www.missouripetlosscare.com/HillPetCrematory.aspx

    St. James: Mid-Missouri Pet Care Services, 203 Matlock Dr., Saint James, MO 65559, 573-263-5545, chitterb@yahoo.com (cremation)

    St. Joseph: Pet Cremation, Animal Control and Rescue, 701 Lower Lake Road, St. Joseph, MO 64504, (816) 271-4877, http://www.stjoemo.info/health/animal_petcremation.cfm, animal@ci.st-joseph.mo.us

    St. Louis: All Paws Go to Heaven Pet Cremation Service, 9415 Dielman Rock Island Industrial Dr., St Louis, MO 63132, 314-814-8003, http://allpawspetcremation.net, info@allpawspetcremation.net

    St. Louis: Carol Gates Throop Memorial Park, Humane Society of Missouri, 1201 Macklind Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110, (314) 647-8800, http://member.hsmo.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Donate_Throop_Park (offers interment of pet ashes in a columbarium in Throop Memorial Park)

    St. Louis: Heartland Pet Cremation, 2130 Papin, St. Louis, MO 63103, 314-241-5565, info@heartlandpetcremation.com, http://www.heartlandpetcremation.com

    St. Louis: Pet Funerals Company, 4417 Olive Street, Suite B, Saint Louis, MO 63108, 314-535-0473, http://www.petfuneralsstl.com, contact@petfuneralsstl.com

    Shawnee, KS: The Amos Family Pet Companion Crematory, 10913 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203, 913-631-7314, http://www.amospets.com, mail@amosfamily.com

    Springfield: Friends of the Family Pet Memorial Gardens, 1900 N. Westgate Ave., Springfield, MO 65804, (417) 883-0076

    Springfield: Lakeland Pet Cemetery, 4500 S Lone Pine Ave., Springfield, MO 65804-6610, (417) 887-1929

    Twin Oaks: Memory Park Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 1457 Boly Lane, Twin Oaks, MO 63088, (314) 576-3030

    **Gentry, AR: Arkansas Pet Services (cremation), 11771 Bredehoeft Road, Gentry, AR 72734, (479)736-2478, http://www.arkpetservices.com/cremation.html. Serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri.


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    • "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
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