North Carolina Pet Loss Resources
Asheville: Christy Gunther, MA, LPC, Pet Loss Support Group, 3 Woodfin
Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804, email@example.com. Meets at Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, One Edwin Place, Asheville, NC 28801, (828) 258-3229, (donation requested). http://ashevillepetcrematory.com/Christy_Gunther-Pet_Loss.html
Burlington: Faithful Friends Pet Loss Support Group, Hospice of Alamance Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215. Please contact M.J. at 336-532-7216 for more information. Runs 6-week support groups in spring and fall, and a memorial on the weekend of the National Pet Remembrance in September. Free. http://www.hospiceac.org/ (Check the list of events on the right side of the page.) firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlotte/Matthews: Pet Grief Support. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm. Meetings are held at Seigle Avenue Presbyterian church 600 Seigle Ave, Charlotte, NC. http://www.petgriefsupportgroup.com, email@example.com
Mooresville: Friends of the Animals offers a pet loss support group the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm. The group will meet in the Board Room at 181 N. Main Street, in downtown Mooresville, where the Friends of the Animals' office is located. For more information, contact Deby Thornburg B.S.S.P., M.S., Holistic Wellness, 4 Paws Home & Pet Services, LLC, 704-400-1833, http://www.4pawshomeandpetservices.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. This group is facilitated by Megan Pera, MA, LCSW (http://www.meganpera.com) and is free of charge.
Raleigh: SPCA of Wake County, 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603, 919-772-2326, http://www.spcawake.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Humane_Ed_Pet_Loss_Support_Group. Meets the third Sunday of the month, 3:30-5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Vanessa Budnick, Humane Educator, at 919-532-2087 or email@example.com.
Apex: Amy Benton Moulds, MEd, NCC, Lifescapes Counseling, Peakway Market Square, 800 W. Williams Street, Suite 251, Apex, NC 27502, (919) 272-1388 or (919) 303-0273, http://www.lifescapescounseling.com/, firstname.lastname@example.org
Asheboro: Judith Stutts, PhD, Pet Bereavement Counseling,
336-625-1400, email@example.com, http://www.petloss.org
Asheboro: Laurel Reinhardt, Ph.D., 8552 Meadows Town Road, Marshall, NC 28753, 828-215-7424, InnerLandscaping@aol.com
Cary: Tracie Barton-Barrett, MS, NCC, LPC, 919-559-4379, 1320 SE Maynard Road, #101, Cary, NC 27511, (919) 559.4379, http://www.AnimalsConnectUs.com, AnimalsConnectUs@yahoo.com
Charlotte: Yvonne Sullivan, Metrolina Chaplain Ministry for Pets, Charlotte, NC, 28208, 704-916-9622, http://www.metrolinachaplain.org, firstname.lastname@example.org. Spiritual support - including grief, medical, and memorial.
Conover: Kevin Rutter, MS, LMFT, Growing Tree Counseling Center, 715 Fairgrove Church Rd SE 202, Conover, NC 28613, (828) 638-5907, http://www.grow-nc.com/Growing_Tree/Welcome.html
Durham: Thom & Jonquil Williams, Animal Healings, Pelham Road, Durham, NC 27713, 941-321-8484, http://animalhealings.com/grief.html, email@example.com
Garner/Triangle Area: Rev. Phran Gacher, M.Div., Pet Memorial Services, 842 Oakwater Drive, Garner NC, 919-779-7653, http://www.PerfectCeremonies.com, Rev.Phran@PerfectCeremonies.com (a provider of a memorial service, not a counselor)
Hillsborough: Duke Hospice Bereavement Services, Unicorn Bereavement Center, Triangle Hospice, Hillsborough, NC, (919) 644-6869 x221, http://dhch.duhs.duke.edu/modules/dhccbereave/index.php?id=1
Raleigh: Jeannine Moga, North Carolina State University Veterinary Health Complex, 1052 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604, 919-513-3901, http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/vhc/pet_loss.html, firstname.lastname@example.org. Client Counseling and Grief Support Services are now provided for clients of NCSU's
Veterinary Health Complex. Medical case consultation, end of life planning, and
short term grief counseling are free of charge and offered by appointment; phone
consultation and referral services are available to all community members.
Pinehurst: Tina Gibbs, LCSW, CT, 5 Aviemore Drive, Pinehurst, NC, 910-715-6013 or toll-free 1-866-861-7485, email@example.com
Wake Forest: Amy Pierce, Sophie's Gift Animal Loss Support, 725 Mill Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 919-554-2711, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.authenticself.us
Winston-Salem: Peggy Haymes, LPC, 2594 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, 336-293-4407
|Greensboro: REVonCall, the Reverend Gerald Donnelly, Greensboro area of North Carolina, provides pet funeral/memorial services for those who wish to honor the memory of their pets. This is an effective healing ceremony especially for children and those who need a ceremonial way to say "good-bye." Rev Gerald can customize and personalize the service to the tastes and needs of those suffering the loss. Prices are reasonable. Rev. Gerald Donnelly, 1819 Tiffany Place, Greensboro, NC 27408, 336-708-1647, http://www.REVonCall.com, REVonCall@triad.rr.com.|
Asheville: Forever Faithful Pet Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, 110 Lyman Street, Asheville, NC 28801, (828) 281-0005, http://foreverfaithfulpet.com/, Rhea@foreverfaithfulpet.com
Asheville: Asheville Pet Crematory, 39 Summer Haven Rd., Asheville NC 28778, 828-298-1525, http://ashevillepetcrematory.com/, email@example.com
Asheville/Candler: Best Friends Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 1498 Sand Hill Road, Candler NC, 828-665-4303, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://bestfriendspetcemetery.com/
Brunswick County: Brunswick County Pet Cremations, c/o Heavenly Paws of the Carolinas, 843-907-1246 (day), 843-272-5870 (night), http://www.hpcarolina.com/, Info@HPCarolina.com
Charlotte: Good Shepherd Pet Services, 704-553-0545 or 1-866-332-3738, http://www.goodshepherdpet.com/
Charlotte: Faithful Companion, 3325 Carolina Avenue,
Charlotte, NC, 28208, (704) 399-0400, http://www.faithfulcompanion.com/, email@example.com
Cherryville: Pet Heaven Cemetery & Crematory, Tryon Courthouse Rd., Cherryville, NC 28021, (704) 435-8686, http://www.petheavencemetery.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Farmington: Farmington Pet Cemetery, 240 Wyo Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028, (336) 998-3353
Huntersville: Charlotte Pet Cemetery & Crematorium, 6225 Cashion Road, Huntersville, NC 28078, (704) 875-2582
Jacksonville: Sacred Paws Pet Crematory, 149 Lela Lane, Jacksonville, NC 28540, (910) 455-8315, http://www.sacredpaws.us, email@example.com
Jamestown: Precious Memories Pet Funeral Service and Cemetery, 3903 Hunt Chase Dr, Jamestown NC 27282, 336-886-7387, http://www.preciousmemoriespetfuneralservices.com/, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jefferson: Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens, 3470 U.S. Highway 221 North, Jefferson, NC 28640, 336-982-2121, http://www.ashelawn.com/services.php (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN - http://www.adoredpetscrematory.com/)
Kernersville: Central Carolina Pet Services, 2703 West Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC 27284 (336) 723-6500, http://www.centralcarolinapetservices.com
Kernersville: Loving Hands of the Carolinas - home pick-up for cremation. (Works with Central Carolina Pet Services, above.) 336-310-9755, , email@example.com
Kill Devil Hills: Outer Banks Pet Funerals & Cremations, P.O. Box 3797, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, 252-480-0700, http://petfunerals.tripod.com/, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mocksville: Wachovia Pet Cemetery, 310 Point Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028, (336) 998-4253, email@example.com
Mooresville: Pet Pilgrimage Crematory and Memorials (By Cavin-Cook Funeral Home), 494 East Plaza Drive (Hwy 150), Mooresville, NC 28115, 704-664-5484, http://www.petpilgrimage.com, Leslie Reid, firstname.lastname@example.org
New Bern: Lynaire Kennels Crematory, 4634 Old Cherry Point Rd., New Bern, NC 28560, (252) 633-6225, http://www.lynairekennels.com/crematory.html, email@example.com
Newland: Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, 296 Ash Street, Newland, NC 28657, 828-733-2121, http://www.rsfh.net/ (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN - http://www.adoredpetscrematory.com/)
Raleigh: Faithful Friends Pet Cremation, 4912 #107 Alpinis Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616, (919) 874-0014, http://www.faithfulfriendspetcremation.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Raleigh: Carolina Pet Cremation, 2424 Glenwood Avenue, #102, Raleigh, NC 27608, http://CarolinaPetCremation.com, Steve@CarolinaPetServices.com
Snow Hill: Pet Haven Memorial Park, 131 Grants Path, Snow Hill, NC 28580, (252) 747-3805
Sparta: Grandview Memorial Funeral Home, 789 Grandview Drive, Sparta, NC 28675, 336-372-5621, http://www.grandviewfuneralhome.com/ (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN - http://www.adoredpetscrematory.com/)
Spruce Pine: Webb Funeral Home, 128 Roan Road, Spruce Pine, NC 28777, 828-765-4277, http://www.webbfh.com/ (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN - http://www.adoredpetscrematory.com/)
W. Jefferson: Badger Funeral Home, 300 North Main St., West Jefferson, NC 28694, 336-246-7114, http://www.badgerfuneralhome.com/ (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN - http://www.adoredpetscrematory.com/)
Wilmington: My Pet Passages (cemetery), 6709 Netherlands Dr. Suite A, Wilmington, NC 28405, 910-612-9334, http://mypetpassages.com/index.html, email@example.com
Wilmington: Walden Pond Pet Cemetery, 7965 Market St., Wilmington, NC, 28405-9383, (910) 686-7224
Zebulon: Buckleigh Hills Pet Cremation and Memorials, P.O Box 265, Zebulon NC, 27597, 919-269-7771, http://www.buckleighhills.com, Eddinsj@touchnc.net
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