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SUPPORT GROUPS:

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.

Asheville: Christy Gunther, MA, LPC, Pet Loss Support Group, 3 Woodfin Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804, cgunther7@juno.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

Charlotte: Paws Whiskers and Wags, 2511 South Tryon St., Charlotte, NC, 980-949-8605, tara@pawswhiskersandwags.com, http://pawswhiskersandwags.com/resources/grief-support/. Offers a free support group led by Jill Shipp, MSW, LCSW. Sessions are held on the last Tuesday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. Call or e-mail to register.

Greensboro: Pet Life & Loss Support Group of the Piedmont, Greensboro, NC 27404, 336-686-6806, Drsara@lapoflove.com. We are a group of Bereavement & end-of-life care professionals. NO COST TO ATTEND. We meet 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 pm at Family Pet Cremation Center, 1039 E Lindsay St., Greensboro 27405. Contact Ron Grillo for more information: 336-686-6806. Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/861640673924621/. Join our Meetup Group: http://www.meetup.com/Pet-Life-Loss-Support-Group-of-the-Piedmont/

Greenville: Pet Loss & Grief Support Group. Meets second Thursday of the month, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., 10th Street Animal Hospital Group, 3491 Evans Street, Suite D, Greenville, NC. Please contact Jessica Holton, MSW, LCSW, LCAS at 252-987-3039, jessica_holton_lcsw@jessicaholton.com or http://www.jessicaholton.com (click contact tab) if you are interested in joining this group. A brief pre-screening is required. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early (late participants will not be allowed to join the session). Please plan to stay the entire session. Payment for each session is either a monetary contribution that will be donated to the Humane Society OR unopened pet food that will be donated to the Pet Food pantry.

Raleigh: The HEALL Group; Family & Community Services, North Carolina State University Veterinary Hospital, http://www.ncstatevets.org/heall/. Meets on the second and fourth Thursday evening of each month; please call 919-513-3901 for more information and to register.

Raleigh: SPCA of Wake County, 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603, 919-772-2326, http://spcawake.org/services/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 spca@spcawake.org .


COUNSELORS:

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, amymoulds@mindspring.com, http://www.lifescapescounseling.com/

*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, 1200 SE Maynard Rd #104, Cary, NC 27511, (919) 559.4379, AnimalsConnectUs@gmail.com, http://www.AnimalsConnectUs.com

Chapel Hill: Rev. Bonnie J. Berger, Interfaith Minister, Ring in Love, Chapel Hill, NC, 919/869-7425, ringinlove@aol.com, http://www.ringinlove.com

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: Jehanne Gheith, 112 Swift Avenue, Durham, NC 27705, 919-452-9286, gheith7@me.com

Greenville: Jessica Holton, LCSW, PLLC, 3491 Evans St., Suite D, Greenville, NC 27834, 252-987-3039, jessica_holton_lcsw@jessicaholton.com , http://www.jessicaholton.com (see also support group listing above)

Holly Springs: Manpreet Lehal, 364 Raleigh St., Holly Springs, NC 27540, 919-647-4600, info@wakecounseling.com, http://www.wakecounseling.com

Morrisville: E.J. Hanks, MA, LMFTA, Inventive Counseling, PO Box 1084, Morrisville, NC 27560, (919)753-6238, InventiveConnect@gmail.com, http://www.InventiveCounseling.com

Raleigh: Jeannine Moga, MA, MSW, LCSW; Family & Community Services, North Carolina State University Veterinary Hospital, 1052 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604, 919-513-3901, jeannine_moga@ncsu.edu, http://www.ncstatevets.org/owners/counsel/

*Pinehurst: Tina Gibbs, LCSW, CT, 5 Aviemore Drive, Pinehurst, NC, 910-715-6013 or toll-free 1-866-861-7485, tgibbs@firsthealth.org

Wake Forest: Amy Pierce, Sophie's Gift Animal Loss Support, Wake Forest, NC 27587, 919-554-2711, tomanifest@outlook.com, http://www.authenticself.us/#!animal-loss-support/cvsk

Waynesville: Susan Kimball, LCSW CASAC, Kimball Counseling PC, 258 N. Main Street, Suite A, Waynesville, NC 28786, 828-226-7366, susanpkimball@aol.com, http://www.susankimball.net

*Winston-Salem: Peggy Haymes, LPC, 2594 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, 336-293-4407


MEMORIAL SERVICES:

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, REVonCall@triad.rr.com, http://www.REVonCall.com.


IN-HOME EUTHANASIA & HOSPICE:

Greensboro: Dr. Sara Fletcher, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice & In-Home Euthanasia, PO Box 10073, Greensboro, NC 27404, 336-484-1288, drsara@lapoflove.com, http://www.lapoflove.com. Quality of life evaluations, veterinary hospice, & in-home euthanasia.

Hendersonville: Dr. Lilian Herron, DVM, Hendersonville, NC, (828) 674-4946, drlilianherron@gmail.com, http://www.drlilianherron.com. In home palliative, hospice, and end of life veterinary care, available through Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina.

Morrisville: Dana Lewis, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice and In-Home Euthanasia of the Triangle, Morrisville, NC 27560, 919-439-5922, thetriangle@lapoflove.com, http://www.LapofLove.com. In-home hospice and euthanasia care to families in the Triangle and surrounding counties.

Southern Pines: Dr. Tony Ioppolo, Yadkin Park Animal Hospital In Home Euthanasia, 305 Commerce Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28386, (910) 692-8542, info@yadkinparkvet.com, http://www.yadkinparkvet.com/in-home-euthanasia.html


CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES:

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

Asheville: Forever Faithful Pet Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, 110 Lyman Street, Asheville, NC 28801, (828) 281-0005, Rhea@foreverfaithfulpet.com, http://foreverfaithfulpet.com/

Asheville: Asheville Pet Crematory, 39 Summer Haven Rd., Asheville NC 28778, 828-298-1525, smhodgens@hotmail.com, http://ashevillepetcrematory.com/

Asheville/Candler: Best Friends Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 1498 Sand Hill Road, Candler NC, 828-665-4303, bestfriendspetcemetery@yahoo.com, http://bestfriendspetcemetery.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, nccontact@faithfulcompanion.com, http://www.faithfulcompanion.com/

Charlotte: Paws Whiskers and Wags Your Pet Crematory, 2511 South Tryon St., Charlotte, NC, 980-949-8605, tara@pawswhiskersandwags.com, http://www.pawswhiskersandwags.com

Cherryville: Pet Heaven Cemetery & Crematory, Tryon Courthouse Rd., Cherryville, NC 28021, (704) 435-8686, phccinc@bellsouth.net, http://www.petheavencemetery.com

*Farmington: Farmington Pet Cemetery, 240 Wyo Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028, (336) 998-3353

Greensboro: Family Pet Cremation Center, 1039 E Lindsay St., Greensboro 27405, (336) 375-0540, info@familypetcremationcenter.com, http://www.familypetcremationcenter.com/

*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, Kevin@sacredpaws.com, http://www.sacredpaws.us

Jamestown: Precious Memories Pet Funeral Service and Cemetery, 3903 Hunt Chase Dr, Jamestown NC 27282, 336-886-7387, preciousmemoriespet@gmail.com, http://www.preciousmemoriespetfuneralservices.com/

Jefferson: Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens, 3470 U.S. Highway 221 North, Jefferson, NC 28640, 336-982-2121 (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, centralcarolinapetservices@gmail.com, http://www.centralcarolinapetservices.com

Kernersville: Loving Hands of the Carolinas, 336-310-9755, james@lovinghandsnc.com, http://sites.google.com/site/ourlovinghands/ - home pick-up for cremation. Works with Central Carolina Pet Services, above.

*Mocksville: Wachovia Pet Cemetery, 310 Point Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028, (336) 998-4253, davis.vernon@gmail.com

Mooresville: Pet Pilgrimage Crematory and Memorials (By Cavin-Cook Funeral Home), 494 East Plaza Drive (Hwy 150), Mooresville, NC 28115, 704-664-5484, Leslie Reid, leslie@petpilgrimage.com, http://www.petpilgrimage.com

New Bern: Lynaire Kennels Crematory, 4634 Old Cherry Point Rd., New Bern, NC 28560, (252) 633-6225, lynkennel@aol.com, http://www.lynairekennels.com/crematory.html

Newland: Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, 296 Ash Street, Newland, NC 28657, 828-733-2121 (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, faithfulfriendspet@hotmail.com, http://www.faithfulfriendspetcremation.com

Raleigh: Carolina Pet Cremation, 2424 Glenwood Avenue, #102, Raleigh, NC 27608, Steve@CarolinaPetServices.com, http://CarolinaPetCremation.com

Siler City: Agape Pet Services (cremation), 522 Plainfield Church Rd., Siler City, NC 27344, 919-663-4030, https://agapepetservices.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 (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 (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 (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, office@mypetpassages.com, http://mypetpassages.com/index.html

Zebulon: Buckleigh Hills Pet Cremation and Memorials, P.O Box 265, Zebulon NC, 27597, 919-269-7771, Eddinsj@touchnc.net, http://www.buckleighhills.com

 


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