New York Pet Loss Resources
(607) 253-3932 - Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline, T/Th 6-9 pm ET; messages will be returned, http://www.vet.cornell.edu/org/petloss/
(877) GRIEF-10 - ASPCA - http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-loss/. You can also e-mail questions to Dr. Stephanie LaFarge at http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/ask-the-expert/ask-the-expert-pet-loss/
Buffalo: The Empty Leash Pet Loss Support Group. Meets at Life Transitions Center, 150 Bennett Rd., Cheektowaga, NY, on Thursday nights. Must register with Kym before attending; contact Kym at (716) 668-2446 or TheEmptyLeash@yahoo.com, or visit http://www.emptyleash.com.
Fairport/Rochester: Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450, 585-223-1330, http://www.lollypop.org/petloss. Our monthly support groups are free. See website for current dates and times. We also offer euthanasia and cremation for a nominal donation, where possible.
Manhattan: Bideawee, Manhattan Learning Center, 410 East 38th St., New York, NY 10016, 212-532-4986, ManhattanLearning@bideawee.org, http://www.bideawee.org/events/upcoming_events/events.php. Meets 1st Friday of the month, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free. Please contact Bideawee's Learning Center by the end of business on the Thursday before the 1st Friday of the month to register.
New York: Pet Loss Support Program, Animal Medical Center, 510 E. 62nd St., New York, NY 10021, (212) 838-8100, (212) 329-8680 (for counseling), http://www.amcny.org/counseling. The group meets every other Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 pm in the 5th floor seminar room of the hospital. Private pet loss counseling is available for AMC clients needing additional support.
New York: Jennifer Breslow, 156 Fifth Avenue, #508, New York, NY 10010, 646-481-5228, http://artpsychotherapynyc.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Group is held Monday evenings; please call or email to confirm attendance.
New York: Sheila Brown, The Offices of Dr. Michael DeMarco, 817 Broadway, 10th Floor, NYC, NY 10003, http://www.mytherapist.info/Sheila. Free Support Group for individuals grieving pets who have died, are dying, sick or lost. First group to meet Thursday, 2/28/2013 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Group to
repeat again on March 7th and March 14, at the same time. Please call or e-mail for additional meeting schedules. For more information or to RSVP, contact Sheila Brown, email@example.com, 917-525-2205 X6. (See counselor listing below.)
Plainview: Paw to Heart Pet Loss Support Group, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, 163 South Service Road, Plainview, NY 516-501-1700). Open to all who have experienced loss, or anticipating loss. Medea Berkman, Moderator, 516-785-6416, PawToHeart@usa.com, http://www.pawtoheart.org. Meetings are held the last Monday of each month at 8 pm. Please call before attending. Telephone and email counseling is also available.
Rochester: See Fairport.
Wantagh: Bideawee, 3300 Beltagh Ave, Wantagh, NY 11793, 516-785-4199, ext. 1. Meets 1st & 3rd Saturday each month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free. Facilitated by Medea Berkman. http://www.bideawee.org/events/upcoming_events/events.php, WantaghLearning@bideawee.org
Yonkers: Animal Specialty Center, 9 Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701. Meetings held first and third Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m. Contact Linda Jantzen, (914) 457-4000 for information (firstname.lastname@example.org). http://www.animalspecialtycenter.com. Meetings are free; pet owners are encouraged to bring a photo and/or memento of the pet to the session.
Bellmore: Bill Solz, CSW, CASAC, 710A Prospect Place, Bellmore, NY 11710, 516 783-8358, BillSolz@stresssolutionsoflongisland.com, http://stresssolutionsoflongisland.com/
Brooklyn: Susan Lee Bady, MSW, BCD, 133 Eighth Ave. Apt 2B, Brooklyn, NY 11215, (718) 638-8113, http://www.susanleebady.com, email@example.com
Brooklyn:Wallace Sife, PhD, 1420 Ocean Parkway Apt. 4J, Brooklyn, NY 11230, (718) 339-3592, Sife@aol.com, http://www.aplb.org/index.html
Fishkill: Dr Alan Tepp, Ph.D., 16 Dakin Avenue, Mount Kisco, NY 10549; 1073 Main Street, Fishkill, NY 12524; Olmstead Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877; 914.232.1000, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://drtepp.com/
Holbrook: Joanne T. Romanelli, MSW, LCSW, 43 Berkshire Rd., Holbrook, NY 11741, (631) 472-2224, Romanelli2@aol.com
Huntington: Janet Zimmerman, LCSW-R, 631-643-6205, Huntington, NY (also offices in
Plainview). email@example.com, http://www.lipetloss.com. 3-session pet loss bereavement program.
Kingston: Marian A. McClellan, LCSW, 185 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401, (845) 679-4877
Lansing: Mary-Hale Andres, BA, Asbury Road, Lansing, NY 14882, (607) 257-2213, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mount Kisco: Dr Alan Tepp, Ph.D., 16 Dakin Avenue, Mount Kisco, NY 10549; 1073 Main Street, Fishkill, NY 12524; Olmstead Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877; 914.232.1000, email@example.com, http://drtepp.com/
New City: Sharon Greenan, MSW, CSW, NASW, c/o Floaa Pet Dishes, 68 Ridge Rd., New City, N.Y. 10956, 845-499-3191, http://www.floaapetdishes.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
|New York, NY: Sheila Brown. Grief/loss counseling for individuals who have experienced the loss of a pet through
death, and for those who are preparing for the loss of a pet due to illness.
Individuals who have lost pets due to Superstorm Sandy or any other circumstance are
also welcome. Affordable sliding scale fee. Confidentiality is of the utmost
concern. Compassionate and empathic, while providing effective healing. Also offering a support group. The Offices of Dr. Michael DeMarco, 817 Broadway, 10th Floor, NYC, NY 10003, 917-525-2205 X6, http://www.mytherapist.info/Sheila, email@example.com
New York: Jennifer Breslow, LCAT, ATR-BC, 156 Fifth Avenue, #508, New York, NY 10010, 646-481-5228, http://www.artpsychotherapynyc.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
New York: Sheila C. Davidson, LCSW, 45 East 89th Street - Apt. 24C, N.Y., N.Y. 10128, (917) 676-2636, email@example.com
New York: Carole E. Fudin, PhD, LCSW, BCDCSW, 145 E. 15th Street Suite 1F, New York, NY 10003, 212-473-0932
New York: Jeann Linsley LCSW, 599 West End Ave. Apt 10C, New York, NY 10024, 212-799-0934, firstname.lastname@example.org
New York: Liz Margolies, LCSW, 136 West 16 Street #1E, NY NY 10011, email@example.com
New York: Willa Shapiro, LCSW, 16 East 41st Street Suite 5A, New York, NY 10017, 212-545-7652, http://www.affordablepsychotherapynyc.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
New York: Naomi Taicher, CSW, 498 West End Ave., Ste. 1D, New York, NY 10024, (212) 787-1932
New York: Marlynn Wei, MD, Union Square, Manhattan, New York, NY 10003, 917-740-5688, http://www.weitherapy.com, email@example.com
Plainview: Janet Zimmerman, LCSW-R, 631-643-6205, Plainview, NY (also offices in
Huntington). firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.lipetloss.com. 3-session pet loss
Staten Island: Barbara Meyers, Certified Grief Therapist, Human-Animal Bond Consultant. Holistic Animal Consulting Center, 29 Lyman Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, (718) 720-5548. Free initial phone evaluation. http://www.holisticanimalconsultingcenter.com/loss.cfm, email@example.com
Staten Island: Louis A. Marcellino, LCSW, 3 William Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10308, (718) 227-7811
|Ardsley, NY: Dr. Jana Josel, Cali's Way. Cali's Way offers in-home hospice care (dogs and cats) and euthanasia (dogs, cats
and pocket pets) for Westchester and Bronx counties. If desired, we can assist with
cremation services. We strive to accommodate all appointment time requests. Please
see our website for pricing information. Ardsley, NY 10502,
914-517-2917, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.calis-way.com/
Long Island/NYC: Dr Esther Chapoval DVM, Pet Loss At Home, 8am-8pm, Seven Days A Week, Within 1-3 Hours Notice.
877-219-4811, http://www.PetLossAtHome.com, DrChapoval@PetLossAtHome.com
|Stamford, CT: Dr. Mary Craig, Gentle Goodbye Veterinary Hospice & At-home Euthanasia. At Gentle Goodbye Veterinary Hospice & At-home Euthanasia we will help you care for
the whole family as we plan and deliver a peaceful end-of-life transition for your
pet with love and dignity. Stamford, CT 06905, 203-554-3560, http://www.GentleGoodbye.org, DrMaryC@GentleGoodbye.org
Binghamton: Allens Pet Cemetery, c/o Binghamton Humane Society, 1946 State Route 12, Binghamton, NY 13901-5515, (607) 724-3709, http://www.bchumanesoc.com/, BHumaneSoc@aol.com
Brooklyn: Pet Crematory Agency, 1724 Bath Ave, Brooklyn, NY, (718) 748-2104, http://www.petcrematoryagency.com/, email@example.com
Cato: Breezy Pines Pet Cemetery, 2447 Veley Road, Cato, NY 13033, (315) 626-2410
Fairport: Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450, 585-223-1330, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.lollypop.org/ (cemetery, cremation and columbarium)
Fishkill: Rainbow Ridge Pet Cemetery & Crematory, Inc., 146 Old Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524, 845-897-9710, http://www.rainbowridgecem.com/, Liz@RainbowRidgeCem.com
|Hartsdale Pet Cemetery & Crematory – American’s first pet cemetery (established 1896) and ranked among the Top Ten Cemeteries in the world by Lonely Planet! Hartsdale has been family owned and operated for over 30 years. We have a compassionate professional staff and offer a wide range of services and products designed to meet all budgets. The land is deed-restricted to ensure a safe resting place for your pets in perpetuity, with irrevocable perpetual care and tax endowment trust funds. We offer a state-of-the-art crematory as well. Just 30 minutes north of mid-town Manhattan! 75 N. Central Park Ave., Hartsdale, NY 10503, (800) 375-5234, http://www.petcem.com, email@example.com.
Hillburn: Snow Mountain Pet Crematory, 12 Suffern Rd., Hillburn, NY 10931, 845-357-1929
Huntington: Sheltervale Pet Cemetery, LittleShelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, 33 Warner Rd., Huntington, NY 11743, (631) 368-8770, http://www.littleshelter.com/about/2010-09-28-14-01-06
Hyde Park: Faithful Companion Pet Memorial Park & Cremation, Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538, 845-452-7722 ext 119, http://www.dcspca.org/mainpages/page4.htm#cemetry, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ithaca: Pet Cremation Services, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, S2060 Schurman Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, 607.253.3288, email@example.com, http://www.vet.cornell.edu
Marion: Evergreen Hill Pet Cemetery, Ball Rd., Marion, NY 14505, (315) 589-2896 (no response)
Middle Island: Regency Forest Pet Memorial Park, 760 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953, (631) 345-0600, http://www.regencyforest.com/, firstname.lastname@example.org (handles horses)
Montgomery: Abbington Hill Pet Cemetery, 148 Youngblood Road, Montgomery, NY 12549, (914) 361-4400, http://www.abbingdonhill.com/, email@example.com
Mt. Kisco: Pet Funerals, Clergy On Call, 161 E Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549-2311, 914-864-1236, fax 914-666-2516, http://www.petrev.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Not a cemetery/crematory, but a
service that arranges pet funerals and services.
New York: Pet Haven Cemetery & Crematory, East End Ave., NY, 917-608-9729, http://pethavenservices.com/
New York: Pet Crematory Agency, 33 W 19th St, New York, NY, (866) 717-7387, http://www.petcrematoryagency.com/, email@example.com
New York: Pet Crematory Agency, 164 Cabot Avenue, West Babylon, NY, (631) 293-2929, http://www.petcrematoryagency.com/, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ozone Park: Pet Cremation New York, 102 - 17 101st Ave., Ozone Park, NY 11416, (718) 805-2204, http://www.petcremationny.com/home.html, PetFuneral@AOL.COM
Rochester: Pets at Peace Memorial & Cremation Service, Paul W. Harris Funeral Home, 570 Kings Highway South, Rochester, NY 14617, 585-544-2041; 50 Dubelbeiss Lane, Rochester, NY 14622, 585-544-2041, http://harrisfuneralhome.com/, email@example.com
Rochester: The Pet Memorial Center of Rochester, 1596 Ridge Road West, Stone Ridge Plaza, Rochester, NY 14615 (located within Pet Saver Superstore), 585-586-PETS (7387), http://www.thepetmemorialcenter.com/, firstname.lastname@example.org
Saratoga Springs: Saratoga Pet Cemetery, Saratoga Springs Veterinary Hospital, RR 9, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-9809, (518) 587-2662
Seneca: Pine Rest Pet Cemetery, 757 Seneca Creek Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224-2420, (716) 674-9470, http://www.pinerestpetcemetery.com/
Staten Island: Church of St. Andrew Pet Cemetery, 40 Old Mill Road, Staten Island, NY 10306, 718.351.0900, email@example.com, http://churchofstandrew-si.com/new/?page_id=48
Staten Island: Richmond Valley Pet Crematory, 4913 Arthur Kill Rd., Staten Island, NY 10309-2630, (718) 966-6381 (no response)
Stephentown: Breezy Nook Pet Crematory, 452 Presbyterian Hill Road, Stephentown, NY 12168, (518) 733-9896, http://www.breezynook.com/
Syracuse: Pet Haven Cemetery, 4501-3 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215, (315) 469-1212
Utica: My Pet Memorial Park, Stevens-Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY
13502, (315) 732-8440, http://www.stevens-swan.org/services.asp
Wantagh: Pet Memorial Park, Bideawee, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793-3335, (516) 785-6153, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.bideawee.org/programs_&_services/memorial_parks/services.php
Westhampton: Pet Memorial Park, Bideawee, 118 Old Country Road, Westhampton, NY 11977, 631.325.0219, email@example.com, http://www.bideawee.org/programs_&_services/memorial_parks/services.php
W. Babylon: Pet Crematory Agency, 164 Cabot St., W. Babylon, NY 11704, 1-866-717-PETS, http://www.petcrematoryagency.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
W. Chazy: Remember Me Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 3701 Military Tpke., West Chazy, NY 12992-2811, (518) 493-7070, email@example.com
W. Rush: Rush Inter Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 139 Rush-West Rush Road,
Rush, NY 14543, (585) 533-1685, http://www.rushinterpetcemetery.com/
|Wallingford, CT: Dignity For Pets is a professional pet loss services company serving all of Connecticut and New York City. Dignity For Pets offers cremation and burial services as well as grief support and pet memorial products. At
http://www.dignity4pets.com you can create an online memorial and invite your friends to share thoughts and memories of your beloved pet. Dignity For Pets is available to transport your beloved pet from the veterinarian's office or your home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact us at 203-303-7335 or visit us online at
http://www.dignity4pets.com. Dignity for Pets, 1283 Whirlwind Hill Road, Wallingford, CT, 06492, firstname.lastname@example.org
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