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HOTLINES:

(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/.


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.

Buffalo/Lackawanna: Day By Day Pet Caregiver Support, Community Pet Health Care, 1395 Abbott Road, Lackawanna, NY, 484-453-8210, daybydaypetsupport@comcast.net, http://www.daybydaypetsupport.com. Meets 2nd Saturday of the month, 12-1 p.m.

Buffalo: The Empty Leash Pet Loss Support Group. Meets at The Abbott Rd Veterinary Hospital, 3816 Abbott Rd., Orchard Park, NY 14127. Times are every other Monday night 6:30- 8:00pm Must register with Kym before attending; contact Kym at 716-714-5785 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.

Hyde Park: Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538, 845-452-7722 ext 415, info@dcspca.org, https://dcspca.org/pet-loss-grief-support-group/. Support group held on the first Thursday of the month, 6-7 p.m. Free; please call or send a message by e-mail to reserve a space.

Manhattan: Bideawee, Manhattan Learning Center, 410 East 38th St., New York, NY 10016, 212-532-4986, ManhattanLearning@bideawee.org, https://www.bideawee.org/Pet-Memorial-Parks-Pet-Loss-Support. 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: Jennifer Breslow, Art Therapy Pet Loss Workshops, 1115 Broadway, 11th Fl., New York, NY, 646-481-5228, artpsychotherapynyc@gmail.com, http://www.artpsychotherapynyc.com/art-therapy-pet-loss-workshops-in-nyc/. Monthly workshops are held the third Thursday of each month from 6:00-7:30, $50/workshop, includes all art materials, register online. Connect with others and create something tangible to celebrate your pet.

New York: Pet Loss Support Program, Animal Medical Center, 510 E. 62nd St., New York, NY 10021, (212) 838-8100, http://www.amcny.org/petlosssupportgroup. The group meets every other Tuesday from 6:15 PM to 8:15 pm in the 57th floor conference room of the hospital. Please check the website, call or e-mail info@amcny.org to confirm meeting dates.

Rochester: See Fairport.

Wantagh: Bideawee, 3300 Beltagh Ave, Wantagh, NY 11793, 516-785-4199, ext. 1., WantaghLearning@bideawee.org. Meets 1st & 3rd Saturday each month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free. https://www.bideawee.org/Pet-Memorial-Parks-Pet-Loss-Support

Westhampton: Bideawee, 118 Old Country Road Westhampton, NY 11977, 866-262-8133, WesthamptonVet@bideawee.org. Meets 1st each month from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free. https://www.bideawee.org/Pet-Memorial-Parks-Pet-Loss-Support

Yonkers: Animal Specialty Center, 9 Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701, (914) 457-4000. Meetings held first and third Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m. http://www.vcaspecialtyvets.com/animal-specialty-center/departments-doctors/departments/counseling. Meetings are free; pet owners are encouraged to bring a photo and/or memento of the pet to the session.


COUNSELORS:

Bellmore: Bill Solz, LCSW, CASAC, 16 East 40th Street Suite 1001, New York, NY 10016, 516-390-3503, Bill@StressSolutionsNY.com, http://stresssolutionsny.com/contact/

Brooklyn: Susan Lee Bady, MSW, BCD, 133 Eighth Ave. Apt 2B, Brooklyn, NY 11215, (718) 638-8113, susanleebady@susanleebady.com, http://www.susanleebady.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), support@lipetloss.com, http://www.lipetloss.com. 3-session pet loss bereavement program.

Lansing: Mary-Hale Andres, BA, Asbury Road, Lansing, NY 14882, (607) 257-2213, ma36@cornell.edu

New York: Jennifer Breslow, LCAT, ATR-BC, 1115 Broadway, 11th Fl, New York, NY 10010, 646-481-5228, artpsychotherapynyc@gmail.com, http://www.artpsychotherapynyc.com

*New York: Sheila C. Davidson, LCSW, 45 East 89th Street - Apt. 24C, N.Y., N.Y. 10128, (917) 676-2636, sheilacsw@aol.com

New York: Marnie Halpert, LCSW-R, 161 Madison Avenue 10 NW, New York, N.Y. 10016, 203-536-4903, supportforu@earthlink.net, https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Marnie_Halpert_LCSW-R_New+York_New+York_57412

New York: Jeann Linsley LCSW, 599 West End Ave. Apt 10C, New York, NY 10024, 917-679-0136, jllwea@gmail.com, https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Jeann_Linsley_MSW,CSW_New+York_New+York_34020

*New York: Julie Ross, LCSW-R, Ph.D., 1841 Broadway, Suite 700, New York, NY 10023, 917-880-1928

New York: Willa Shapiro, LCSW, 16 East 41st Street Suite 5A, New York, NY 10017, 212-545-7652, willa@affordablepsychotherapynyc.com, http://www.affordablepsychotherapynyc.com

New York: Laurel Steinberg, 280 Madison Avenue, Suite 205, New York, NY 10016, (917) 574-0825, DrLaurelSteinberg@gmail.com, http://www.LaurelSteinberg.com

New York: Marlynn Wei, MD, Union Square, Manhattan, New York, NY 10003, 917-740-5688, weimdjd@gmail.com, http://www.weitherapy.com

Plainview: Janet Zimmerman, LCSW-R, 631-643-6205, Plainview, NY (also offices in Huntington), support@lipetloss.com, http://www.lipetloss.com. 3-session pet loss bereavement program.

Red Hook: Marian A. McClellan, LCSW, 7385 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571, (845) 679-4877, http://www.marianmcclellantherapist.com/


IN-HOME EUTHANASIA/HOSPICE:

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>, drjana@calis-way.com, http://www.calis-way.com/

Center Moriches/Long Island: Daniel D'Amato, DVM, All Island Veterinary Care, PLLC, (631) 680-0330, allislandveterinarycare@gmail.com, http://www.allislandveterinarycare.com. Serves Nassau and Suffolk County (except North Fork) on Long Island.

Long Island/NYC: Pet Loss At Home, 8am-8pm, Seven Days A Week, Within 1-3 Hours Notice. Multiple Veterinarians, Better Availability. 877-219-4811, http://www.PetLossAtHome.com

Sherman, CT: Dale Krier, Creature Comforts Mobile Veterinary Clinic. Compassionate end-of-life care for your pets in the comfort and privacy of your home. Let me guide you through the decision making process so jointly we can decide, "When the time is right". I will be there to support you, not judge you. Servicing Western Fairfield and Litchfield Counties in CT and Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam Counties in NY. 860-355-0247, drkrier@yahoo.com, http://www.drdalekrier.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, DrMaryC@GentleGoodbye.org, http://www.GentleGoodbye.org


CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES:

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

Binghamton: Allens Pet Cemetery, c/o Binghamton Humane Society, 1946 State Route 12, Binghamton, NY 13901-5515, (607) 724-3709, BHumaneSoc@aol.com, http://www.bchumanesoc.com/

Brooklyn: Pet Crematory Agency, 1724 Bath Ave, Brooklyn, NY, (718) 748-2104, info@petcrematoryagency.com, http://www.petcrematoryagency.com/

Canandaigua: Ontario County Humane Society, Inc., 2976 County Road 48, Canandaigua, NY, 585-396-4590, http://www.ontariocountyhumanesociety.org (cremation services)

*Cato: Breezy Pines Pet Cemetery, 2447 Veley Road, Cato, NY 13033, (315) 626-2410

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, info@petcem.com, http://www.petcem.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, info@littleshelter.com, http://littleshelter.com/about/sheltervale-pet-cemetery/

Hyde Park: Faithful Companion Pet Memorial Park & Cremation, Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538, 845-452-7722 ext 119, info@dcspca.org, https://dcspca.org/faithful-companion-crematory-and-pet-cemetary/

Ithaca: Pet Cremation Services, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, S2060 Schurman Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, 607.253.3288, jpj22@cornell.edu, http://www.vet.cornell.edu/college/BioSafety/pdf/PetHydroCremationbrochure.pdf

Middle Island: Regency Forest Pet Memorial Park, 760 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953, (631) 345-0600, info@regencyforest.com, http://www.regencyforest.com/ (handles horses)

New York: Pet Haven Cemetery & Crematory, East End Ave., NY, 917-608-9729, http://pethavenservices.com/

New York: Pet Funeral & Cremation Service of New York City Inc., 800-993-4503, nycfuneraldirector@gmail.com, http://www.petfuneralandcremationnyc.com

Ozone Park: All City Pet Creation, 102-09 101st Ave., Ozone Park, NY 11416, (718) 805-2204, PetFuneral@AOL.COM, http://www.petcremationny.com/home.html

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, info@harrisfuneralhome.com, http://petsatpeace.harrisfuneralhome.com/

Staten Island: Church of St. Andrew Pet Cemetery, 40 Old Mill Road, Staten Island, NY 10306, 718.351.0900>, churchofstandrew@mac.com, http://churchofstandrew-si.com/pet-cemetery/

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, info@pethavencny.com, http://www.pethavencny.com/

Utica: My Pet Memorial Park, Stevens-Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY 13502, (315) 732-8440, https://stevens-swan.org/services-offered/pet-burial-pet-cremation-services/

Wantagh: Pet Memorial Park, Bideawee, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793-3335, (516) 785-6153, memorialparks@bideawee.org, https://www.bideawee.org/Pet-Memorial-Parks

Westhampton: Pet Memorial Park, Bideawee, 118 Old Country Road, Westhampton, NY 11977, 631.325.0219, memorialparks@bideawee.org, https://www.bideawee.org/Pet-Memorial-Parks

W. Babylon: Pet Crematory Agency, 164 Cabot St., W. Babylon, NY 11704, 1-866-717-PETS, info@petcrematoryagency.com, http://www.petcrematoryagency.com

*W. Chazy: Remember Me Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 3701 Military Tpke., West Chazy, NY 12992-2811, (518) 493-7070, onedigitjar@hotmail.com

W. Rush: Rush Inter Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 139 Rush-West Rush Road, Rush, NY 14543, (585) 533-1685, pollyatrush@yahoo.com, http://www.rushinterpetcemetery.com/

See also Connecticut listings.

 


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