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New York Pet Loss Resources

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(607) 253-3932 - Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline, T/Th 6-9 pm ET; messages will be returned,


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,, 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, or visit

Fairport/Rochester: Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450, 585-223-1330, 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,, 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,, 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, 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 to confirm meeting dates.

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.

Westhampton: Bideawee, 118 Old Country Road Westhampton, NY 11977, 866-262-8133, Meets 1st each month from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free.

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. Meetings are free; pet owners are encouraged to bring a photo and/or memento of the pet to the session.


Bellmore: Bill Solz, LCSW, CASAC, 16 East 40th Street Suite 1001, New York, NY 10016, 516-390-3503,,

Buffalo: Thomas Fronczak, LCSW-R, 4476 Main Street Suite 208, Amherst, NY 14226 (401)431-2953,,

Lansing: Mary-Hale Andres, BA, Asbury Road, Lansing, NY 14882, (607) 257-2213,

New York: Jennifer Breslow, LCAT, ATR-BC, 1115 Broadway, 11th Fl, New York, NY 10010, 646-481-5228,, Offers phone & Skype counseling.

New York: Marnie Halpert, LCSW-R, 161 Madison Avenue 10 NW, New York, N.Y. 10016, 203-536-4903,,

New York: Jeann Linsley LCSW, 599 West End Ave. Apt 10C, New York, NY 10024, 917-679-0136,,,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,,

New York: Real Talk Therapy NYC, 49 West 24th Street, 10th Fl, New York, NY 10010, 646-707-2224,,

New York: Laurel Steinberg, 280 Madison Avenue, Suite 205, New York, NY 10016, (917) 574-0825,,

Plainview: Janet Zimmerman, LCSW-R, 631-643-6205, Plainview, NY (also offices in Huntington),, 3-session pet loss bereavement program. Offers Skype counseling.

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

Yonkers: Noel and Robbin Clarke, Emerald Counseling Services. Emerald Counseling offers a Pet Bereavement and Loss service, which can help you as you are dealing with the loss of your beloved pet. We offer an understanding and empathetic relationship as you seek to journey forward with the painful wound of pet loss. 475 Bronx River Road, Yonkers, NY 10704, 914-318-6928,


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,,

Long Island: Dr. Kristine Campanelli and Dr. Heather Manfredi, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, Long Island, NY, 631-910-4998,,

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,

Sherman, CT: Dale Krier, Creature Comforts - In Home Hospice and Euthanasia. 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,,

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,,


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

Brooklyn: Pet Crematory Agency, 1724 Bath Ave, Brooklyn, NY, (718) 748-2104,,

Canandaigua: Ontario County Humane Society, Inc., 2976 County Road 48, Canandaigua, NY, 585-396-4590,

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,,

Huntington: Sheltervale Pet Cemetery, LittleShelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, 33 Warner Rd., Huntington, NY 11743, (631) 368-8770,,

Hyde Park: Faithful Companion Pet Memorial Park & Cremation, Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538, 845-452-7722 ext 119,,

Ithaca: Pet Cremation Services, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, S2060 Schurman Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, 607.253.3288,,

Middle Island: Regency Forest Pet Memorial Park, 760 Middle Country Road, Middle Island, NY 11953, (631) 345-0600,, (handles horses)

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

Ozone Park: All City Pet Creation, 102-09 101st Ave., Ozone Park, NY 11416, (718) 805-2204, 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,,

Staten Island: Church of St. Andrew Pet Cemetery, 40 Old Mill Road, Staten Island, NY 10306, 718.351.0900>,

Stephentown: Breezy Nook Pet Crematory, 452 Presbyterian Hill Road, Stephentown, NY 12168, (518) 733-9896,

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,

Wantagh: Pet Memorial Park, Bideawee, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793-3335, (516) 785-6153,,

Westhampton: Pet Memorial Park, Bideawee, 118 Old Country Road, Westhampton, NY 11977, 631.325.0219,,

W. Babylon: Pet Crematory Agency, 164 Cabot St., W. Babylon, NY 11704, 1-866-717-PETS,,

W. Rush: Rush Inter Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 139 Rush-West Rush Road, Rush, NY 14543, (585) 533-1685,,

See also Connecticut listings.

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  • Understand the feelings you're going through -- and find ways to ease the pain
  • "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
  • Determine when and how to bring a new companion into your home (how soon is too soon?)
  • Improve your chances of recovering a lost or stolen pet
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