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    SUPPORT GROUPS:

    Cleveland: Tina W. Bulucea, MSSA, LISW (facilitator), held the last Tuesday of the month at The Shaker Heights Community Building at 3450 Lee Road, Shaker Hts., OH 44120, (216) 407-4037, tina@immortalpawprints.com, http://www.immortalpawprints.com/

    Columbus: Dorothy Hall, Pet Loss Support Group, 5700 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229, (614) 895-3416, djhall2451@att.net. Sessions are held 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of every month at Villa Angela Care Center.

    Russell Township: Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village, 15463 Chillicothe Rd., Russell Township, OH 44072. Led the first Monday of every month at 6pm by Meg Toukonen, RN, MSN, CNS, 440-338-4819, M.TOUKONEN@csuohio.edu

    Willoughby Hills: Pet Loss Bereavement Group, DeJohn Pet Services and Animal Hospital, Inc., 2735 SOM Center Road (at the corner of Route 6 and SOM Center Road), Willoughby Hills, Ohio, (440) 516-5555. Our meeting times are 6:30-8:00 PM and all are welcome. Led by Patty DeJohn, grief specialist at DeJohn~Flynn~Mylott Funeral Homes. http://www.dejohnfuneral.com/adv_tunnel.php

    Worthington: Sue Mocniak, MSW, LSW, Directions Counseling Group, 6797 N. High Street, Suite 350, Worthington, OH 43085, 614-888-9200, http://www.directionscounseling.com. Free support group every other thursday 6:30 - 7:30. Individual sliding-fee based professional counseling also available.


    COUNSELORS:

    Canton: Carolyn Buck, MA, LPCC, 304 15th St NE, Canton, OH 44714, (330) 454-8700, cbuck@neo.rr.com

    Cleveland: Tina W. Bulucea, MSSA, LISW, Immortal Paw Prints, LLC, (216) 407-4037, tina@immortalpawprints.com, http://www.immortalpawprints.com/

    Columbus: Pat Ahl, Ahl Counseling Services, LLC, 136 Northwoods Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235, 614-529-8100, pat@ahlcounseling.com, http://www.ahlcounseling.com/

    Columbus: Joelle Nielsen, MSW, LSW, Honoring the Bond Program Coordinator, Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center, 601 Vernon L. Tharp Street, Columbus, OH 43210, (614) 247-8607, http://vet.osu.edu/vmc/pet-owner-support-and-counseling. Client consultations are available by phone, e-mail or in person during regular office hours (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F)

    Fairlawn: Beth Britton, EdS, LPCC-S, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, 3632 W. Market St., Suite 103, Fairlawn, OH 44333, 330-670-8090, http://www.BethBrittonLPCC.com

    Medina: Marsha Michaels, MA, LPCC, 729 Huntley Drive, Medina, OH 44256, (330) 239-4680, memjoy24@adelphia.net

    Russell Township: Meg Toukonen, RN, MSN, CNS, Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village, 15463 Chillicothe Rd., Russell Township, OH 44072, 440-338-4819, M.TOUKONEN@csuohio.edu

    Worthington: Sue Mocniak, Directions Counseling Group, 6797 N. High Street, Suite 350, Worthington, OH 43085, 614-888-9200, info@directionscounseling.com, http://www.directionscounseling.com


    CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES:

    Berkey/Toledo: Reith Pet Cemetery, 1100 Centennial Rd., Toledo, OH 43617-2112, (419) 829-2127, http://reithpetcemetery.com/, reithpetcemeteryllc@yahoo.com

    Brookville: Royal Oak Pet Cemetery Inc., 7217 National Rd., Brookville, OH 45309-9217, 937-833-4140

    Bucyrus: Michele Glass, My Best Friend, LLC (crematory), PO Box 1049, Bucyrus, OH 44820, 419/562-1330, http://www.4pawspet.com/services.aspx, bestfriendllc@aol.com

    Canal Fulton: Butterbridge Pet Cemetery and Cremation Service (Heitger Funeral Services), 5542 Butterbridge Rd NW, Canal Fulton, OH 44614, (330) 833-3248, http://www.heitger.com/

    Canfield: Pet Haven Memorial Gardens at Green Haven, 3495 South Canfield-Niles Road, Canfield, OH 44406, 330-533-6811, jbonomo@bronzestonegroup.com

    Canfield: Cecil Crematory at Angels for Animals, 4750 State Route 165 (4750 W. South Range Rd), Canfield, OH 44406, 330-502-5352, http://www.angelsforanimals.org/osCecil.asp, info@angelsforanimals.org

    Canton: Woodside Pet Cemetery, 6450 Shepler Church Rd SW, Navarre (Canton), OH 44662, 330-484-1997, http://www.woodsidepetcemetery.com/

    Cincinnati: Char-Mac Pet Cremation Service, 11798 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45231, (513) 851-5791, http://www.charmacpeturns.com/Charmac.html

    Cincinnati/Milford: Dogwood Pet Cremation Services, 529 Main Street, Milford (Cincinnati), OH, 45150, (513) 347-7387, http://www.dogwoodpetservices.com, criggs@fuse.net

    Circleville: Schoedinger Pet Services, Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Chapel, 151 East Main Street, Circleville, OH 43113, 740-474-3750, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, circleville@schoedinger.com

    Cleveland: All-County Pet Crematory, 4701 Hinckley Industrial Pkwy., Cleveland, OH 44109, (216) 398-4282, http://www.allcountypetmemorialservices.com/

    Cleveland: Animal Kingdom Pet Cemetery, 5755 Wilson Mills Rd., Cleveland, OH 44143-3207, (440) 473-7999, http://www.westernfarmpc.com/ak.html

    Cleveland: Suburban Pet Crematory Service, 1600 Leonard St., Cleveland, OH 44113, (216) 291-4813

    Columbus: Pet Cremation Service, 888 Frank Road, Columbus, OH 43223, (614) 272-6550, http://petcremationcolumbus.com

    Columbus: Schoedinger Pet Services, East Chapel, E. Livingston Avenue, Columbus, OH 43232, 614-861-6268, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, east@schoedinger.com

    Columbus: Schoedinger Pet Services, Hilltop Chapel, 3030 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43204, 614-279-8675, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, hilltop@schoedinger.com

    Columbus: Schoedinger Pet Services, Linden Memorial Chapel, 2741 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43224, 614-267-8363, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, clevelandavenue@schoedinger.com

    Columbus: Schoedinger Pet Services, Midtown Chapel, 229 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215, 614-224-610, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, midtown@schoedinger.com

    Columbus: Schoedinger Pet Services, North Chapel, 5554 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229, 614-436-9220, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, north@schoedinger.com

    Columbus: Schoedinger Pet Services, Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Columbus, OH 43221, 614-457-5481, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, northwest@schoedinger.com

    Columbus: Central Ohio Pet Cremation / Veterinary Cremation Services, 2965 E. 4th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219, 614-751-9950, info@veterinarycremation.com, http://www.veterinarycremation.com

    Copley: Hummel Pet Serivces, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley, OH 44321 330-247-1401, 1-866-738-1501, http://www.hummelpetservices.com/index_petservices.htm

    Cridersville: Bayliff & Son Pet Crematory, 311 W. Main St., Cridersville, OH 45806, (419) 645-6700, toll-free 888-645-4501, http://www.bayliffandson.com/html/pet_services.html, info@bayliffandson.com

    Dayton: Routsong Funeral Home and Pet Cremation Services, 2100 E. Stroop Road, Dayton, OH 45429, 937-293-4137, http://www.routsong.com, info@routsong.com. Located in Kettering, serving the South Dayton communities.

    Dayton: Snider Pet Crematory, 5555 Philadelphia Drive, Dayton, OH, 45415, 937-274-1145, http://www.sniderpetcrematory.com/, info@sniderpetcrematory.com

    Delphos: Tails Remembered Pet Crematory, P.O. Box 122, Delphos, OH 45833, 567-204-5946, http://www.tailsremembered.com/, tailsremembered@hotmail.com. Accepts horses, to 4000 lbs.

    Dover: Geib Pet Crematory, 5600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH 44622 (across from Dover Burial Park), 330-343-5506, http://www.geibfuneral.com/petcrematory.html, info@geibfuneral.com

    Fletcher: Cron Mortuary Service, 6630 E. US. Rt. 36 Fletcher, OH 45326, 937-214-1095, cronmortuaryservice@yahoo.com, http://www.cronmortuaryservice.com/

    Gahanna: Schoedinger Pet Services, North Chapel, 1051 East Johnstown Road, Gahanna, OH 43230, 614-939-4558, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, northeast@schoedinger.com

    Galloway: CSW Farms Crematory & Memorial, 8651 Riebel Road, Galloway, OH 43119, (614) 879-8200, http://www.cswfarms.com/, cindy@cswfarms.com (handles horses)

    Grafton: Western Farm Pet Crematory & Cemetery, 12521 S. Island Rd., Grafton, OH 44044, (440) 748-1716, http://www.westernfarmpc.com/

    Grove City: Schoedinger Pet Services, Grove City Chapel, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123, 614-875-6333, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, grovecity@schoedinger.com

    Highland Heights: Animal Kingdom Pet Cemetery, 5755 Wilson Mills Rd., Highland Hts., OH 44143, (440) 473-7999, http://www.westernfarmpc.com/ak.html (cremations handled by Western Farm, above)

    Hamilton: Garden of Pines, 3482 Hamilton Scipio Rd., Hamilton, OH 45013, (513) 863-4440

    Harrison: Mount Hope Pet Cemetery, 8657 Mount Hope Rd., Harrison, OH 45030, (513) 367-9232

    Hubbard: Loving Pet Memorial Crematory, Hubbard, OH 44425, (330) 534-4965

    Huron: Kara Groff, Groff Pet Loss Services (cremation), 2602R Bogart Rd, Huron, OH 44839, 419.433.4300, kara@grofffuneralhomes.com, http://www.grofffuneralhomes.com/pet-loss.html

    Jackson Twp: Heitger Funeral Services, 5850 Wales Avenue N.W., Massillon, OH 44646, 330-830-0148, http://www.heitger.com/

    Jamestown:Pet Dignity - Pet Funeral Services, Jamestown, OH 45355; (937) 302-0306; http://www.freewebs.com/petdignity, pet_dignity@hotmail.com

    Kettering: Routsong Pet Loss Services, Routsong Funeral Homes, 2100 E. Stroop Road, Kettering, OH 45429, 937-293-4137, http://www.routsong.com/_mgxroot/page_10793.php, info@routsong.com

    Lebanon: Pines Pet Cemetery & Cremation Center, 764 Riley Wills Rd., Lebanon, OH 45036-9717, (513) 932-2270, http://pinespetcemetery.com

    Lima: Tails Remembered (crematory), Lima, OH 45805, 419-235-5555, http://www.tailsremembered.com, tailsremembered@hotmail.com. Practices hydrocremation; accepts any animal up to 4000 lbs.

    Mansfield: Angel Refuge Pet Cemetery, 2767 Park Ave. W, Mansfield, OH 44906-1025, (419) 529-2229

    Marietta: Pet Rest Memorial Gardens, Eastlawn Memorial Park, Newport Pike State Route 7 N., Marietta, OH 45750, (740) 373-2993

    Massillon: Heitger Funeral Services, 639 First Street N.E., Massillon, OH 44646, 330-833-3248, http://www.heitger.com/

    McConnelsville: Before Rainbow Bridge, LLC (pet cremation services), 8015 N. Pisgah Ridge Road N. W., McConnelsville, OH 43756, 740-962-3275, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Before-Rainbow-Bridge-LLC/279249503961

    Milford: Dogwood Pet Cremation Services - see Cincinnati

    Navarre: see Canton

    New Philadelphia: Geib Pet Crematory, 116 Second Street N.E., New Philadelphia, OH 44663, 330-343-5506, http://www.geibfuneral.com/petcrematory.html, info@geibfuneral.com

    Newark Schoedinger Pet Services,Criss-Schoedinger Chapel, 179 Granville Street, Newark, OH 43055, 740-345-9714, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, newark@schoedinger.com

    Ontario: Angel Refuge Pet Cemetery, 2726 Park Ave. W., Ontario, OH 44906, (419) 529-2229

    Proctorville: Rome Pet Cemetery, 1159 Cty Rd. 411, Proctorville, OH 45669, (740) 886-9888

    Richfield: Paws Awhile Pet Memorial Park, 3426 Brush Rd., Richfield, OH 44286-9464, (330) 659-4270, http://www.pawsawhilepet.com/, cemetery65@aol.com

    Sharonville: Faithful Companion Pet Cremation Services, 11815 Highway Dr., Suite 700, Sharonville, OH 45241, (513) 733-1900, ohcontact@faithfulcompanion.com, http://www.faithfulcompanion.com/

    Springfield: Littleton & Rue Pet Cremation, 830 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503, (937) 323-6439, http://www.littletonandrue.com/_mgxroot/page_10725.php, info@littletonandrue.com

    Struthers: Angel's Rest Pet Cremation Service, 123 Poland Avenue, Struthers, OH 44471, (330) 750-1393, (800)757-1038, http://www.angelsrestcremation.com/, director@AngelsRestCremation.com

    Toledo: Metro Pet Funeral Home, 972 Emerald Ave., Toledo, OH 43609, (419) 241-8326

    Toledo/Berkey: Reith Pet Cemetery, 1100 Centennial Rd., Toledo, OH 43617-2112, (419) 829-2127, http://reithpetcemetery.com/, reithpetcemeteryllc@yahoo.com

    Toledo/Waterville: Karnik Memorial Garden, 5411 Black Road Toledo / Waterville, OH, 800-820-6973. As Ohio's leading Equine and Pet Cremation Services provider for over 30 years, Karnik Memorial Garden is committed to providing all pet owners with compassion and dignity in dealing with the loss of their loved ones. As of 2011, we now offer horse cremation. We respectfully and humanely handle your equine/horse during the entire cremation process. http://www.karnikmemorialgarden.com, info@karnikmemorialgarden.com

    Vermilion: North Coast Pet Crematory, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, OH 44089 440-967-4040; 440-967-3212; http://www.northcoastpetcrematory.com

    Waterville: Karnik Memorial Garden (see Toledo)

    Williamsfield Windhorse Farm Pet Cemetery, 9084 Simons South Rd., Williamsfield, OH 44093, (330) 876-0095, http://www.windhorsefarm.net/petcemetery.htm, meg@windhorsefarm.net

    Willoughby Hills: DeJohn Pet Services, DeJohn ~ Flynn ~ Mylott of Willoughby Hills, 28890 Chardon Road, Willoughby Hills, OH 44092, 216-658-9010, http://www.dejohnfuneral.com/adv_tunnel.php

    Wooster: Pines Pet Cemetery, c/o Sherwood Memorial Gardens, 7067 Cleveland Road, Wooster, OH 44691-9694, (330) 345-7700

    Worthington: Schoedinger Pet Services, Worthington Chapel, 6699 North High Street, Worthington, OH 43085, 614-848-6699, http://www.petpassages.com/, http://www.schoedinger.com/what-we-do/pet-services, worthington@schoedinger.com

    Xenia: Foresthaven Pet Memorial Gardens, 1071 Long Road, Xenia, OH 45385, (937) 372-5688


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