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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.

Columbus: Dorothy Hall, MS, RN, Pet Loss Support Group, Villa Angela Care Center, 5700 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229, (614) 895-3416, Sessions are held 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of every month from 7:00 -8:30 PM. Preregistration is not necessary but feel free to contact Dorothy with questions.

Columbus/Worthington: Sue Mocniak, MSW, LISW, Restore Counseling, 500 W. Wilson Bridge Road, Ste. 75, Worthington, OH 43085, 614-354-6962. Individual counseling and Beyond Words Pet Loss Grief Group, this is a professional fee-based 5-week art therapy-based grief group.

Pickerington: Pet Loss Support Group of Pickerington and surrounding areas. Beginning in 2017, meets 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month from 3pm - 5pm at the Pickerington Local Library, 201 Opportunity Way, Pickerington, OH 43147. Everyone always welcome; always free. For more information contact Jennifer Owens, 937-725-4404, Visit us on Facebook.

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.


Canton: Carolyn Buck, MA, LPCC, LICDC, 2600 West Tuscarawas Street, Suite 340, Canton, OH 44708, 330-493-9607,, Offers phone & Skype counseling.

Columbus: Pat Ahl, Ahl Counseling Services, LLC, 136 Northwoods Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235, 614-529-8100,,

Columbus/Worthington: Sue Mocniak, MSW, LISW, Restore Counseling, 500 W. Wilson Bridge Road, Ste. 75, Worthington, OH 43085, 614-354-6962,

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. Client consultations are available by phone, e-mail or in person during regular office hours (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F).

Dayton:: Tracy Hunt, Turning Inward, LLC, 521 Windsor Park Drive, Dayton, OH 45459, 937-321-9794,,

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

Worthington: See Columbus.


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

Berkey/Toledo: Reith Pet Cemetery, 1100 Centennial Rd., Toledo, OH 43617-2112, (419) 829-2127,

Bucyrus: Four Little Paws Pet Memorial (crematory), PO Box 1049, Bucyrus, OH 44820, 419/562-1330,,

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

Canfield: Cecil Crematory at Angels for Animals, 4750 State Route 165 (4750 W. South Range Rd), Canfield, OH 44406, 330-502-5352,,

Canfield: Pet Haven Memorial Gardens, 3495 South Canfield-Niles Rd., Canfield, OH 44406, (330) 533-6811,,

Canton: Woodside Pet Cemetery, 6450 Shepler Church Rd SW, Navarre (Canton), OH 44662, 330-484-1997,

Cincinnati/Milford: Dogwood Pet Cremation Services, 529 Main Street, Milford (Cincinnati), OH, 45150, (513) 347-7387,

Cincinnati/Sharonville: Faithful Companion Pet Cremation Services, 11815 Highway Drive, Suite 700, Sharonville, OH 45241, (513) 733-1900,,

Circleville: Schoedinger Pet Services, Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Chapel, 151 East Main Street, Circleville, OH 43113, 740-474-3750,,

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

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,

Columbus: Green Mountain Equine Services, 888 Frank Road West, Columbus, OH 43223, 614-879-8200,

Columbus: Schoedinger Pet Services,

  • East Chapel, E. Livingston Avenue, Columbus, OH 43232, 614-861-6268,
  • Hilltop Chapel, 3030 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43204, 614-279-8675,
  • Linden Memorial Chapel, 2741 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43224, 614-267-8363,
  • Midtown Chapel, 229 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215, 614-224-610,
  • North Chapel, 5554 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229, 614-436-9220,
  • Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Road, Columbus, OH 43221, 614-457-5481,
  • Columbus: Central Ohio Pet Cremation / Veterinary Cremation Services, 2965 E. 4th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219, 614-751-9950,,

    Copley: Hummel Pet Serivces, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley, OH 44321 330-247-1401, 1-866-738-1501,

    Cridersville: Bayliff & Son Pet Crematory, 311 W. Main St., Cridersville, OH 45806, (419) 645-6700, toll-free 888-645-4501,,

    Dayton: Snider Pet Crematory, 5555 Philadelphia Drive, Dayton, OH, 45415, 937-274-1145,

    Delphos: Tails Remembered Pet Crematory, P.O. Box 122, Delphos, OH 45833, 567-204-5946, Accepts horses, to 4000 lbs.

    Dover: Geib Pet Crematory, 5600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH 44622 (across from Dover Burial Park), 330-343-5506,,

    Fletcher: Cron Mortuary Service, 6630 E. US. Rt. 36 Fletcher, OH 45326, 937-214-1095,,

    Gahanna: Schoedinger Pet Services, North Chapel, 1051 East Johnstown Road, Gahanna, OH 43230, 614-939-4558,,

    Grove City: Schoedinger Pet Services, Grove City Chapel, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123, 614-875-6333,,

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

    Huron: Groff Pet Loss Services (cremation), 2602R Bogart Rd, Huron, OH 44839, 419.433.4300,,

    Milford: Dogwood Pet Cremation Services - see Cincinnati

    Newark Schoedinger Pet Services,Criss-Schoedinger Chapel, 179 Granville Street, Newark, OH 43055, 740-345-9714,,

    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,,,

    Sharonville/Cincinnati: Faithful Companion Pet Cremation Services, 11815 Highway Dr., Suite 700, Sharonville, OH 45241, (513) 733-1900,,

    Springfield: Littleton & Rue Pet Cremation, 830 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503, (937) 323-6439,,

    Struthers: Angel's Rest Pet Cremation Service, 123 Poland Avenue, Struthers, OH 44471, (330) 750-1393, (800)757-1038,,

    Toledo: Paws & Remember Pet Cremation, 1021 Warwick Ave., Toledo, OH 43607, 419-578-7387,,

    Toledo/Berkey: Reith Pet Cemetery, 1100 Centennial Rd., Toledo, OH 43617-2112, (419) 829-2127,,

    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.,

    Valley View: See Cleveland

    Williamsfield Windhorse Farm Pet Cemetery, 9084 Simons South Rd., Williamsfield, OH 44093, (330) 876-0095,,

    Willoughby Hills: DeJohn Pet Services, DeJohn ~ Flynn ~ Mylott of Willoughby Hills, 28890 Chardon Road, Willoughby Hills, OH 44092, 216-658-9010,

    Worthington: Schoedinger Pet Services, Worthington Chapel, 6699 North High Street, Worthington, OH 43085, 614-848-6699,,

    Wickliffe: Pet Cremation Service, 29113 Anderson Road, Wickliffe, OH 44092, (440) 347-0950,

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