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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.

Eugene: Marcella Fox, Companioning Care LLC - Pet Grief Support Program, PO Box 50073, Eugene, OR 97405, (541) 255-7116,, Coping support when your pet is aging or has been given a serious diagnosis. Grief support when your animal companion has died or left your life another way. Daytime and evening groups and individual support sessions. Sliding scale. Please call, text, or email for more information.

Portland: Enid Traisman, MSW, Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital, 1984 NW Petty Grove, Portland, OR 97209, (503) 234-2061, Four meetings per month: 1st Thursday 12:00PM; 2nd Thursday 9:00AM; 3rd Monday 7:00PM; 3rd Thursday 7:00PM.

Portland: Pet's Point of View, P.O. Box 86024, Portland, OR 97286, 503-953-0335. Meets monthly. Contact Ute Luppertz,, for details.


Bend: Mobile Cat & Dog Vet has been providing private, compassionate euthanasia for dogs and cats in the comfort of home for over 12 years. We are available for appointments in Central Oregon - same day and weekend appointments are available. We are also proud to provide geriatric comfort care, hospice services and quality of life consultations. Please call 541-647-6810 or email for more information or to set up an appointment.

Eugene: Rebecca LaMarche, Peaceful Paws, PO Box 411, Springfield, OR 97477, 541-359-4772, In-home euthanasia and hospice care.

Eugene: Teri Sue Wright, DVM, Balance Veterinary Care, 3469 Hilyard St Eugene, OR 97405, 541-343-5028,,

PACIFIC MAGNOLIA VETERINARY offers euthanasia services for dogs and cats in the peace and familiarity of their own home. It was born out of a passion that people have an option for themselves and their pets to honor this passage in the protection and privacy of home rather than a medical setting. Feeling safe and comfortable contributes to a peaceful transition for the pet and a supported emotional experience for their owner. Available 7 days a week by appointment with same day and evening often available. We service Eugene, Springfield, greater Lane County, Albany and Corvallis. Molly Stewart, (541) 968-9979,,

Lake Oswego: Louise Mesher, DVM, At Home Veterinary Services, 16869 SW 65th Ave #396, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, 503-281-1631,,

Northwestern Oregon and Southern Washington: Deborah Rotman, DVM, Loving Hands In Home Pet Euthanasia. As a veterinarian with 17 years experience, I will give you the information and encouragement you need to make a decision that feels right for you and your loving companion. I provide FREE consultation with potential clients about: · How to decide when is the right time for your pet to transition · How the euthanasia process works · How various disease processes may progress over time · What to look for when monitoring your pets' quality of life · Cremation options and can make all necessary arrangements for body care afterwards. (503) 489-8421,,

Portland, Salem: Lori Gibson, DVM, Compassionate Care Home Pet Euthanasia Service Compassionate Care is the Portland area's most recommended local home euthanasia service dedicated to providing peaceful cat and dog euthanasia in the privacy and stress-free environment of home in the Portland and Salem, OR, and Vancouver, WA, and outlying areas. We are widely available 7 days/week. We have earned an exceptional reputation for professional and personal attention, and a gentle yet experienced touch. In addition to in-home mobile dog and cat euthanasia service, we can also provide aftercare counseling and assistance, including transport to a local pet crematory for private or communal pet cremation service if desired. 503-880-1172,,

Portland: Pet Loss At Home, One hour radius of Portland, 877-219-4811, 8am-8pm, Seven Days A Week, Within 1-3 Hours Notice, One Hour Radius of Greater Portland Area. Multiple Veterinarians, Better Availability.

Salem: Erika Halle, Dr. Halle's Healing Hands, Salem, OR, 97304, 541-740-9106,,


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

Albany: Riverside Pet Crematory, 34685 Riverside Drive, Albany, Oregon, 541-926-0251,,

Bend: Horizon Pet Cremation, 1723 NE Lytle Street, Bend, OR 97701, 543-318-0026,,

Central Oregon: See Prineville.

Creswell: Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home (see Eugene)

Eugene: Lane Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home, 5300 West 11th, Eugene OR 97402, (541) 343-1684,,

Eugene: Rest Assured Pet Cremation, 90504 Hwy 99, Eugene, OR 97402, 541-746-0244,,

Junction City: Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home (see Eugene)

Lincoln City: Pathways Pet Memorial Gardens, 4096 NE Hwy 101, Lincoln City, OR 97367, (541) 994-5444,,

Medford: Green Acres Pet Cemetery & Crematorium, 1849 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, OR 97504, (541) 773-6199,

Portland: Family Animal Services, 17819 NE Riverside Pkwy, Suite B, Portland OR 97230, 503-665-8300, or,

Portland: Pet Memorial Services, Oregon Humane Society, 1067 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland OR 97211, (cremation and burial)

Prineville: Annie's Healing Hearts Pet Memorial & Cremation Services, 2675 SW High Desert Drive #26, Prineville, OR 97754, (541) 408-6925,, Serves all of Central Oregon.

Springfield: Rest Assured Pet Cremation, LLC, P.O. Box 549, Springfield, OR 97477, (541) 746-0244,,

Springfield:Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home (see Eugene)

Sweet Home: Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long Street, Sweet Home, OR 97386, (541) 367-2891,,

Tualatin: Dignified Pet Services - Cremations and Memorials, 8976 SW Tualatin-Sherwood RD, Tualatin, OR 97223, 503-885-2211, 888-566-2211, (handles horses).

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Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet is now available as an e-book (PDF) for just $5!
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When a pet dies, you want help... fast!

You'll find it in Moira Allen's Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet. In a book filled with comfort, compassion and support, you'll find the tools and tips you need to:
  • 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
  • Help a friend cope with loss

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