Rhode Island Pet Loss Resources
Middletown: Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown, RI 02840, (401) 846-8276 , http://www.potterleague.org/ (click on "services and programs")
Westerly: Brina's Friends Pet Loss Support Group. Meets second Wednesday of the month at the Westerly Health Center on Upper High St. We welcome anyone who has lost a pet or has an elderly or sickly one, or if they would just like to help others through a difficult time. Contact Brinasfriends@aol.com. For more information call Judith at 596-5241.
|Newport: Marilyn Kanter is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in helping people deal the the impact of grief and loss. She has facilitated seminars at major
corporations for employees coping with grief. As a pet owner of several animals,
she has had personal experience in dealing the loss of a beloved pet and has
provided counseling to those pet owners who look for professional help to deal with
their grief. 19 Friendship St. #240, Newport, RI 02840, 401-849-8959, firstname.lastname@example.org
Providence: Thomas Fronczak, LICSW, ACSW, Wayland Wellness Associates, 120 Wayland Ave., Suite 4B, Providence, RI 02906, (401) 431-2953, TJFronczak@aol.com, http://www.tomfronczak.com/
Providence: VSA (Volunteer Services for Animals), 27 Dryden Lane, Providence, RI (401) 273-0358, http://www.volunteerservicesforanimals.org/, email@example.com
Cranston: Final Gift Pet Cremation Services, 2 Daniels Way, Cranston RI 02921, 401 464 8338, http://www.finalgift.com/,
firstname.lastname@example.org (can also arrange for burial at Rose Hill Pet Cemetery, below)
Middletown: Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown, RI 02840, (401) 846-8276 , http://www.potterleague.org/ (cremation - click on "services and programs")
Peace Dale: Rose Hill Pet Cemetery, Rose Hill Road, Peace Dale, RI 02883, (401) 789-1345
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