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SUPPORT GROUPS:

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.

Knoxville: UT Veterinary Medical Center, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, 865-755-8839, vetsocialwork@utk.edu. Pet loss support group meets every other Tuesday (see the website for the current schedule). http://vetsocialwork.utk.edu/pet-loss-support-group-2/


COUNSELORS:

Franklin: Dr. Scott Gale, Dr. Scott Gale & Associates, 109 Holiday Court Suite A3, Franklin, TN, drsgale@comcast.net, http://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Scott_J_Gale_EdD_Franklin_Tennessee_69797

Nashville: Peg Beehan, Buttercup's Pet Bereavement Support, 1508 Clayton Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212, 615-269-4080, standingcentered@bellsouth.net, http://www.petbereavementsupport.com/. Call regarding support group opportunities; provides phone & video counseling.

Nashville: Michele E. Burgner, LCSW, 2200 21st Avenue South, Suite 229, Nashville, TN 37212, 615-298-3010, michele@micheleburgner.com, http://www.micheleburgner.com/


IN-HOME EUTHANASIA/HOSPICE:

Nashville: Pet Loss At Home, 8am-8pm, Seven Days A Week, Within 1-3 Hours Notice, within 1 hour radius of Nashville area. Multiple Veterinarians, Better Availability. 877-219-4811, http://PetLossAtHome.com


CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES:

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

Cleveland: Constant Companion Pet Crematorium, 2417 Georgetown Road NW, Cleveland, TN 37311, (423) 472-8889, rcrobbiecody1@gmail.com, http://www.constantcompanionpc.com

Columbia: Pet Angel Memorial Center, 2467 Nashville Hwy., Columbia, TN 38401, 615-977-5524 info@petangelmemorialcenter.com, http://www.petangelmemorialcenter.com

Elizabethton: Adored Pets Crematory, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Suite B, Elizabethton, TN 37643, (423) 542-0911, 1-877-248-PETS (7387), Shawna Gragg, shawna@adoredpetscremations.com, http://www.adoredpetscremations.com/. This crematory works with a variety of funeral homes throughout the state, including:

  • Bluff City - Tetrick Funeral Home
  • Bristol - Oakley-Cooke Funeral Home
  • Elizabethton - Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Tetrick Funeral Home
  • Erwin - Valley Funeral Home
  • Johnson City - Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services
  • Mountain City - Henson Funeral Home, Hux-Lipford Funeral Home
  • Roan Mountain - Tetrick Funeral Home

    La Vergne: All-Tenn Pet & Horse Cremations, 2106 Ritter Rd., La Vergne, TN 37086, 615-828-7924, alltenn@msn.com, http://www.tenpetcrem.com

    Millington: Dixie Memorial Pet Cemetery, 7960 Epperson Mill Rd., Millington, TN 38053, (901) 873-4127, dixiememorial@gmail.com, http://www.dixiememorialpetcemetery.com/home

    Morrison: Companions Forever, Inc., P.O. Box 93, Morrison, TN 37357, 931-815-8550, companionsforever@charter.net, http://www.companionsforever.net

    Murfreesboro: Loyal Friends Pet Memorials, 342 Walla Court, Murfreesboro, TN 37128, 615-896-7380, http://www.goodshepherdpet.com/

    Oakland: Peebles Petland & Pet Cremation Center 10676 U.S. Highway 64, P.O. Box 301, Oakland, TN 38060, 901-465-4343, info@peeblespetcremations.com. Serving Memphis, Shelby County and the surrounding areas of Tennessee and North Mississippi. http://www.peeblespetcremations.com

    Ooltewah: Pet Haven Cemetery & Crematory, 10088 Standifer Gap, Ooltewah, TN 37363, (423) 396-9877, http://www.petcemeterychattanooga.com/index.htm

    Downsville, LA: Best Friends Crematory and Memorial Company, 366 Butch Pardue Road, Downsville, LA 71234, office & fax (318) 982-5023, (318) 680-3543 or (318) 255-3761, Cathyj@privatepetcremations.com, http://www.privatepetcremations.com. (Serves Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Tennessee)

    Apopka, FL: Greenbrier - Your Afterlife Pet Care Specialists, 3703 W. Kelly Park Rd., Apopka, FL 32712, 800-257-2107, 407-886-2620, dmulrine@greenbrierpets.com, http://www.greenbrierpets.com. Serves FL, GA, TN, AL, MS; two registered grief counselors and registered pet funeral director on staff.


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