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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.

Knoxville: Veterinary Social Work, Department of Comparative Medicine, 2407 Rive Drive, Rm. A205, Knoxville, TN 37996-4543, Pet loss support group meets every other Tuesday (see the website for the current schedule).

*Memphis: Barbara Wells, Memphis-Shelby Co. Veterinary Medical Association, Pet Loss Support Group, Memphis, TN, (901) 873-4127. Meets 1st Monday of the month, 6:45-8 p.m., at the 1st Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120


Franklin: Dr. Scott Gale, Dr. Scott Gale & Associates, 109 Holiday Court Suite A3, Franklin, TN,,

Nashville: Peg Beehan, Buttercup's Pet Bereavement Support, 1508 Clayton Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212, 615-269-4080,, Call regarding support group opportunities.

Nashville: Michele E. Burgner, LCSW, 2200 21st Avenue South, Suite 229, Nashville, TN 37212, 615-298-3010,,


Knoxville Area: Dr. Caroline Faust, All Great, Most Small, 865-315-8381,,

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,


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

Bristol: Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, 2223 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, TN 37620, 423-764-7123,, (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

Bluff City: Tetrick Funeral Home, 245 Main Street, Bluff City, TN 37618, 423-538-7131,, (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

*Clarksville: Garden of Love Pet Cemetery, 610 Needmore Road, Clarksville, TN 37040-5942 (mailing address 2571 Whitfield Rd., Clarksville, TN 37040-7500), (931) 647-8980

Cleveland: Constant Companion Pet Crematorium, 2417 Georgetown Road NW, Cleveland, TN 37311, (423) 472-8889,,

Elizabethton: Adored Pets Crematory/Hitchcock Memorials, Pet Crematory, 2295 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, TN 37643, 423-542-2912, 1-877-248-PETS (7387),,

Elizabethton: Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, 101 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37644, 423-543-5544,, (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

Elizabethton: Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37544, 423-542-2232,, (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

Erwin: Valley Funeral Home, 1085 North Main Avenue, Erwin, TN 37650, 423-743-9187,, (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

*Gallatin: Pet Rest Memorial Gardens, 1618 Hwy 109 N., Gallatin, TN 37066, (615) 452-3573

Johnson City: Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604, 423-610-7171,, (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

La Vergne: All-Tenn Pet & Horse Cremations, 2106 Ritter Rd., La Vergne, TN 37086, 615-828-7924,,

Millington: Dixie Memorial Pet Cemetery, 7960 Epperson Mill Rd., Millington, TN 38053, (901) 873-4127,,

Morrison: Companions Forever, Inc., P.O. Box 93, Morrison, TN 37357, 931-815-8550,,

Mountain City: Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, TN 37683, 423-727-7111 (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

Mountain City: Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683, 423-727-9221 (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

Murfreesboro: Loyal Friends Pet Memorials, 342 Walla Court, Murfreesboro, TN 37128, 615-896-7380,

Nashville: Nashville Pet Crematory, 2411 Kline Ave, Nashville, TN, 615 244-8938,,

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

Ooltewah: Pet Haven Cemetery & Crematory, 10088 Standifer Gap, Ooltewah, TN 37363, (423) 396-9877,

Roan Mountain: Tetrick Funeral Home - Rhododendron, 8460 Highway 19 E, Roan Mountain, TN 37687, 423-772-3928,, (works through Adored Pets Crematory, Elizabethton, TN -

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,, (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,, Serves FL, GA, TN, AL, MS; two registered grief counselors and registered pet funeral director on staff.


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