Support for Grieving Pet Parents
"His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears."
Austin Pet Loss Counseling
End of life medical decisions, saying goodbye to your companion animal, and your pet dying traumatically can leave you absolutely devastated. We will work together to find ways to cope and move through this death while honoring yourself and your loved one.
End of Pet Life & Anticipatory Pet Loss Counseling
Support for you after you have learned the news of your pet's illness and are faced with making end of life decisions on behalf of your beloved companion.
Monthly Pet Loss Support Group
2nd Friday of every month 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
3610 Abbate Cir, Austin, TX 78721
$15-$35 (pay what you can-cash or check only, please)
RSVP by phone or email
Heart Dog: Surviving the Loss of Your Canine Soul Mate by Roxanne Hawn
The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog's Life Quality and Longevity by Demian Dressler and Susan Ettinger
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions by Christopher K. Germer
Pet Loss Helpline for people who are either grieving the loss of a companion animal or are anticipating a loss are encouraged to call toll-free Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-9 pm Central Time (877) 394-CARE (2273).
ASPCA National Pet Loss Hotline - 877-GRIEF-10
Children and grief: https://www.veterinarywisdom.com/kids-and-grief
End of pet life decisions & grief: https://www.veterinarywisdom.com/petparents
Pet loss grief message board: http://www.petlossmessageboard.com/?forum=62448
Grief Support including chat room & message board:
By Connie Wilson | Photographs by Fred Fraser