Dealing with the loss of a pet can be a long and painful process. If you or someone you know is struggling with the death of a pet, you may find the following resources to be helpful. We also recommend Moira Allen's book, Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet. Her book is available on Amazon.com in print and on Kindle.

Support Groups

  • Eden Prairie: AEVS Pet Loss & Grief Support Group
    7721 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    952-746-5752
  • Golden Valley: Animal Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group
    845 Meadow Lane N, Golden Valley, MN 55422
    763-849-2205 ~ 612-730-6016
  • Oakdale: AERC, contact Heidi Brenegan
    1163 Helmo Avenue N, Oakdale, MN 55128
    651-501-3766 ~ 651-501-3759 x 114
  • St. Paul: Companion Animal Love, Loss & Memories Group (U of M Veterinary Social Work Services)
    1365 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
    612-624-9372

Counselors