In Loving Memory of Lucy
SPCA of Solano County Pet Loss Support Group
Group meets the first Tuesday of every month from 7 -8:30 pm at the SPCA of Solano County in the Education Classroom, located at 2200 Peabody Rd, Vacaville, CA 95687. This is a free service but donations are always accepted. Bring a photo of your beloved pet to share. The group will be facilitated by a mental health professional, Bonnie Mader, a pioneer in the field of pet loss and human emotion and the co-founder of the Pet Loss Support Hotline. The first 45 minutes Dr. Kelly Palm, the other co-founder of the Pet Loss Support Hotline will be there to answer medical questions.
Pet Loss support group facebook page
The purpose of this page is to promote the Pet Loss Support group at the SPCA in Vacaville. This page is not to give or receive advise on loss of a pet. Feel free to share with other pet owners during this difficult time pictures of your beloved pet.
* Grieving the Death of a Pet by Dr. Betty Carmack
* Pet Loss: A Thoughtful Guide for Adults and Children by Herbert Nieburg and Arlene Fischer
* A Snowflake in My Hand by Samantha Mooney
* Coping With Sorrow On the Loss of Your Pet by Moira Anderson
* Joy in a Wooly Coat by Julie Adams Church
* Coping With The Loss of a Pet by Christina M. Lemieux, Ph.D.
Especially for Children
* Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
* Cat Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
* The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst
* When a Pet Dies by Fred Rogers
* I'll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm
For more pet loss reading material go to the pet loss handouts tab
On line Resources
Other Pet Loss Support Groups
Berkeley East-Bay Humane Society Pet Loss Group : meets third Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm at 2700 9th Street at Carleton, in West Berkely. (510) 845-7735. www.berkeleyhumane.org Drop-in. Free with donations much appreciated. Facilitator: Jill Goodfriend (510) 393-1359
Davis: Yolo Hospice Pet Loss Support Group: Meets with no fee, first Monday of every month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis, CA. www.yolohospice.org website. (800) 491-7711; (530) 601-5756.
Dublin Pet Loss Group meets second and fourth Mondays 7-8:30 pm at Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave, Dublin. Free with donations. Contact Michele Shimamura to register (925) 683-8463 email@example.com
Hayward Pet Grief Support Group meets second Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 pm. Free. Contact Rev. Nancy Schluntz for registration and address, Nancy@Schluntz.com (510) 969-6122
San Francisico SPCA Pet Loss Group meets first Tuesday at 243 Alabama St. San Francisco, CA 7:30- 9 pm. (415) 554-3000. www.sfspca.org Free, drop-in group. Facilitator: Betty Carmack (414) 334- 5036.
San Mateo: Pennisula Humane Society and SPCA Pet Loss Group meets second Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm, 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame 94010. Free. Drop-in. Coordinator: Lindsay Reynolds (650) 340-7022 x 344. firstname.lastname@example.org
Walnut Creek Pet Loss Group meets second Tuesday, 5:30-7 pm at ARF, 2890 Mitchell Drive. Free drop-in group. Facilitatior: Vicki Smith (925) 887-5678 ext 1075. email@example.com
Nationwide/Vallejo Nikki Hospice Help LIne (707) 557-8595 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suicide Prevention Hotline
Caring for people caring for animals
Special services I can provide include:
--Blessings for new animals that come into your lives;
--Grief support for those who have experienced the loss of a pet;
--Celebration of Life or Memorial Service--honoring the life of your beloved pet. Each celebration is individualized based on what you want.
Please contact me at email@example.com or 707.642.0740. I will respond to your email or voice mail as quickly as possible.
Marriage and Family Therapist
348 Cernon St., Suite E, Vacaville, CA 95688