Help With Loss

We understand losing a family member is never an easy thing to overcome.

For that reason, we offer scheduled grief counseling and support groups.

Online Resources

Below is a list of other local and national resources that allow you to connect with others grieving in the same way. Do not be afraid or uneasy to contact or utilize these groups. Sometimes it’s what you need to comfort the feeling of loss.

Pet Loss Library

Our Pet Loss Library features articles written by grief professionals that will address many of the questions you may have when dealing with the loss of a pet. It also contains articles and stories from others who have experienced a similar loss.

Support Groups

supportingHands
Alexandria
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the shelter’s community room. Free; all welcome.

Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304

703–746–4774

Fairfax
Fairfax County Animal Shelter

Meets 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:30 pm

Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030

703–830–1100

Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania
The Rite Circle Pet Bereavement Support Group

Meets every second Tuesday 7 pm at the CRRL

Contact Animal Rites

540–361–7487

Hampton Roads

Monthly pet loss support group meetings are held in Hampton and Va. Beach at the public libraries starting at 6 pm. Call or visit website for dates and locations.

6515 George Washington Mem. Hwy, Suite 100, Yorktown, VA 23692

757–788–9636

Richmond
Center for Human-Animal Interaction, School of Medicine, VCU

Call for times and eligibility; this group may be open only to clients of specific organizations.

804–828–PAWS • chai@vcu.edu

Virginia Beach
Hampton Roads Pet Loss Support Group,

Hampton Roads Veterinary Hospice, 4028 Rampart Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

757–474–5968

IMPS_MarkWhite

Explore our collection of pet memorial keepsakes.

In Memoriam Pet Services will be closed December 26th and January 2nd in observance of the holidays.

X