• Pet Loss Support Groups

  • (note that many of the listed support groups are free resources)

    Dublin Hope/Hospice Pet Loss Support Group meets second and fourth Monday of each month at 6377 Clark Ave, Dublin.  Contact Michele Shimamura, LMFT,  925-683-8463, micheles@hopehospice.com website: www.hopehospice.com/grief-support-center/programs-and-classes/


    Berkeley Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 2700 9th Street at Carleton, West Berkeley from 7-8:30 pm. It is a free drop-in group, however, donations for BEBHS are appreciated. For more information, call BEBHS at (510) 845-7735, or visit the web site www.berkeleyhumane.org. 
Facilitator: Jill Goodfriend, RN. LCSW (510) 393-1359 (jill.goodfriend@sbcglobal.net)


    Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation meets second Tuesday of each month, 5:30-7:00pm, 2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA, contact Vicki Smith LMFT 925-887-5678 X1075 or vickis@hospiceeastbay.org


    San Francisco SPCA Pet Loss Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 243 Alabama St, San Francisco from 7:30-9 pm. It is free and there is no need to register. 
Call (415) 554-3000 (www.sfspca.org) for more information.
Facilitator: Cori Bussolari.


    Castro Valley/Hayward 
 Castro Valley/Hayward monthly Pet Loss Support Group meets every second Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at no charge. Contact Nancy Schluntz at 510-969-6122 or e mail Nancy at Nancy@Schluntz.com for a short intake, location and to reserve a space.


    San Mateo: Peninsula Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group meets on the second Thursday of the month from 7 to 8:30pm at 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame 94010. Free, drop-in. Doordinator: Lindsay Reynolds (650) 340-7022 x344 (Lvanbuskirk@phs.spca.org)


    Note: Dates, times, and locations subject to change. Contact facilitators for current information.