Group times and locations are subject to change; be sure to call, email or check website.
Berkeley - East Bay Humane Society
Third Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm. 2700 9th Street, Berkeley. (510) 845-7735. Drop-in. Free, with donations appreciated. www.berkeleyhumane.org
Jill Goodfriend (510) 393-1359 www.jillgoodfriend.com
& Sylvia Wenninger (415) 341-4905 www.sylviawenninger.com
Castro Valley/Hayward - Pet Loss Group
Second Wednesday, 6:30-7:30pm. Free.
Rev. Nancy Schluntz, Interfaith Chaplain, call or email for location & reservation
Dublin - Pet Loss Group
Second & Fourth Mondays, 7-8:30 pm. Hope Hospice: 6377 Clark Ave, Dublin. Free with donations.
Walnut Creek - ARF/Hospice of the East Bay Pet Loss Support Group
Second Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm. Animal Rescue Foundation: 2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek. Free drop-in group.
Vicki Smith (925) 887-5678 ext 1075 www.hospiceeastbay.org
The Greater Bay Area
Milpitas - Humane Society Silicon Valley Companion Animal Loss Support Group
First Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm. 901 Ames Ave, Milpitas.
Vicki Traylor (650) 771-2707. Shelter contact: Beth Ward (408) 262-2133 x178. www.hssv.org
Burlingame - Peninsula Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group
Second Thursday, 7-8:30 pm. 1450 Rollins Rd, Burlingame.
San Francisco SPCA Pet Loss Group
First Tuesday, 7:30-9:00 pm. 243 Alabama St. (at 16th), 2nd floor, San Francisco. (415) 554-3000. Free, drop-in.
Dr. Cori Bussolari www.sfspca.org
San Rafael - Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin Pet Loss Group
Third Thursday, 7-8:30 pm. 901 E. Francisco Blvd, San Rafael. (415) 456-7372. www.pescm.com
Individual counselor: Lois Mark, LCSW, BCD. www.loisnmark.com
Moderated chat rooms for Pet Loss and Anticipatory Grief www.aplb.org
Monday Evening Virtual Candle Lighting Ceremony 7 pm www.petloss.com
Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets Help Line (707) 557-8595 www.pethospice.org
Pet-loss.net Grief support & info, memorial items, tributes www.pet-loss.net
Tufts Pet Loss Hotline (508) 839-7966 www.tufts.edu