Group times and locations are subject to change; be sure to call, email or check website.

 

East Bay

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
(510) 969-6122 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   www.nancyschluntz.com

Dublin - Pet Loss Group 

Second & Fourth Mondays, 7-8:30 pm. Hope Hospice: 6377 Clark Ave, Dublin. Free with donations.
Contact Michele Shimamura for short intake interview (925) 683-8463 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  www.hopehospice.com    

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.
Richelle Pittella (650) 340-7022, ext 344 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.peninsulahumanesociety.org

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

 

Other Resources

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