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Pet Loss Support Resource Center

Our services include support groups, individual support, and our Journey Course.


Featured Group Sessions


Unexpected or Traumatic Loss

For pet parents who are experiencing grief unexpectedly, after a traumatic event, accident or at an unforeseen age.

Cost: Free

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Anticipatory Grief

For pet parents who are experiencing distress before the loss of their loved one and supported by fellow pet parents.

Cost: Free

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Pet Loss Support Groups

A safe and compassionate environment for those who want to listen, share, and celebrate the life of their treasured pet with others who are suffering a similar loss. 

Cost: Free

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Personal Support

Our individual support sessions are for pet parents who desire personalized support on how to heal following the death of their beloved pet. 

Cost: $50.00 for a 50-minute session

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Pet Loss Journey Course

This 6-week course is designed for pet parents who wish to have an additional level of knowledge and support surrounding the death of their pet.

Cost: $149.00 for the 6-week course

Our Pet Loss Team

Christiana Saia, GC-C
Certified Grief Coach


Kelly Cormier, CGE
Certified Grief Coach


Kaitlin Olmstead, MSW
Certified Grief Coach


Cristina Perez, CGC
Certified Grief Coach

Facebook Pet Loss Support Community

facebook-iconAn accepting, safe space to share stories, get support, and read posts from others struggling with the loss of a pet.



Arms of Love Journal

Download our free pet loss journal to help you through the first year after saying goodbye.



Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to common FAQs about Lap of Love Pet Loss Support services.



Pet Memorials

Leave a tribute to your pet who has crossed the rainbow bridge and the paw prints they've forever left on your heart.



Share Your Experience

Share how our Pet Loss Support services helped you during this hard time.

Other Pet Loss and Grief Resources


Explore Lap of Love's pet loss support resources to help you cope after the loss of your pet.

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Contact our Pet Loss Support Team with questions.

Important emergency and crisis services information:

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Call or text the 3-digit nationwide code: 988
Online chat, 24/7, free, confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources.

Suicide Hotline Numbers by State
Suicide prevention, awareness, and support

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds from the Crisis Text Line’s secure online platform.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Text NAMI to 741741
Confidential, free crisis counseling

Call 211 to get immediate, expert help and also to find on-going local support.

Veterans Crisis Line
800-273-8255 (TALK), Press 1 or text 838255
24/7 service for veterans and their loved ones.

The Trevor Project
866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
24/7 crisis and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ people.

Listeners on Call
Connect anyone, anywhere, anytime with someone who has a related personal experience and is ready to listen. Visit their site for pricing information and to download their app.

National Depression Hotline
24/7 nationwide hotline for people struggling with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

"One of the best decisions I made was to attend online pet loss support groups offered by the veterinary network, Lap of Love, which offered free sessions (which happen every day) as well as a 6-week pet loss “journey” course for good measure." 

- Jen Reeder
  Pet Journalist

Read Jen's full article about her pup Peach and her grief journey published on Huffpost