Helpful Links

Pet Loss Resources


The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement 

Grief Healing 
Pet Loss Support   
Rainbow Bridge 



ASPCA- The Pet Loss Page of the ASPCA 

877.474.3310 - The Pet Loss Hotline of the ASPCA

WSU - The Pet Loss Page of Washington State University 

​866.266.8635 - The Pet Loss Hotline of WSU 


Support Groups: 

Tacoma Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group - Meetings on the 2nd Saturday of every month​

Summit Veterinary Referral Center Pet Loss Support Group - 253.983.1114.  Meets every Thursday from 6:30-8pm. 


​​Grief Counselors: 

Human Animal Solutions 

Ann Howie, MSW, LICSW (Lacey / Olympia Area) 
Healing Pet Grief

Mimi Handlin, MSW (Seattle) 
Lauborough Counseling
Lou-Ann Lauborough, MSW, LICSW (Silverdale / Port Orchard) 
Paws To Connect Counseling
Rachel Wright, MSW, LSWAIC, CDP

Zen Counseling NW

Tanya Murdock, MA, MS (Gig Harbor)

Other Local Home Euthanasia Services

Peaceful Passing - Dr. Suzanne Thomas - 253.444.1840 (Gig Harbor & surrounding area) 


Gentle Hands Cherished Paws - Dr. Jason Goodwin - 425.507.5274 (Renton & surrounding area) 

​​Gentle Passing - Dr. Therese Chan - 425.269.9984 (Seattle)


Compassion 4 Paws - Dr. Sara Render Hopkins - 425.802.2444 (Edmonds)

Animal Hospice

IAAHPC - The website of the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care